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William Pope.L

William Pope.L Work from “Gold People Shit In Their Valet” at Catherine Bastide, Brussels. “Pope.L’s new exhibition at Galerie Catherine Bastide Gold People Shit In Their Valet, titled after one of the new paintings featured in the show, will present five large-scale paintings on canvas and twenty smaller ones on paper closely related to the […]

Johnny Abrahams

Johnny Abrahams Work from his oeuvre. “On first encounter with Abrahams’ work one lets oneself slide comfortably into comparison with known oscillators of our viewing pleasure… Riley, Albers, Vasarely, Stanczack, Biggs and Collings and Cruz Diaz amongst others. There is a continuity of tradition evident, however, with each successive artist having the advantage of hindsight, […]

Mary Weatherford

Mary Weatherford Work from her oeuvre. “Mary Weatherford was sitting in the middle of Los Angeles’s David Kordansky Gallery the day before the opening of her show “Los Angeles” (extended through June 28), her first with the gallery, inspecting her new paintings. Hanging on the walls were large color-driven abstract paintings, each with a neon […]

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance Work from “No Aloha” at Rachel Uffner, New York. “Rachel Uffner Gallery is pleased to present No Aloha, its first solo exhibition with Strauss Bourque-LaFrance. Bourque-LaFrance’s interdisciplinary practice combines painting, sculpture, and performance, and merges disparate fields and influences, from interior and stage design to film and comics, exploring desire, memory, and estrangement in […]

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 […]