Archives for posts tagged ‘material’

Valerie Green

Valerie Green Work from Look Up at Charlie James Gallery. “All the world may once have been a stage, but it is certainly now a screen. In her solo gallery debut at Charlie James, L.A. artist Valerie Green gives us a smartphone eye’s view of the sublime: the sky above our heads. The nine images […]

Ute Müller

Ute Müller Work from her oeuvre. “…This body of works – paintings, architectural structures, sculptural references – defines a space where the viewer is immediately captured by the beauty of a painting that has its origins in the history of twentieth century abstraction. Yet this is only a transitory emphasis, an instant of burning passion […]

Rachel de Joode

Rachel de Joode Work from The Molten Inner Core at Neumeister Bar-Am. “Puddles, Meteorites, A Surface of a Dinosaur Bone, Bronze, Grey Goo, Fat, Stone and Human Skin all have an aesthetic calling to de Joode. These things are explored for their material agency, not only their communication with us but with each other and […]

Surface Poetry

Surface Poetry at Boetzelaer|Nispen. “Today, the digital screen has become the predominant surface for engaging with visual content. The texture of the digital screen, characterized by its flat surface, artificial smoothness, juxtaposition of different windows, and chromatic backlit glow, constitutes the aesthetic framework in which we perceive and act upon a large part of the […]

Olivia Erlanger

Olivia Erlanger Work from Material Studies. “Vivid, warm light fills the room and spreads over the desk as I sit and work at my computer. Daylight disappears slowly, burning, falling, bathing the Hudson River in washes of gold and rose. And while I am sure the sunset is spectacular, I keep my back turned, ignoring […]

Ethan Cook

Ethan Cook Work from Lobstee. “It seems only right that Ethan Cook would choose to title this exhibition after a one-word poem by Aram Saroyan. Like Saroyan, Cook tends to lean towards the minimal, favoring an approach centered on visible process, understated gesture, and economy of form. Keen to find aesthetic potential in unassuming sources, […]

Alice Channer

Alice Channer Work from Out of Body. “For her South London Gallery exhibition, British artist Alice Channer has created an installation of entirely new works which extend her exploration of the relationship between the human body, personal adornment, materials and sculpture. In these figurative works, Channer questions established hierarchies within the history of art, objects […]

Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt From top to bottom: A Wall of Apricots (1968), Catawba (1962), Morning Choice (1968), Parva XXXIII (1993) “Born in 1921 in Baltimore and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Truitt was inspired by the natural and architectural environment of her childhood. After a stint in clinical psychology and fiction writing, Anne Truitt began her art career in […]

Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth From top to bottom: Three Forms (1935), Ball Plane and Hole (1936), Figure in a Landscape (1951-51), Curved Form (Trevalgan) (1956) “I have always been interested in oval or ovoid shapes. The first carvings were simple realistic oval forms of the human head or of a bird. Gradually my interest grew in more abstract values – the weight, poise, and […]

Ole Martin Lund Bø

Ole Martin Lund Bø Work from his oeuvre. Bø has an exhibition opening at Denny Gallery in New York featuring some of the above pieces. “Ole Martin Lund Bø has a minimal approach to his work. The materials he uses – such as tinted film for car glass, architectural fragments, structural excerpts and decorum elements […]