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Erasure as aesthetic principle at Pierogi

ERASURE AS AESTHETIC PRINCIPLE AT PIEROGI

Contributed by Gina DeCagna / Capacious and compelling in content, “Under Erasure,” co-curated by Raphael Rubinstein and Heather Rubinstein...

Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: January 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: JANUARY 2019

Contributed by Sharon Butler / The new year brings good news for Bushwick gallery goers: The L Train, which was scheduled for a 15-month...

 
 
 
Art and Film: Cheapening the art world one toxic bite at a time

ART AND FILM: CHEAPENING THE ART WORLD ONE TOXIC BITE AT A TIME

Contributed by Kristen Clevenson / The Price of Everything (2018), a documentary film directed by Nathaniel Kahn, seeks to assess the...

Immediate, physical, emotional: Studio visit with Elise Siegel

IMMEDIATE, PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL: STUDIO VISIT WITH ELISE SIEGEL

Contributed by Leslie Wayne / For as long as I've known Elise Siegel, she has been making three-dimensional work about the psyche....

 
 
 
Melissa Meyer: Close attention to familiar surroundings

MELISSA MEYER: CLOSE ATTENTION TO FAMILIAR SURROUNDINGS

Contributed by Sharon Butler / A Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts colleague once told me that taking a new route each day was the...

Carter Ratcliff: Art in the age of Trump

CARTER RATCLIFF: ART IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

Contributed by Carter Ratcliff / Let's begin with a painting-not sure it's a work of art-that could have been painted only now, during...

 
 
 
Stephen Maine and the ice trade

STEPHEN MAINE AND THE ICE TRADE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / KK Kozik's novel ICEHOUSE Project Space in Sharon, Connecticut, is an old 10 x 15-foot wooden shed that...

A gallery closes: EBK in Hartford

A GALLERY CLOSES: EBK IN HARTFORD

Contributed by Neil Daigle Orians / The first time I visited EBK Gallery on Pearl Street in Hartford was during my second-to-last semester...

 
 
 
Vija Celmins: To fix the image in memory

VIJA CELMINS: TO FIX THE IMAGE IN MEMORY

Contributed by Laurie Fendrich / Anyone walking out of the Vija Celmins retrospective that opened last week at SFMoMA thinking how...

Quick study

QUICK STUDY

Contributed by Sharon Butler / The semester is over and I'm finally catching up on the news. Here are links to some of the stories...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: December 2018

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: DECEMBER 2018

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Well, hello there December. I just completed a hectic semester teaching three courses-New York Academy...

Art and Film: Van Gogh's sanity

ART AND FILM: VAN GOGH'S SANITY

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / “One man's insanity is another man's genius,” Joyce Carol Oates has written. In the popular imagination,...

 
 
 
Yes, Julian Schnabel painted the Van Goghs

YES, JULIAN SCHNABEL PAINTED THE VAN GOGHS

Contributed by Sharon Butler / While watching At Eternity's Gate, Julian Schnabel's new film about Vincent Van Gogh, I wondered if...

Interview with Jane Swavely: Toxic glow

INTERVIEW WITH JANE SWAVELY: TOXIC GLOW

Contributed by Sharon Butler / When Jane Swavely isn't working in the old-school LES loft where she raised two sons, she is at a cabin...

 
 
 
Warhol at the Whitney: A provocateur for all seasons

WARHOL AT THE WHITNEY: A PROVOCATEUR FOR ALL SEASONS

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / There are certainly strong generational reasons for the Whitney to mount “Andy Warhol - From A...

Jenny Snider: Mutiny, rebellion, the experience of life

JENNY SNIDER: MUTINY, REBELLION, THE EXPERIENCE OF LIFE

Contributed by Jason Andrew / Jenny Snider is a storyteller. The content and form of her art come from a variety of sources: history,...

 
 
 
Nora Griffin hot take

NORA GRIFFIN HOT TAKE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / In Nora Griffin's lively new paintings at Fierman, aesthetic tropes from eighties graphics - the stepped...

Brian Dupont and Rachael Nevins: Suffering for something beautiful

BRIAN DUPONT AND RACHAEL NEVINS: SUFFERING FOR SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Brian Dupont's paintings, on view at Adah Rose Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland, through December 31, are...

 
 
 
The Great War and Modernism

THE GREAT WAR AND MODERNISM

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / The First World War - known as the Great War before it became necessary to number them - is one...

Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: November 2018

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: NOVEMBER 2018

Contributed by Sharon Butler / DON'T MISS AN OPPORTUNITY TO TELL TRUMP TO GO FUCK HIMSELF POUND SAND:VOTE DEMOCRATIC ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER...

 
 
 



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 ...

House in Ajuda / SMG Arquitectos

House in Ajuda / SMG Arquitectos

© ITS - Ivo Tavares Studio Architects: SMG Arquitectos Location: Lisboa, Portugal Architect In Charge: Sérgio Miguel Godinho Area: 138.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: ITS... Read more ...

AHSA FARMSTAY / Creative Crews

AHSA FARMSTAY / Creative Crews

© Thitaya Tan Architects: Creative Crews Location: Maechan, Chiang Rai, Thailand Client: Rung Rak Chan Co., Ltd Area: 565.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Thitaya Tan Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 oil on canvas This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of this one. Check... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's Beyond" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

30"x40" Acrylic on Canvas/Framed This painting is available at the Arizona Fine Art Expo, or by email. Contact Artist Visit my website Follow me on Facebook Follow me on... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

© Peter Blundy/Design Engine Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: Charterhouse Rd, Godalming GU7 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 1800.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

Long Pose Painting Workshop In Waltham, Masachusettes

Long Pose Painting Workshop In Waltham, Masachusettes

Registration The Portrait in an Aesthetic Environment with Teresa Oaxaca January 26-29th, 2018 from 9:00-4:00 at the studio in Waltham $595, model fees included Teresa Oaxaca's... Read more ...

Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "Flashing Primaries" by Florida...

Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "Flashing Primaries" by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

Flashing Primaries is an oil painting done on canvas paper. I love the primary colors. So much diversity with only three colors...the basis for it all. Life is so simple, why... Read more ...