Archives for posts tagged ‘painting’

Mike Womack

Mike Womack Work from his oeuvre. “In his fourth exhibition with the gallery, Mike Womack presents 14 works of sculpture that act as mnemonic mausoleums. This body of work was conceived in the winter of 2011, while the artist was caring for his ailing mother, who was struggling with long and short term memory. Having […]

Megan Francis Sullivan

   Megan Francis Sullivan Work from “Dropping Syllables” at Matthew, Berlin. “On the exterior of Mathew, the colors of the Jamaican flag wrap the side window, projecting to the surrounding neighborhood. In the moment of the FIFA World Cup, flags call messages throughout the cityscape.   Based on a version of artist Tom Burr’s Screens, […]

Martina Klein

Martina Klein Work from her oeuvre (and in part from her current exhibition at Galerie Tschudi. “Martina Klein, born in 1962 in Trier (DE), makes large monochrome canvases, which are most of the time not hanging on the wall in an usual way, but stand against the wall or stand free in space, like an […]

Travess Smalley

Travess Smalley Work from Vector Weaves. “Vector Weave is a series of large-scale vinyl prints showing thick textures and patterns, interwoven layers, meshes of structures that are difficult to parse. The title refers on the one hand to the vector graphics that are the basis of the works, and on the other hand to the […]

Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow @ The Hole. “The Hole is proud to present our summer exhibition in the main galleries, Go With The Flow, looking at the diverse and contemporary uses of sprayed paint. From aerosol to airbrush and further into the field of atomized paint, these artworks range from the slickly gradiented to the […]

Leo Gabin

Leo Gabin Work from their oeuvre. “We deliberately chose not to use images directly derived from the film, because we didn’t want them to be like the ‘Crackup’ paintings. But all images used in the paintings are taken from amateurish shot footage in Florida, mostly encountered during our search for imagery for the film. Like always, images find their […]

Carl Ostendarp

Carl Ostendarp Work from “1989-2007″ at Elizabeth Dee, New York. “In subversive institutional interventions, Carl Ostendarp transforms two of the Johnson Museum’s galleries with offbeat art selections, intensely pigmented murals, and pulsing music. Following curatorial incursions like Andy Warhol’s “Raid the Icebox,” 1970, and Fred Wilson’s Mining the Museum, 1992, Ostendarp’s installations incorporate—and thereby recontextualize—works from […]

Justin Lieberman

Justin Lieberman Work from “Squeezed Reliefs” at Martos Gallery, New York “Here’s what the frenetic pace of a price-tagged art world has wrought: Justin Lieberman’s “Squeezed Reliefs” recycle unsold­ sculptures tacked onto canvases, topped off with paint that recounts the artist’s financial ruin. The artist makes clear in a statement that the black-and-white chicness of […]

Olve Sande

Olve Sande Work from Suites at Galerie Antoine Levi. “Suites, per definition, are to be considered as consequetive units or pieces following a specific order and harmony. Like multiple rooms opening up, following each other continuously, or windows allowing a view to emerge through a fixed space, suites both suggest and direct progression. Olve Sande’s […]

BIEN OU BIEN ?

BIEN OU BIEN ? at MonCHÉRI Featuring: Gabriele Beveridge, Aline Bouvy, Hamishi Farah, Mike Goldby, Manor Grunewald, Lucy Kim, Torben Ribe, Amanda Ross-Ho, Dominic Samsworth, and Michael Staniak. “Freedom – as defined by Max Stirner – to be truly such, cannot derive neither depend on a third-party concession. It should be solely the outcome of […]