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DAVID BYRD'S PALPABLE TENDERNESS

Contributed by Craig Taylor / The late David Byrd's affecting show, on view at Anton Kern Gallery, revolves around what he called his...

TULA X YUKO NISHIKAWA: DESIGNING LIFE WITHIN A SHELL

Contributed by Emma Stolarski / Plant life is one of nature's masterpieces. Botanical beauty, medicine, and ecological systems are...

 
 
 

ANDREW ZAROU'S PARTICULAR BEAT

Contributed by Ben Pritchard / Andrew Zarou's compelling exhibition at The Painting Center is resonant of the comprehensive order that...

MARTIN KLINE: TEMPERED BY DISCIPLINE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Martin Kline's meticulous and thoughtful abstractions, on view at Heather Gaudio Fine Art, are deceptively...

 
 
 

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: FEBRUARY 2021

This month Two Coats of Paint is unveiling a site redesign (big thanks to Heather Bause Rubinstein for the encouragement and technical...

MEDRIE MACPHEE, DAVID HUMPHREY, AND THE POWER OF RECOGNITION

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / In the 1940s, Philip Guston noted that the problem with figurative art was that it “vanishes into...

 
 
 

ART AND FILM: A SUBDUED TOP TEN IN 2020

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / By the most salient political parameters - governance, public health, the rule of law - 2020 was...

SALMAN TOOR: THERE'S A BOY I KNOW

By Laurie Fendrich / Critics have been lavish in their praise of the Brown, queer-themed figurative paintings by the Pakistani-born...

 
 
 

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: JANUARY 2021

2021! Thanks, again, readers, for your generous contributions to the Two Coats of Paint 2020 fundraising campaign. An invitation: Among...

NIHILISM AND THE UNCONSCIOUS: KEN WEATHERSBY AT MINUS SPACE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / In “Dream Paintings,” Ken Weathersby's solo show at Minus Space, the surfaces of his tidy geometric...

 
 
 

JILL NATHANSON'S PRIMAL SYNESTHESIA

Contributed by Kim Uchiyama / Intriguingly titled “Light Phrase,” Jill Nathanson's current exhibition at Berry Campbell Gallery features...

MIRA SCHOR: INSISTENTLY PERSONAL

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Mira Schor's galvanizingly insistent new paintings continue her exploration of self and the disembodied...

 
 
 

SPENCER LEWIS'S MESMERIZING FORMLESSNESS

Contributed by Patrick Neal / Spencer Lewis's large, colorful, gestural abstractions, on view at Harper's Chelsea, are deliciously...

THE “WHORISH POROUS” IN THE WORK OF ANGELA DUFRESNE

Contributed by Andrew Woolbright / Angela Dufresne's dual shows at Yossi Milo Gallery and M+B Los Angeles provide an opportunity to...

 
 
 

STANLEY ROSEN: SLABS AND COILS, SCALLOPS AND DISKS

Contributed by Rachel Youens / Stanley Rosen came of age as a sculptor during the 1960s and 1970s, when ceramicists and sculptors were...

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: FEBRUARY 2021

This month Two Coats of Paint is unveiling a site redesign (big thanks to Heather Bause Rubinstein for the encouragement and technical...

 
 
 

THE INNER SELF: CLAYTON SCHIFF'S QUIRKY CANVASES

Contributed by Paul Laster / Creating playful paintings with psychological twists, Clayton Schiff makes his 56 Henry exhibition debut...

ART AND FILM: A SUBDUED TOP TEN IN 2020

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / By the most salient political parameters - governance, public health, the rule of law - 2020 was...

 
 
 

SALMAN TOOR: THERE'S A BOY I KNOW

By Laurie Fendrich / Critics have been lavish in their praise of the Brown, queer-themed figurative paintings by the Pakistani-born...

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: JANUARY 2021

2021! Thanks, again, readers, for your generous contributions to the Two Coats of Paint 2020 fundraising campaign. An invitation: Among...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

KOW House / Edouard Brunet Architecte

KOW House / Edouard Brunet Architecte

Brussels, Belgium Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Johnny Umans Area: 200.0 m2 Read more ...

Cactus, Still Life Painting, Fine Art For Sale, “Don't Stop Reaching” By...

Cactus, Still Life Painting, Fine Art For Sale, “Don't Stop Reaching” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

FRESH OFF THE EASEL "Don't Stop Reaching" seems an appropriate title for this painting. I've painted this scene before and I just love the idea that this cactus has survived so... Read more ...

Taylor Swift, BTS, Megan Thee Stallion Will Perform at the Grammys

The awards show next Sunday night will feature a mix of live and taped appearances shot in downtown Los Angeles. Read more ...

Amy Sherald Directs Her Breonna Taylor Painting Toward Justice

After painting a portrait of Taylor, whose killing by police helped galvanize national protests, the artist decided she wanted the work to live on in public. Read more ...

Mazanka Apartment / Makhno Studio

Mazanka Apartment / Makhno Studio

Kyiv, Ukraine Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Serhii Kadulin Area: 98.0 m2 Read more ...

The last winter, Maria Passer

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Patsy, Bhawani Das

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Morsiple Messages: A Daguerreotype Multiple Exposure Method

Morsiple Messages: A Daguerreotype Multiple Exposure Method

In early spring 1839, Paris was abuzz with excitement in connection with a recently published letter, in which the invention of photography was confirmed by reliable sources... Read more ...

Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily... Read more ...