Marilyn Minter Exhibit at Salon 94

Posted by The G on October 31, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Be the First to Comment

Photos by G.  Art by Marilyn Minter.

Marilyn Minter Salon 94

Marilyn Minter at Salon 94 in New York. Showing through December 4, 2011

For Marilyn Minter’s latest exhibit at Salon 94 in New York, she placed plate glass between her camera and her subjects.  The exhibit features painting, photography, multi-media and mercury!

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Rorschack by Marilyn Minter

You really need to see this exhibit in person to get a feel for the size of the works as well as the way they are laid out.  It will really enhance your experience.  The good news is, the show will be on display until December 4, 2011.  There is no bad news!  See Marilyn Minter at Salon 94 (located at 243 Bowery in Manhattan).

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An Encounter with Marilyn Minter

Posted by The G on April 9, 2011 under Encounters with G | Read the First Comment

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Marilyn Minter and Geoffrey Dicker

Marilyn Minter and Geoffrey Dicker

What could be better than attending the opening night gala reception of Marilyn Minter’s “Paintings from the 80s” exhibit at Team Gallery in New York?  I know!  Meeting the legendary artist.  Marilyn Minter was extremely nice when I chatted with her and congratulated her on a great exhibition.  The show is a collection of paintings she did in the 1980s and you can see some NSCFCMP (not safe for closed-minded people) images of the exhibit here.  Thanks again Marilyn.  What a pleasure to meet you!

“Paintings from the 80s” by Marilyn Minter is showing at Team Gallery until April 30, 2011.  Team Gallery is located at 83 Grand Street in Manhattan.

“Paintings From the 80s” by Marilyn Minter

Posted by The G on April 1, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | 4 Comments to Read

Photos by G.  Art by Marilyn Minter.

Paintings from the 80s by Marilyn Minter.  Now Showing at Team Gallery in New York through April 30, 2011

Paintings from the 80s by Marilyn Minter. Now Showing at Team Gallery in New York through April 30, 2011

The above images may no longer be shocking in the porn/chatroom generation we currently live in, but back when Marilyn Minter presented these works to the world in the 1980s, a lot of eyebrows were raised and a lot of controversy was caused.  The Team Gallery in New York is celebrating these works in an exhibit called “Paintings from the 80s.”  It’s hard to tell from these photos but these are not silk screened, they are hand painted!  The above shot (pun definitely intended) is called “Porn Grid” and was made in 1989.  The opening night gala reception was off the hook with a who’s who of the art world and the New York scene.  Spotted in the crowd were Charlie Ahearn (director of the graffiti/hip hop classic “Wild Style”), fashion designer Cynthia Rowley, international blog superstar Geoffrey Dicker, former Basquiat girlfriend Suzanne Mallouk, photographer Cindy Sherman, former Madonna dancer Erica Bell, artist Scott Campbell, art critic Jerry Saltz and of course, the artist herself, Marilyn Minter.

“Paintings from the 80s” by Marilyn Minter is showing at Team Gallery until April 30, 2011.  Team Gallery is located at 83 Grand Street in Manhattan.

After the jump, see a photo of Marilyn Minter and yet another wacky enconter with art critic Jerry Saltz.

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