This past weekend East Williamsburg came alive with a pop up exhibition entitled “Being Transmission” at Be Electric Studio. The show was on display Friday September 19th and Saturday September 20th. “Being Transmission” was curated by art critic Lori Zimmer and featured the work of artists Chris Marshall and Tim Okamura. The exhibition sought to […]
It is the unfortunate truth that women remain grossly underrepresented in the artistic sphere, while male artists continue to dominate gallery rosters and walls. But as such, themes of femininity resonate more palpably than ever. Anna Zorina Gallery’s latest exhibition Three Women is a welcome addition to the movement, showcasing under one roof the works […]
She comes from the land that brought the world The Powerpuff Girls, and, like Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, she owes a dose of her soul to the Big Eyed beings of Margaret Keane. She counters Keane’s candid cast of vulnerables with a cavalcade of empowerables who seem ripped from a magic, mystery, history and imagination […]
Jerry Kowalsky is a Dutch artist now based in Berlin. His upcoming exhibition We Are Born opens at Vriend van Bavink Gallery in Amsterdam on the 25th of September.
BM – The show title ‘We Are Born’ is fairly cryptic. At first it seems like a sentence that is cut off mid-way through, like there should […]
The large-scale drawings by Amy Myers are affixed, unframed and raw, to the wall. The works are comprised of multiple sheets of paper, the small seams throughout adding an unrefined quality to their aesthetic. Each work features an intricate mass of shapes and forms that reverberate and fuse simultaneously in pulsating, abstracted patterns. It seems […]
The use of discarded objects as coveted material in works of art is hardly uncommon. The likes of Mike Kelly and Shinique Smith quickly come to mind as some of the stalwarts of this transformative technique. What distinguishes these works is the kind of detritus used to alter one’s perception—especially in the case of entire […]
Labor Day is officially behind us, as are the days of wearing white at your boss’s cousin’s friend’s beach house in the Hamptons. Fret not however, while the summer days end, another anticipated season of art in the city begins. Last week, Artcards’ opening list was miles long, as galleries dusted off their walls to […]
Many things sustain our personal comfort zones—eating delicious food, cuddling with cats, decorating homes, having sex, watching porn on TV and the Internet.
Porn, Pets, Plants and Pizza, the 4P of domestic clichés, broadly found their way from real life into the virtual space of the Internet. The Word Wide Web became part of our daily […]
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle
The art season began last Sept. 10th in the Chelsea district and excitement coupled with anxious anticipation were in the hearts of those before their foot even takes a step inside the brilliant white interior of the […]
The incessant rain could not dampen the spirit of those making the gallery rounds in Chelsea last Sept. 10th and one of the stops made by AF was at De Buck Gallery with their high quality contemporary art shows. For their season opener they presented Houston based artist Joseph Cohen and his show Dasein. It […]