Archives for posts tagged ‘contemporary’

Daniel Everett

Daniel Everett Work from New Existence. “Daniel Everett embodies the current technological zeitgeist shared by post dot-com kids, the kids of the dot-com kids, and the relationship we have to our interconnectivity (the internet). His work is jaded, earnest, and self mocking at the same time.” – Beautiful/Decay

Christopher Meerdo

Christopher Meerdo From top to bottom: Hveragerði (2013), Cipher (2011), Dark Data (2013), Sine Qua Non (2012) “Interested in the evasive nature of photography, Christopher Meerdo utilizes photography, video, and installation to act as a mediator between memory and constructed reality. Through addressing political issues as well as confronting his own personal narratives, Meerdo creates visual representations of seemingly […]

Sylvia Pilmack Mangold

Sylvia Pilmack Mangold From top to bottom: Untitled (View of Schunnemunk Mountain) (1980), The Maple Tree (1992-93), Trees at Pond (1983), The Maple Tres (Summer) (2006) “Sylvia Plimack Mangold is the sort of admirable artist who discusses cobalt violet oil paint as if it were as tasty as crème fraîche. This is only partly a matter of visual delectation. She has been […]

Karen Kilimnik

  Karen Kilimnik From top to bottom: The Matterhorn at Night, Dreamland, 9pm, 3am, Zermatt (2007), The Perch (2003), Candle Burning (1996), The North Face (2005) “Kilimnik was first acclaimed for her so-called scatter-art installations of various bits of pop cultural detritus strewn about a gallery space to create a sensibility somewhere between the postminimalism of Robert Morris and Barry […]

Gabriele Beveridge

Gabriele Beveridge Work from her oeuvre. “…Locations normally seen out of the corner of the eye. The happy themes of advertising removed to a slightly off centre context, where the falseness in the smile becomes foregrounded. Imagery from other eras where both the treatment of the subject and the physical elements of the photography (film […]

Ay-O

Ay-O Work from Over the Rainbow Once More. Text courtesy Nick Faust. “Classical busts blasted with rainbow gradients. Ay-O pushes delineated stripes to their decorative end games. Turn vertical/diagonal OP on its side and it give a spanking. His Rainbow oeuvre differs significantly in feel from his more traditional Fluxus work, but doesn’t lack that […]

Marina Weigl

Marina Weigl Work from The Horse and I. “My work is a metamorphosis of memories and emotions. It is like a poem and tries to use poetic imagery to visualize a feeling of lightness. Creatures between dream and reality are presented. I have tried to create a state of intoxication, of adventure, curiosity, something of […]

David Raymond Conroy

Davi Raymond Conroy Work from his oeuvre. “From spiritual transfiguration to critical resistance, some form of distance has always been attributed to the artwork. This distance has historically been considered somewhat revelatory in that it announces a beyond that might open to either sacred or secular enlightenment, and perhaps more recently politics. That the artwork […]