Archives for posts tagged ‘drawing’

Anders Nordby

Anders Nordby Work from The Queens Gambit Declined at STANDARD (OLSO). “By way of anecdote we learn that Duchamp’s premature abandonment of art for chess was brought about after watching dandy author Raymond Roussel playing chess in a Parisian café. What one really learns from such an anecdote soon becomes somewhat unclear confronted with the […]

Heeseop Yoon

  Heeseop Yoon Work from her oeuvre. “Heeseop Yoon (NY) uses “organizational lines” and narrow black masking tape to explore concepts of perception. Organizational lines are used to map the structure of a realistic drawing. These lines, by definition, are drawn and later erased, but they serve to measure the composition and guide the proportional […]

Alma Alloro

Alma Alloro Work from Further Abstracts @ Caesura Gallery. “Further Abstracts seems to be a forming contemporary statement on the classic theoretical and ideological assertions of Alloro’s later studies in the Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany. In pen drawings on architectural paper, later developed into short frenetic animation pieces, Alloro revives the Bauhaus movement’s celebrated core […]

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt Work from Wall Drawings. “In 1968, LeWitt began to conceive sets of guidelines or simple diagrams for his two-dimensional works drawn directly on the wall, executed first in graphite, then in crayon, later in colored pencil and finally in chromatically rich washes of India ink, bright acrylic paint, and other materials.[10] Between 1969 […]

Bernhard Leitner

Bernhard Leitner Work from Soundcube. There are some other fantastic projects on his website that are well worth the visit. “Bernhard Leitner is considered a pioneer of the art form generally referred to as “sound installation.” He introduced sound to the installation space, allowing the installation space to emerge through the sound. Leitner, who actually […]

Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic

Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic Work from Without You Baby There Ain’t No Us. “In an attempt to disrupt the haphazard collection of archived videos that YouTube has become, artist duo Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic transformed the visual (and virtual) language of “broadcasting” into a physical medium by producing drawings on heavy handmade paper […]

Agnes Denes

Agnes Denes Work from her oeuvre. “One of the early pioneers of both the environmental art movement and Conceptual art, Agnes Denes brings her wide ranging interests in the physical and social sciences, mathematics, philosophy, linguistics, poetry and music to her delicate drawings, books and monumental artworks. In 1982, she carried out what has become one […]

Eric Yahnker

Eric Yahnker Work from his oeuvre. Make sure you head over to his website, the titles of the work are remarkable. “With his keen eye for pop culture and irreverent humor, Eric Yahnker‘s current exhibition of highly-detailed pencil drawings and conceptual sculptures at Ambach & Rice Gallery taps into a zeitgeist also seen in the […]

Marissa Textor

Marissa Textor Work from her oeuvre. “Can you talk a little bit about your content, you seem drawn toward epic nature, Why do you draw what you do and how do you decide what you want to draw next? It’s exciting to me. In an over-stimulated world this is the stuff the holds my attention […]

Cody Trepte

Cody Trepte Work from On Exactitude in Science. “Every period from Jorge Louis Borges’ “On Exactitude in Science” enlarged and then drawn from the third edition of Collected Fictions. “… In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a City, and the […]