Walking around Chelsea (part 2)

Chinese Contemporary had a group show with many of the big names of Chinese young art world: Wang Guangyi, Wang Ke, Wang Jin, Lili, etc. All are selling like hot cakes. According to the gallerist, some people even phone to buy a painting without even having seen it.

0mzzzouh1.jpg0aafgreenw2.jpgZhou Chunya‘s Green dogs.

Next i was at the Galerie Adler falling in love in front of the drawings of Icelandic artist Sigga Bjorg Sigurðardóttir. On view until October 20.


Nice works at Jonathan Levine, a gallery that specializes in turining what they call the “underground” into something posh, polished and highly marketable. They are currently showing great works by Jeff Soto and a quirky aggregate of paintings and objects by Jim Houser. Both run until October 6.

0aagreagt3.jpgLet’s Visit the Salton Sea

On the walls of Luhring Augustine, the Los Angeles 2002-2003 shots by Larry Clark.

The photos document the physical transformation of Jonathan Velasquez over 4 years. The teenager inspired Clark to write and direct the film Wassup Rockers.
Until October 13.

0aalarry6.jpgJonathan Velasquez, 2004

More teenage pics by Larry Clark at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin, until November 18.
Related: Walking around Chelsea (part 1)