Archives for posts tagged ‘2d’

Anthony Pearson

Anthony Pearson Work from his exhibition at David Kordansky, Los Angeles “David Kordansky Gallery is very pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Anthony Pearson. In his third solo exhibition with the gallery, Pearson presents new wall-based sculptural reliefs made from plaster and bronze. These works are activated by the effects of ambient […]

George Henry Longly

George Henry Longly Work from “Hair Care” at Jonathan Viner, London. “Whoever thought that Samson’s power would be in his hair? Not Delilah, or anyone else for that matter. A magnificent Biblical warrior, with superhuman powers, Samson tore a lion limb from limb with his bare hands with the help of his magical hair, but […]

Zelda Zonk

Work from “Zelda Zonk” at Preface Gallery, Paris. “Zelda Zonk has escaped her primary identity. She has always refused to stick to a single self, contented to be chameleon-like. She wanted to be mobile, to hide and succumb to the joys of masks, disguise and role-play. 2 An exhibition of fictional artists.” - Timothée Chaillou/Preface Gallery

Loup Sarion

Loup Sarion  “The artist soaked rags simple in resin in order to freeze the time. The use of basic household items highlight the concept of life domestic in contemporary art and refers to the artistic theme of the readymade Duchamp.” – Backlash Gallery

Love is Still Colder Than Capital

Nicolas Ceccaldi, Than Hussein Clark, Vernon Price, Ken Okiishi, Megan Francis Sullivan Work from “Love is Still Colder Than Capital” at Matthew, Berlin “Love is colder than capital said René six years ago. Love is colder than death said Rainer a few decades earlier. And Kai sang in the last century: “Ich möchte mich so […]

Pierre Schwerzmann

Pierre Schwerzmann Work from “Two” at Skopia, Geneva. “At first glance, then, the eye is attracted by the vibrations of the light well at the centre of the painting. The immediate effect of these vibrations is to prevent the gaze from settling and to incite the body itself to start moving in order to adjust. […]

Good Luck & Safe Journey

Sam Falls, Federico Maddalozzo, Julia Rommel Work from “Good Luck & Safe Journey” at T293, Naples. “The exhibition examines the procedures and repeated gestures used to structure works in a certain way and open them up to random luck and chance, be it natural or employed. In their final forms, the works by Sam Falls, […]

Juliette Bonneviot

Juliette Bonneviot Work from her oeuvre. “In The Record of the Classification of Old Painters, sixth century Chinese art historian Xie He established the ‘six principles of painting,’ classing artists into six categories. The first was ‘Spiritual Resonance,’ while the final was ‘Transmission by Copying.’ These two poles, and what lay between, hence emerged as a critical […]

Jay Shinn

Jay Shinn Work from his ouevre. The below text is from Post-Op at Mixed Greens. “Mixed Greens is thrilled to present Post-Op, a group exhibition exploring the influence of Op Art within contemporary visual art practice. The recognizable movement of the mid-60s was dismissed by many critics of the time, but the movement—grown out of […]

Nathaniel Smyth

Nathaniel Smyth Work from Maps and Spaces. “Using the snapshot as a metaphor for visual perception, I experiment with strategies of arranging those perceptions to investigate the various ways our minds understand the space we inhabit. Using images from both personal and mass culture as a form of cumulative experience, I layer the images to […]