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Painter Steve DiBenedetto on Chaos and Overload

by: Kate Messinger

We visited DiBenedetto in his studio in Long Island City for a view inside the process of creating chaos, and a talk about the joy of overload in a world of minimal.

Tags: Half Gallery, interview, Kacie Tomita, Kate Messinger, painter, Steve DiBennedetto, the WILD, the wild art
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Gallery Spy: About-Face

by: Kate Messinger

In secret, in crowds, in the gallery and around the world, Gallery Spy is noticing an art trend that's all about face.

Tags: balloon room, Bianca Ozeri, Faceless, Half Gallery, Important Projects, Jeff Cowen, Mac Katter, martin creed, Mediamatic, scales, Steve DiBenedetto, the aldrich museum, The Wild Magazine

Objects without restrictions at Half Gallery

by: Bianca Ozeri

The Upper East Side now has a permanent—and much needed—fixture of creativity in the form of Half Gallery. The homely space’s second show since moving up to 78th and Madison opened last night with a […]

Tags: Bianca Ozeri, Blair Thurman, Erin Goldberger, Half Gallery, Justin Adian, Steven Parrino, The Wild Magazine
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Half Gallery Finds New Space Uptown, With Louis Eisner

by: Kate Messinger

Leviathan, Louis Eisner In New York City, space is the highest commodity. It is symbol and a necessity that is only taken for granted by those who can afford it, something that we don’t realize […]

Tags: ART, Bill Powers, Cynthia Rowley, Erin Goldberger, Half Gallery, Kate Messinger, Louis Eisner, MAD magazine, NY Art, The Wild Magazine, Upper East Side
Jack Siegel Photography at Half Gallery

Jack Siegel at Half Gallery

by: Kate Messinger

There is a point, maybe as early as thirteen, when we all start recalling our youth in a hazy, Wonder Years montage sort of way, creating memories that might have never really happened in order […]

Tags: ART, Half Gallery, Jack Siegel, Kate Messinger, Lucien Smith, photography, The Wild Magazine, Wonder Years
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Art Basel Miami Beach: Photo Diary

by: Kate Messinger

Last week’s four day long art festival/party/ see-and-be-seen international gathering at Art Basel Miami Beach brought together every type the art world (and celebrity, music, and fashion world) had to offer. Art was litterarlly everywhere, even up […]

Tags: ART, Art Basel, Beyonce, Courtney Cho, Erin Goldberger, Glenn O'Brien, Half Gallery, Kate Messinger, Le Baron, Mark Flood, Marta Massague, miami beach, NADA, Pharell Williams, plane text, Richard Prince, Will Smith
Lucien Smith at Half Gallery

Lucian Smith: Old Man Drive, Young Man Style

by: Kate Messinger

Lucian Smith may only be fresh out of college, but this isn’t your normal post grad art work.  Smith, who works mostly in paint and ephemeral sculpture, combines a Dadaist eye with a touch of french style […]

Tags: gallery opening, Half Gallery, Kate Messinger, Lucien Smith, The Wild Magazine
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Half Gallery’s All Girl Show with Jemima Kirke, Jeanette Hayes and Jay Miriam

by: Kate Messinger

Have you heard? Girls are so hot right now. The media keeps talking about the female takeover, with lady written/produced television shows like Girls, all girl bands taking a stand, and, oh, the whole woman’s reproduction rights battle this election. More […]

Tags: ART, Girls, Half Gallery, Heresay, Jay Miriam, Jeanette Hayes, Jemima Kirke, Kate Messinger, The Wild Magazine
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Eddie Martinez Has An Eye For The Abstract at Half Gallery

by: Kate Messinger

At first glance, Eddie Martinez’s large, charcoal smudged, paint splattered  drawing looks like a discarded abstract combination of shapes, a piece left on the floor of a studio and later salvaged out of sentimental value. These pieces are in no way pristine […]

Tags: ART, Bill Powers, Eddie Martinez, Glenn O'Brien, Half Gallery, Kate Messinger, Peres Projects, The Wild Magazine, Zieher Smith Gallery
David Armstrong's Night and Day

Night and Day: Visual Commentary of a Past Era

by: Stephanie Roush

Upon entering the Half Gallery, a nondescript LES location, I immediately felt transported into a different world. After a quick look around, the gallery had me fraught with nostalgia for a time never even experienced. […]

Tags: 1970s, ART, Culture, David Armstrong, Half Gallery, Kodachrome, LES, photography, Stephanie Roush, Wild Magazine, Youth