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  • Rebecca Norris Webb:<br /> ARTnews

    Rebecca Norris Webb:
    ARTnews

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    February 2014
    11 Edgy New Photo Books That Will Make You Look (and Think) Twice

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  • I.D. Photo Badges: <br />Time magazine

    I.D. Photo Badges:
    Time magazine

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    February 3, 2014
    Who were they? Who was #994 of the Hercules Powder Company of Radford, Va.; #279 of the Eagle Lock Company (wearing a jaunty Irish cap); #225 of United Airlines — who, in fact…

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  • I.D. Photo Badges: <br />New York magazine

    I.D. Photo Badges:
    New York magazine

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    February 2, 2014
    A subgenre of a subgenre of portraiture, these company badges are akin to passport pictures and mug shots. Hundreds of them lined up in a gallery, however, turn into a major wallop…

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  • I.D. Photo Badges: <br /> Financial Times

    I.D. Photo Badges:
    Financial Times

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    January 31, 2014
    The exhibition of 250 identity badges on display at the Ricco/Maresca Gallery in New York date from the 1930s to the early 1950s and show employees from companies including Firestone, the American Optical Company…

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  • Metro Show 2014: <br />The New York Times

    Metro Show 2014:
    The New York Times

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    January 23, 2014
    Just inside the entrance to the Metro Show, Ricco/Maresca has a large grid of human handprints collected by Marianne Raschig from 1925 to 1935…

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  • I.D. Photo Badges: <br /> The New Yorker

    I.D. Photo Badges:
    The New Yorker

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    January 23, 2014
    “A few years ago, at a yard sale, I came across a pile of small black-and-white photographs, from the nineteen-fifties, of the staff at an electrical company. Dressed in three-piece suits, the employees…”

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  • Martin Ramirez: <br /> The Washington Post

    Martin Ramirez:
    The Washington Post

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    December 7, 2013
    About halfway down the geological layers of paper inside a box of archival materials, Tracey Barton came across a rolled-up, slightly crushed tube of paper which intrigued her. It was September 2009…

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  • Gerald Slota: <br /> The New Yorker

    Gerald Slota:
    The New Yorker

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    November 19,
    A few weeks ago, in anticipation of his upcoming exhibition, Gerald Slota stopped by The New Yorker to talk to the photography department about his work. Slota is a prolific artist…

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  • Hiroyuki Doi: <br />The Japan Times

    Hiroyuki Doi:
    The Japan Times

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    The Japan Times, Nov 5, 2013
    The discovery and promotion of works by self-taught or outsider artists — those who are not academically trained and create their works primarily for themselves, mostly beyond the cultural-commercial mainstream — are still relatively new activities in Japan.

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  • Hiroyuki Doi: <br />Raw Vision

    Hiroyuki Doi:
    Raw Vision

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Summer 2013
    In the outsider art field, often the modesty of an artist’s materials or art-making methods belies the depth or breadth of his or her oeuvre’s grandest, most serious themes.

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  • VICE: Tim Freccia + <br />Gerald Slota

    VICE: Tim Freccia +
    Gerald Slota

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    VICE magazine
    The Photo Issue 2013: Collaborations
    July 11, 2013
    EXORCISM by Tim Freccia + Gerald Slota

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  • George Widener:<br />Forbes

    George Widener:
    Forbes

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Forbes – May 2013
    In the small world of contemporary art, George Widener has largely been ignored. There’s no reason to believe that he cares….

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  • William Hawkins: <br />TimeOut New York

    William Hawkins:
    TimeOut New York

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    TimeOut New York – Feb 2010
    What’s in a name? For William Hawkins, who invariably signed his work in bold letters, WILLIAM L. HAWKINS, BORN JULY 27TH 1895, it was at once a compositional device and an interface with the world…

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  • Alice Hope:<br />Hamptons Art Hub

    Alice Hope:
    Hamptons Art Hub

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Hamptons Art Hub – March 2013
    Don’t be surprised if you see a familiar face and artwork in the lobby of The Armory Modern at Pier 92. It’s likely that Alice Hope will be atop a short ladder creating the second of two new artworks…

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  • Rebecca Norris Webb: <br />Los Angeles Times

    Rebecca Norris Webb:
    Los Angeles Times

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Andy Adams is a Wisconsin-based independent Web producer and photo publisher whose work blends aspects of digital communication, online audience engagement and Web-based creative collaboration to explore…

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  • Bastienne Schmidt:<br />Art & Antiques

    Bastienne Schmidt:
    Art & Antiques

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Arts and Antiques – 2013
    Of all the styles, theory-driven rallying cries, movements schools and creative curiosities that have played memorable parts in modern art’s evolution, few have been as durable …

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  • The Artists of Gugging:<br /> The New Yorker

    The Artists of Gugging:
    The New Yorker

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    The New Yorker – 2012
    Gugging House is a psychiartic Institution north of Vienna, founded in 1981, whose patients are better known outside it’s walls as exhibiting artists. The works on paper here by nine current…

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  • Frank Maresca: <br />American Fine Art

    Frank Maresca:
    American Fine Art

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    American Fine Art – 2012
    Frank Maresca studied at New York’s Fashion Insitute of Technology (FIT) and Pace University with the intent of becoming a commercial photographer. Not only did he follow his dream…

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  • Dubuffet and the Art Brut: ARTnews

    Dubuffet and the Art Brut: ARTnews

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    ARTnews – April 2012
    “This rich exhibition brought together drawings by Jean Dubuffet and Alfonso Ossorio with works by some of the isolated artists Dubuffet discovered after 1945…

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  • Martin Ramirez: <br />TimeOut New York

    Martin Ramirez:
    TimeOut New York

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    TimeOut New York – 2012
    The life of outsider artist Martín Ramírez (1895-1963) was characterized by disunion. In 1925, in debt and with a family to support, Ramirez traveled to California from his native Mexico…

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  • George Widener:<br /> GEO Magazine

    George Widener:
    GEO Magazine

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    Geo Magazin – 2011
    A date, George Widener says, has four variables: day, month, year, day of the week. Feeling the symmetry of these numbers, he says, is a beautiful experience, almost like a drug…

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  • Martin Ramirez:<br /> Art in America

    Martin Ramirez:
    Art in America

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Art in America – 2007
    Martin Ramirez’s marvelously expressive and formally inventive drawings of horseback riders, animals, landscapes, trains and tunnels, as well as the Madonna and other…

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  • Martín Ramírez: <br />Folk Art

    Martín Ramírez:
    Folk Art

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    Folk Art – 2008
    After several years of research and development, the American Folk Art Museum mounted a major retrospective of the Mexican American master draftsman Martín Ramírez …

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  • Justin Canha: <br />The New York Times

    Justin Canha:
    The New York Times

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    The New York Times – 2011
    For weeks, Justin Canha, a high school student with autism, a love of cartoons and a gift for drawing, had rehearsed for the job interview at a local animation studio.

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  • George Widener: <br />Kohler Arts Center

    George Widener:
    Kohler Arts Center

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Kohler Arts Center – 2011
    George Widener is an autistic savant with an incredibly retentive memory. He has said, “I wake up sometimes after having counted in my sleep. Widener channels his astonishing”…

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  • William Hawkins: Folk Art

    William Hawkins: Folk Art

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    Folk Art
    William Hawkins painted the world and its wonders. His universe was inhabited by grinning Tasmanian tigers, red-eyes rhinos, spotted turquoise cheetahs and other exotic creatures. In his paintings, he traveled…

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  • Frederick Sommer:<br />cityArts

    Frederick Sommer:
    cityArts

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    cityARTS – 2011
    Where a thing is, is more important than what it is.’ This undated quote by the artist Frederick Sommer sums up neatly his lifelong aesthetic. A man of restless artistic…

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  • Hiroyuki Doi: Lindsay Pollock Art Market Views

    Hiroyuki Doi: Lindsay Pollock Art Market Views

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    Lindsay Pollock – 2011
    Japanese artist Hiroyuki Doi, 64, sporting Jackie O sunglasses and a mischievous smile, spoke this past Saturday afternoon about the death of his brother, the wonders…

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  • Tricia Cline:<br />Kohler Arts Center

    Tricia Cline:
    Kohler Arts Center

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    Kohler Arts Center – 2010
    From time immemorial, animals have been part of the human story. In the most ancient art forms, we see evidence of the intertwined lives of people and animals…

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  • Gerald Slota / Neil LaBute: <br />The New York Observer

    Gerald Slota / Neil LaBute:
    The New York Observer

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    New York Observer – 2010
    Neil LaBute closed one show last week and opens another on Monday. But what’s particularly noteworthy for the 47-year-old playwright-director is that one of them was…

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  • Gerald Slota / Neil LaBute: <br />Aperture

    Gerald Slota / Neil LaBute:
    Aperture

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Aperature – 2010
    “I wouldn’t want to meet Gerald Slota in a dark alley—probably not even a well-lit one, for that matter. Not that he’s some big, scary guy…”

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  • Frank Maresca: <br />New York Social Diary

    Frank Maresca:
    New York Social Diary

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    NYSD – 2007
    Frank Maresca, part-owner of the Ricco/Maresca Gallery, is one of the leading experts on and collectors of outsider art in the country. He’s something of a natural…

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  • Frank Maresca: <br /> Antiques and Fine Art

    Frank Maresca:
    Antiques and Fine Art

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    Antiques and Fine Art – 2009
    Frank Maresca opens the door of his Manhattan loft and sticks his head into the front entrance in greeting. Behind him is the first glimpse of his collection–-a painting…

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  • Frank Maresca: <br />Architectural Digest

    Frank Maresca:
    Architectural Digest

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    “Mystery and magic–not only good degign–are what I look for in an object,’” says Frank Maresca, the esteemed dealer in American folk, self-taught and outsider art…

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  • Frank Maresca: <br /> Pen magazine

    Frank Maresca:
    Pen magazine

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

  • Frank Maresca:<br /> Donna magazine

    Frank Maresca:
    Donna magazine

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    Donna Magazine

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  • Sip the Kool-Aid: ARTnews

    Sip the Kool-Aid: ARTnews

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    ARTnews – 2009
    This was a tightly focused survey of works by five of the most emblematic artists of the self-taught or outsider-art field: James Castle, Thornton Dial, Martín Ramírez…

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  • George Widener: <br /> Taz

    George Widener:
    Taz

    PRESS - EDITORIAL

    February 14, 2013
    Mathematische Operationen
    by Von Katrin Bettina

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