One of the artists in Lisson Gallery's Aspects of Abstraction show was a revelation to me: Leon Polk Smith. Smith said "You can't explain a painting. It explains itself, if you give it a chance."
Seated Ballerina by Jeff Koons
The cloth alone weighs 200 pounds: the piece can be inflated in 20 minutes flat.
Chantal Joffe at Cheim & Read
Bella on Red, part of Chantal Joffe's show. Creamy skin and an acidic glance in this painting of the nine-year-old child of a friend.
Intriguing work from New York galleries, art fairs and museum shows. These pieces are part of my effort to connect viewers with contemporary art by giving tours through this website. Be sure to support this endeavor by liking Art Gallery Circuit on Facebook