Dean Dempsey

About the Author Dean Dempsey

Dean Dempsey is an artist, writer, and filmmaker based in New York City. His paintings, photographs, and videos have been exhibited worldwide, including Germany, Italy, England, Pakistan, and throughout North America. He is in the permanent collections of the Kinsey Institute, En Foco, and the Crocker Art Museum.


Recap: Frieze NY 2016

Frieze NY Randall’s Island Park May 5 – 8, 2016 Another year, another Frieze New York.  With thousands of artists from all over the world, here’s a brief recap of 2016: Benson’s work evokes the …


Death by Comedy

Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly based in Paris, was the home to 12 corpses yesterday having been targeted by religious extremists for publishing caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. Cartoons. CARTOONS! Two brothers in their …



  In its second edition, Frieze New York hit Randall’s Island with a shit load of art from about 180 galleries worldwide.  According to Frieze, around 45,000 visited the enormous, sweating white tent in true …


Independent 2013

    In its fourth edition, the Independent Art Fair included over 40 national and international galleries in the former Dia building in Chelsea, Manhattan.  A breath of fresh air from the Ikea-feeling of the …


Get Dizzy

  This month, the once acid-dropping deadhead-turned art dealer, Jack Hanley, dazzles his gallery loyalists with the instable, meticulous, confusing and populist art of Brooklyn-based Johnny Abrahams.  Far out, Jack!  With 15 large-scale works currently …