Follow Up: The OLEK Saga Unwinds

. …and it’s a nightmare! The way Olek tells the story on her blog: First a big drunken asshole sexually harasses her. Rebuffed, he taunts her obscenely. Doused with her wine, he threatens her. Then when she strikes out in fear  (um, admittedly, she punched him in the face while holding her wine glass…) she’s…

Fun Fun Friday

Olek: UNorthodox Congrats to Olek for inadvertently offending readers of Haolam Hacharedi,  an orthodox Jewish magazine which pulled issues containing a review of the artist’s latest coup off stands. Apparently when they decided to review Olek’s show at Tony’s Gallery in London, they were unprepared for the photographic contents of Olek’s texty wall weavings which…

Olek’s Appeal Verified by My Interview with Jonathan LeVine

“The charges are not that serious. In NY it would have been a really minor incident.” When I decided to phone the Jonathan LeVine gallery which represents Olek, I knew that they would have been fielding calls all day. Since word had gone live via the Jerry Saltz page on Facebook, three or four articles,…

CIVILIZATION and its DISCONTENTS

CIVILIZATION and its DISCONTENTS OPENING RECEPTION: DATE: Saturday, July 23rd TIME: 6 – 9 PM NARS GALLEY • 88 35th Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn NY 11232 Visit: http://www.narsfoundation.org/homepage.php ARTISTS: Steffi Homa Nancy Drew VanillaRoyal Kikuko Tanaka Olek Civilization protects us, unifies our efforts, and broadens our perspectives. It provides protection as well as the comforts…