Aug 6, 2015
Press Coverage: Carson, Jones, Perlman, Rupp
Gallery 98’s online exhibitions continue to resurrect important art and artists from the 1970s and ’80s. The art press and blogs have noticed. Here are some informed articles that expand the focus on artists we have featured.
“Poster Boy,” by Bruce Helander, Huffington Post, September 20, 2013
“The Fleshtones Rock Out in ‘Soul City’ (Co-written by a Young Lou Reed),” by Richard Metzger, Flavorwire, October 16, 2014
There is much more to the work of M. Henry Jones than the cut-out photographs from the film “Soul City” that we featured on Gallery 98. Dangerous Minds founder Richard Metzger reminds us of Henry’s links to bohemian legend Harry Smith, and to an extraordinary class at the School of Visual Arts that also included Keith Haring and Joe Coleman.
“Finger-Paint Portraits of Patrons from a Times Square Bar in ’80s New York,” by Alison Nastasi, Flavorwire, March 29, 2015
Flavorwire brought attention to the finger-paint portraits that Cara Perlman did of patrons in the Times Square bar Tin Pan Alley. This one is of Haoui Montaug, a nightlife legend who worked the doors of New York’s most famous hotspots.
“Christy Rupp on Rats, Geese, and the Ecology of Public Art,” by Tiernan Morgan, Hyperallergic, February 20, 2015
Christy Rupp’s environmentally aware art was ripe for attention. Tiernan Morgan’s extensive interview with Christy in Hyperallergic goes way beyond the early rat works that we featured on Gallery 98.