Monday, August 16, 2010
On Friday, the 13th, Q2 asked New York's community of adventurous music lovers to react to and document, via Q2's Facebook and Twitter accounts, a visceral and cerebral performance that took place at the Whitney's Christian Marclay: Festival. The concert was led by the seminal downtown guitarist/composer/saxophonist Elliott Sharp, who performed and conducted Marclay's Graffiti Composition with the electric guitar quartet, Dither.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
A summer group show in Chelsea lampoons our obsession with youth, torture memos inspire an installation at The Whitney, artists play with metal building blocks in SoHo, and a Weimar-era painter gets a long-awaited solo exhibit at the Neue Galerie uptown. A guide to what's happening now:
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
By Alex Ambrose
Composer and performer Elliott Sharp teams up with the New York-based Dither guitar quartet to perform at the Whitney Museum tonight at 7 p.m. to perform Christian Marclay’s Chalk Board. Learn more about the performance and watch WQXR's video about the project.
Saturday, April 30, 2005
Over the past couple of months, critics have been breathlessly extolling the Tim Hawkinson retrospective at the Whitney Museum here in New York. Hawkinson's work can grab you in unexpected ways — like his tiny, perfect bird skeleton that on closer examination is constructed from the artist's own ...