Archives for posts tagged ‘portraiture’

Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhelm Hammershøi From top to bottom: Interior (1899), Interior (ca. 1903-1904), Sunbeams; Dust Motes Dancing in the Sunbeams (1900), Interior with Potted Plant on Card Table (1910-1911) Ida, facing away. The artists’ wife turned into the walls, turned onto herself, floating in the intimate foyers of the home she shared with her husband. The Danish winter painted into the walls, breathing […]

Raffi Kalenderian

Raffi Kalenderian Work from his oeuvre. “Working both from life and from photographs, Kalenderian features his friends in a series of intricate portraits. His paintings and drawings convey both an intimate moment between artist and sitter and a dreamlike detachment that places his subjects in a peculiar equilibrium between reality and illusion. Sometimes, the same […]

Bryan Dooley

Bryan Dooley Work from Gold County Real Estate. “‘Gold County Real Estate’ ‘(Bud) …sorry, what a fox… funny, the most beautiful girls in the world are always on the street or in elevators, never get to talk to them, shy … my looks, never had confidence in them … overcompensating work syndrome… prove your worth […]

Viviane Sassen

Viviane Sassen Work from Ultraviolet. Sassen’s work is on view at Danziger Projects until April 10th. “In this work she has established a visual vocabulary that is stylized, symbolic and mysterious. Her aesthetic combines a sense of childhood memory, where scenes are crystallized and highly saturated with color with a photographer’s sensitivity to the body […]

Daniel Gordon

Daniel Gordon Work from Portrait Studio. “Brad Phillips – Hi Danny. Daniel? You just opened a show at Groeflin Maag Galerie in Zurich. I know you usually take a while to work on a single body of work – so what’s this body of work about? Daniel Gordon – Hey Brad. Yeah Danny is okay. […]

Ryan McGinley

Ryan McGinley Work from Moonmilk. “McGinley describes his work as a journey, and his photographs form a ʻtravel logʼ which captures his experiences across the American landscape. This particular adventure pushed his troupe to new levels of bravery, testing the participantsʼ fortitude and endurance in hazardous conditions. McGinley recalls, “there is something prehistoric about a […]

Susan Unterberg

Susan Unterberg Work from Doubletakes. “..In Double Takes, Unterberg begins to abstract her idea of portraiture. As the only small and intimate series, these works depict various precious objects and spaces. The reduced scale draws the viewer in, promising secrets through the mundane. In depicting things rather than people, Unterberg clearly takes a step away […]

Caleb Cole

Caleb Cole Work from Other Peoples Clothes. “At the heart of my work is a fascination with ambiguities and inconsistencies, an interest in how I go about negotiating areas of grey and how others manage to do the same. When I am in public, I watch people going about their daily routines alone; I wonder […]