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Art and Film: The beautifully unlovely Nancy

ART AND FILM: THE BEAUTIFULLY UNLOVELY NANCY

The artistic process comes up quite a bit in cinema. This month alone, three new movies feature protagonists who are artists struggling...

Meet the 2018 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Awardees

MEET THE 2018 SHARPE-WALENTAS STUDIO PROGRAM AWARDEES

Today the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program announced the seventeen talented artists who have been selected to to receive rent-free studio...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide / June 2018

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE / JUNE 2018

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Here is a selected list of painting shows I'm heading out to see this week. For a more comprehensive,...

The meditative process of making: Abstraction in Connecticut

THE MEDITATIVE PROCESS OF MAKING: ABSTRACTION IN CONNECTICUT

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Co-curators Daphne Anderson Deeds and Jacquelyn Gleisner have organized “State of Abstraction,” a sophisticated...

 
 
 
A strong, dark six-pack at Edward Thorp

A STRONG, DARK SIX-PACK AT EDWARD THORP

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Edward Thorp Gallery's “Turn of Thought,” which unfortunately just closed, was an especially good...

New favorite: Marina Rheingantz

NEW FAVORITE: MARINA RHEINGANTZ

Selected by Sharon Butler / From the press release for her recent solo at Bortolami: Marina Rheingantz is an artist who picks apart...

 
 
 
Apply Now: Subsidized studio space in DUMBO

APPLY NOW: SUBSIDIZED STUDIO SPACE IN DUMBO

Looking for a larger studio space or lower rent? Apply now to the Cultural Space Subsidy Program to rent affordable space in DUMBO....

Report from Berlin: Ana Mendieta's Super 8 films

REPORT FROM BERLIN: ANA MENDIETA'S SUPER 8 FILMS

Contributed by Loren Britton / Ana Mendieta's exhibition at the Martin-Gropius- Bau is exquisite. Born in Havana, Cuba, in November...

 
 
 
Art and Film: Paul Schrader's risky business

ART AND FILM: PAUL SCHRADER'S RISKY BUSINESS

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Like an opaque work of conceptual art, writer-director Paul Schrader's First Reformed is a high-risk...

Commission: Lisa Hoke at Lavazza

COMMISSION: LISA HOKE AT LAVAZZA

When Lavazza built a new headquarters in Turin, Italy, they invited New York artist Lisa Hoke, who is known for her ambitious installations...

 
 
 
Joan Snyder: The female presence

JOAN SNYDER: THE FEMALE PRESENCE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / A small selection of Joan Snyder's vigorous prints is on view at Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art in Chelsea...

Barry Schwabsky and “The Divine Joke”

BARRY SCHWABSKY AND “THE DIVINE JOKE”

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Poet and art critic Barry Schwabsky curated a group show, on view at Anita Rogers through June 2, in...

 
 
 
Angel Otero: Painting and the social landscape

ANGEL OTERO: PAINTING AND THE SOCIAL LANDSCAPE

Contributed by Eileen Jeng Lynch / Angel Otero's paintings revealed new palettes and breadth in his recent exhibition at the Bronx...

Katherine Bradford's night vision

KATHERINE BRADFORD'S NIGHT VISION

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Katherine Bradford's latest paintings of swimmers and night skies seem to have a new sense of anxiety...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide / May 2018

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE / MAY 2018

Contributed by Sharon Butler / After classes end , but before everyone heads out of town for summer (hello Truro in June, Yaddo in...

Art and Film: Juliette Binoche is a painter on the prowl

ART AND FILM: JULIETTE BINOCHE IS A PAINTER ON THE PROWL

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / In Let the Sunshine In (an awkward translation of the original title, Un Beau Soleil Interieur),...

 
 
 
Survey: Dumbo Open Studios 2018

SURVEY: DUMBO OPEN STUDIOS 2018

Contributed by Katie Fuller / Dumbo Open Studios afforded me and many others a golden opportunity to catch up with familiar artists...

Two Coats of Paint artist-in-residence: Craig Stockwell

TWO COATS OF PAINT ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: CRAIG STOCKWELL

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Noted New Hampshire painter Craig Stockwell will be in residence at Two Coats of Paint from May 6 through...

 
 
 
Theresa Hackett: Melt down

THERESA HACKETT: MELT DOWN

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Climate change is in the air, so to speak. I recently finished binge-watching Fortitude, an ongoing...

Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide / April 2018

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE / APRIL 2018

Contributed by Sharon Butler / There is no lack of painting shows to check out in the NYC galleries this month, but I hope you have...

 
 
 



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 ...

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운상가에서 바라본 청계천 / pen and watercolor, 32*24 세운옥상에서 본 남산 / pen and watercolor, 15*42 히타종합백화점 /pen and watercolor, 15*21 I think the newly changed Cheonggye Market is a new Urban... Read more ...

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

© Jim Stephenson Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 297.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Jim... Read more ...

Collagraph: The Written Word - and Books I Read Last Year

Collagraph: The Written Word - and Books I Read Last Year

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . This is the back of a piece of mat board (also known as mount board in other parts of the world), which is... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Home...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Home Within" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art,Abstract Painting 30"x22" Oil on Panel/Available Read more ...

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

© Anna Nagai Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects Location: Koto, Japan Area: 81632.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Anna Nagai © Anna Nagai Text description provided by the... Read more ...

The Locomotion: 1940

The Locomotion: 1940

March 1940. "Detail of locomotive while in the yard at Big Spring, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size. Read more ...

Kids at Play: 1940

Kids at Play: 1940

May 1940. "Recess time at grade school in Hobbs, New Mexico." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Read more ...

The Gentry Sukhumvit / AplusCon Architects

The Gentry Sukhumvit / AplusCon Architects

© Silawat Arakwechakul Architects: AplusCon Architects Location: 3007/3 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Bang Chak, Khet Phra Khanong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10260, Thailand Lead... Read more ...

Lavender Field Spendor 1.Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Lavender Field Spendor 1.Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

And here is the other demonstration I did the same day as the last post. This one is in watercolors and was specifically to show drama in the sky. This image is 12" x 16... Read more ...

The Naked City, Martin Lewis

The Naked City, Martin Lewis

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