My paintings are intended as a locus for the exploration of visual sensation and a mindful state of being. They operate as provocative invitations for the viewer to go past their minds normal conceptions, yet maintain their own relationship to mindfulness and looking. I have a studied experimental mode of work; it is not aimed at perfection, but rather discovery.
“Beauty always offers its own form of seduction” — Elizabeth George
Beauty is my inspiration. My goal is to combine the ultimate search for the ideal with the personal emotional rebirth. My art making practice embraces the painting tradition I was trained in while scratching to break out of it. Painting surface, luscious and seductive, [...]
As a possible descendant of Carl Friedrich Gauss (the Prince of Mathematicians, the inventor of non-Euclidean geometry and the creator of a 17-sided polygon – this was once big news in the field of geometry), I was compelled to see the show of work by Sydney Blum, at Kim Foster Gallery, called ‘Fuzzy Geometry.’
At Clearing Gallery, off the Morgan stop in Bushwick, geographically diverse artists are put together in one show. The show, called The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of, Too, mounts sculpture onto walls and tests the limits of materials while resisting pictorial language to fabricate a dreamscape.
Untitled (Peep Hole) by Harold Ancart literally offers a [...]
You and me – we’re nothing but mammals, that’s why we do it like they do it in Discovery Channel. Well, if you asked me, watching the first ten minutes of PBS National Geographic’s Wild America, it’s like getting hit with a dart from a tranquilizer gun. But yes, birds do it, even educated flies [...]
Gallery Rene Mele is pleased to present the upcoming group exhibition “Magical Thinking” which opens on Friday June 13, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at 4o East 75th Street in Manhattan.
In this exhibition artists Alex Beard, Peter Gerakaris, Victor Frešo, Renelio Marin, Rebecca Morgan and Alexander Zakaharov present images inspired by childlike fantasies which [...]
When you walk into the William Holman Gallery on the Lower East Side you almost immediately see a large striking photo of the moon by Trevor Paglen. But this is a show about war, so what’s up with the moon? Well, as Gallery Manager Katie White pointed out to me, starting from the time [...]
New York, NY – Rebecca Hossack Gallery is proud to present Piers Bourke: The Philatelist, a solo exhibition featuring new works by British artist Piers Bourke. The exhibition will commence with an opening reception on Wednesday, June 11 from 6-8PM in the gallery at 262 Mott Street.
Bourke’s works play with space and form. Combining [...]
In her latest solo show Down the Rabbit Hole, artist Yangyang Pan explores the conceptual path which is thought to lead to the true nature of reality. With her explosive, colorful and bright abstract paintings, she takes us through her Wonderland where, just like Alice, she’s not only trying to figure out Wonderland but also herself. [...]
The studio is where it’s at – that’s ground zero where the artist’s thought process and experimentation explode into fruition. Now what if you take that investigation into the gallery interior and set it free all over? AF walked into the solo exhibition of Franklin Evans for paintingassupermodellast June 5th to witness the full color explosion come [...]
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Rachel Lee Hovnanian, Leila Heller Gallery, September 2014
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