At this past Thursday’s gallery opening of artist Jamie Martinez’s solo show “Hunt for Inspiration”, cell phone cameras were out in full force as the weapon of choice in order to really see the work in a truly interactive, energized experience. As the viewer looks at each individual piece of work, expertly curated by Oscar A. Laluyan, […]
FIGURES AT THE WINDOWS
Man throughout history, age or culture has considered himself and his role with different artistic trends: realistic, idealizing and expressive. The reproduction of the human body has been one of the first challenges faced by artists, each subject is distinguished by the shape and proportion.
The artist Verdiana Patacchini (AKA Virdi) does not […]
“This is not a woman thing; this is a human thing. Until men soften and see themselves as emotional creatures as well as rational ones, we will continue to be nihilistic.” – George Lewis
New York City epitomizes the reconciliation of opposites: Rich and poor, dark and light, or high and low. George Lewis re-privileges the […]
ARTE F– USE: So Marco, you study the urban phenomenon to understand how people are involved in the process of constant transformation. Do you find that people adapt well to change? How important is it to stay with the times?
Marco Angelini: Big cities are crowded and challenging, I see everything is fast. They are permanently […]
Ian Bertram is an artist living and working in New York. He is interested in uncovering the hedonistic and fatalistic nature of man vs. self. By combining precise, meditative mark making, with visceral and sudden actions, he creates mystical, grotesque, and primal portraits of ennui and the strange by way of drawing and painterly techniques.
Zener Schon Contemporary Art, Mill Valley, presents From Each to West: A Bi-Coastal Dialogue, an exhibition guest curated by Mateo Mize, featuring eight internationally acclaimed mixed media artists with deep roots individually and collectively in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area. The exhibition runs from March 31st to May 17th, 2015. A […]
Parallel to the CeBIT and the 2015 Hannover Messe, the group exhibition “Digital Conditions” focuses on the interaction between digital technology and art. The Kunstverein Hannover is featuring works that examine digitality as a structural characteristic of present-day reality orare employed as a technical means of production. In what ways do artists appropriate digital technologies […]
Woodward Gallery features Susan Breen and Margaret Morrison in a two-person exhibition heralding Spring. This season, the Artists travel to a location beyond their traditional roads of art. Both Ways connects different aesthetics by traversing varied terrain intimate and expansive, natural and concrete.
Taken collectively, Susan Breen’s paintings represent a dynamic natural world in flux, in […]
Initially, in Japan, tattoos were reserved to mark and identify criminals. Later, apparently, middle class guys who saw woodblock prints of tattoo-covered outlaws had their inner Walter Mitties awakened and began wearing intricate tattoos under their work clothes. It became a sign of silent, private protest against their comfortably crappy lives. They would be tattooed […]
One of the reasons why the color red is able to arrest our attention so easily is that it tends to appear closer, in psychological tests, than it actually is. It has the longest wave-length of any other perceivable color and perceiving the color red has tangible and measurable effects on the human body. For […]