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Holiday Hours 2011-12

December 16, 2011

Andrea Meislin Gallery will be open by appointment only from December 20th through the holidays.

Our next exhibition, Second City Psychasthenia curated by Daniel Bauer, opens December 12th. See you then!


We’re also transitioning our blog from WordPress to Tumblr. Be sure to check it out and follow us!


Artist Profile: Ofri Cnaani

December 14, 2011

Artist Profile: Ofri Cnaani

Art News Worldwide interviews AMG artist Ofri Cnaani.

Your works use technology in a variety of ways, often emphasizing what is old tech versus newer, shinier technology, or slowness versus the pace of new invention. Even though you utilize technology to the fullest, as is quite obvious from the technical specifications of the Sota Project, where the narrative develops on all four walls of the gallery space, using multiple projectors and synchronizers. How did technology develop alongside this project, and what did you look at in order to shape the aesthetic of this video work?

As far as I’m concerned the adaptation of Sota happened on two levels—one is, of course, the level of the story, but the other was the way I wanted to tell the story in the form of a spatial narrative…

Read more…

Yale Art News interviews Tamar Ettun

December 7, 2011

Michelle Hackman, contributing editor from the Yale Art News asks:


Q: What inspired you to work with hot air balloons?

A: [It happened] by chance. When I did my army service in Israel, I was in an elite paratroopers unit. I wasn’t a fighter; I was an educational instructor and dealt with everything culture-related. We were only four girls and 170 guys, so it was a very intense service with lots of drama, operations and people dying and getting hurt. I was very idealistic [at the start].


For the full interview follow the link to the Yale Art News website.

Tablet Magazine

November 30, 2011


Look for Leora Laor’s stunning photograph “Wonderland #137” accompanying writer Adam Kirsch’s monthly column “Scripture“.


Leora Laor, "Wonderland #137", 2001-2003

Interview with a Collector

November 16, 2011

It’s a rare opportunity to see artwork in the context of a client’s collection. To gain insight on what a person collects and why they collect is truly an intimate reflection of who they are. Thankfully, Columbus Underground, an online local guide to Columbus, Ohio, has taken up such an endeavor.

Below is a link to Columbus Underground’s blog post about the collection of Jung Kim – a young art collector who has always been interested in supporting the arts. Look for Rina Castelnuovo’s work “Alumim” highlighted in this collection.

The New York Times

November 10, 2011

An enlightening article on the delicate and dangerous circumstances of hostage negotiations. Photographs by Michal Chelbin and Oded Plotnitsky.

Gilad Shalit and the Cost of an Israeli Life

Paris Photo 2011

November 5, 2011

The world is a buzz with Paris Photo talk.

Here are a few links featuring Naomi Leshem: