Archives for posts tagged ‘art historical’

Richard Aldrich

Richard Aldrich Work from his oeuvre. “The structure for Aldrich’s upcoming show is that of two distinct parts. The first, opening November 8th, will be on view for a week and a half, after which a second show will open on November 19th and run through the end of the month, and then back to […]

Vettor Pisani

Vettor Pisani Work from “Eroica/Antieroica” at MADRE, Naples. “Vettor Pisani figure appears to us today radically contemporary, that of a true precursor who successfully combined conceptual investigation with irony, the play of language with role playing, masking with the search for truth, major history with the chronicle of the trivial, the sacred with the profane, […]

Antek Walczak

  Antek Walczak Work from “New Transbohemian States” at Real Fine Arts, New York. “The series of oil paintings presented for this exhibition depict a number of state transition diagrams. As graphic-poetic machines, these diagrams formulate messages in relation to the outside world (here grounded within the use-case of being a contemporary artist), and each […]

Ryan Gander

  Ryan Gander Work from “Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last” at Frac île-de-France / Le Plateau “The FRAC Ile-de-France/Le Plateau is presenting Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last, the first solo exhibition of the British artist Ryan Gander in a Paris institution. Making the most of an extremely effusive imagination, Ryan Gander does his […]

Nick van Woert

Nick van Woert Work from his oeuvre. “The post-apocalyptic terrain van Woert covers in “No Man’s Land” is expansive, and initially seems to lack a center. Each piece, however, addresses humans’ conflicting capacities for creation and destruction. The exhibition includes an 8-foot-tall set of silverware, with which van Woert intends visitors to “ingest” his works, […]

Lyndsy Welgos

Lyndsy Welgos Work from her oeuvre. “Rawson Projects: Firstly, I think you have always attempted to address the identity of photography as an art medium in your work. In your first exhibition with Rawson Projects, while still employing photographic processes, you stripped the works of specific references to time and place. Can you describe how […]

Travess Smalley

Travess Smalley Work from “Capture Physical Presence“. “Throughout all of this formal experimentation, Smalley is referring to, borrowing from, and combining a broad range of influences. There are, on one hand, the various strategies plucked from art history, particularly 20th century modernism. Some of these allusions are stylistic: echoed throughout the book, for instance, are […]

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 […]