• Picture This: Fine Folklore at Joshua Liner Gallery

    A Hat on a Hot Day (2013) by Geoff McFetridge
    A Hat on a Hot Day (2013) by Geoff McFetridge
    Overview of an Art Opening at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Overview of an Art Opening at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Men in Chambray (L-R) Curator & Artist Evan Hecox, Sculptor Cody Hudson and guest
    Men in Chambray (L-R) Curator & Artist Evan Hecox, Sculptor Cody Hudson and guest
    Read Between the Lines at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Read Between the Lines at Joshua Liner Gallery

    Handcrafted to be viewed and adored seemed to be the order of the show as AF came to the opening of Folklore last July 11th at Joshua Liner Gallery. With a touch of Folk Art but blowing it out of the water from the previous impression of the genre. It retains the spirit but has been rebooted to Contemporary Folk. Think of it as Grandma Moses wearing a Schott leather motorcycle jacket over her housedress revving up on a Harley – Davidson. Evan Hecox curated the show and one of the artists as well with a diverse coterie from the United States, England and France. (Andrew Paynter, Andy Jenkins, Benjamin DeBerdt, Cody Hudson, Ed Templeton, Evan Hecox, Geoff McFetridge, Jay Nelson, Nathaniel Russell, Nigel Peake, Peter Sutherland, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Stephen Powers, Stevie Gee, and Thomas Campbell) AF photo editor on the prowl, Max Noy, captured the “folks” attending to view the art that night. And that’s just one piece of the scrumptious pie of the art life in New York, fine folks!

     

    Folklore – Group Exhibition / On View: July 11 – August 2, 2013

    Summer Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday (11 am – 6 pm)

    Joshua Liner Gallery. 540 West 28th Street. NYC, NY 10001

     

    text by: Oscar A. Laluyan

    event photography by: Max Noy

    Life Imitating Art or Vice Versa at opening for FOLKLORE
    Life Imitating Art or Vice Versa at opening for FOLKLORE
    Artist Stevie Gee at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Artist Stevie Gee at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Stephen Powers Artwork in the House of Joshua Liner
    Stephen Powers Artwork in the House of Joshua Liner
    The Opening Reception of Folklore at Joshua Liner Gallery
    The Opening Reception of Folklore at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Pucker Up for Some Great Art at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Pucker Up for Some Great Art at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Artist and Curator of Folklore Evan Hecox at Joshua Liner Gallery
    Artist and Curator of Folklore Evan Hecox at Joshua Liner Gallery

     

    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar A. Laluyan is a critic, curator and an art writer for several online publications, . He has worked in a museum and at an art gallery founded by a former architect of Richard Meier's firm. His passion for contemporary art is reflected and directed to seeing the future.

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