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Elisa Lendvay: Waltz of charms

ELISA LENDVAY: WALTZ OF CHARMS

Contributed by Liz Ainslie / For several years I have watched Elisa Lendvay's sculptures emerge with a winning combination of grace...

Interview: Sayaka Maruyama's labyrinth of thoughts

INTERVIEW: SAYAKA MARUYAMA'S LABYRINTH OF THOUGHTS

Contributed by Emma Stolarski / I spotted New York-based Japanese artist Sayaka Maruyama's memorandom 0 by chance on the growing art...

 
 
 
Neue Galerie's “degenerate” art and Babylon Berlin

NEUE GALERIE'S “DEGENERATE” ART AND BABYLON BERLIN

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Neue Galerie's compellingly incisive exhibition, titled “Eclipse of the Sun: Art of the Weimar...

Ben Pritchard and Natasha Wright: Dark, murky, and subterranean

BEN PRITCHARD AND NATASHA WRIGHT: DARK, MURKY, AND SUBTERRANEAN

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Recently, Natasha Wright and Ben Pritchard had concurrent solo exhibitions at the John Davis Gallery...

 
 
 
Hello Instagram: Soumya Netrabile in Chicago

HELLO INSTAGRAM: SOUMYA NETRABILE IN CHICAGO

Contributed by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech / I initially resisted Instagram, dismissing it as a repository of selfies, sunsets, and celebrities,...

Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: August 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: AUGUST 2019

In August it seems as if everyone is out of town, but a few galleries, such as Fisher Parrish, Equity Gallery, Karma, Sunroom Project...

 
 
 
An artist's notes: Christina Tenaglia

AN ARTIST'S NOTES: CHRISTINA TENAGLIA

Images by Julie Torres, text by Christina Tenaglia / In addition to drawing and keeping sketchbooks, artists often take notes throughout...

Erin Lawlor: Like blood flowing to and from the heart

ERIN LAWLOR: LIKE BLOOD FLOWING TO AND FROM THE HEART

Contributed by Jennifer Rose Bonilla-Edgington / Erin Lawlor's paintings, on view at Miles McEnery Gallery through August 16, have...

 
 
 
Post-exhibition shout-out: “We Woke Up This Way” at Sardine

POST-EXHIBITION SHOUT-OUT: “WE WOKE UP THIS WAY” AT SARDINE

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Despite our deep dive several years ago into Provisional painting and the Casualist tendency, a battery...

Catalogue essay: Paul Pieroni on Peter Halley's 1980s painting

CATALOGUE ESSAY: PAUL PIERONI ON PETER HALLEY'S 1980S PAINTING

The aim of this text, which was originally published as “Facts are Useless in Emergencies” in Peter Halley: Paintings of the 1980s...

 
 
 
Art and Film: Tarantino's glourious layer cake

ART AND FILM: TARANTINO'S GLOURIOUS LAYER CAKE

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino's re-imagining of the Sharon Tate story, is...

ARTIST'S STATEMENT: TAMALIN BAUMGARTEN

Tamalin Baumgarten's haunting paintings are inspired by the landscape, history, and people of Cuttyhunk, a small island off the coast...

 
 
 
Art and Film: Argentina's haunting precedent

ART AND FILM: ARGENTINA'S HAUNTING PRECEDENT

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Argentina's decade-long “dirty war” (1974-83) during which a right-wing military junta “disappeared”...

Abby Lloyd's interview with her Aunt Nancy

ABBY LLOYD'S INTERVIEW WITH HER AUNT NANCY

Contributed by Joshua Abelow / “Abby's Room” is a show at Freddy in Harris, New York, featuring Abby Lloyd's new sculptures and childhood...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: July 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: JULY 2019

Here is our selected listing of summer shows, primarily painting, in New York this month. I'll be at the studio in DUMBO for most of...

Andrew Woolbright: Shrinebeasts

ANDREW WOOLBRIGHT: SHRINEBEASTS

Contributed by Zach Seeger / In Andrew Woolbright's current show “Expresso Your Depresso,” at ADA Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, the...

 
 
 
Roadtrip: The Clark, MASS MoCA, Bascom Lodge in Western Massachusetts

ROADTRIP: THE CLARK, MASS MOCA, BASCOM LODGE IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Several weeks ago I returned to Mount Greylock, the highest peak in Massachusetts, where I was an artist-in-residence...

Hello Instagram: Mark Dicey in Calgary

HELLO INSTAGRAM: MARK DICEY IN CALGARY

Contributed by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech / Initially I resisted Instagram, thinking of it dismissively as a repository of selfies, sunsets,...

 
 
 
Interview: Rhia Hurt's language of transparencies

INTERVIEW: RHIA HURT'S LANGUAGE OF TRANSPARENCIES

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Rhia Hurt grew up in Northern California where she studied art and education, earning two Masters degrees-an...

Centenary: Mira Schendel

CENTENARY: MIRA SCHENDEL

On the occasion of the centenary of Swiss-Brazilian artist Mira Schendel's birth , Henry Alsopp, the director of Hauser & Wirth London,...

 
 
 



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 ...

Galaktika Foundation Launches Initiative to Create the First City in Space

Galaktika Foundation Launches Initiative to Create the First City in Space

Space Center. Image Courtesy of Asymptote Architecture Asymptote Architecture has designed a new Space Center to house educational, scientific, art and entertainment programs... Read more ...

8/21/19

8/21/19

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Econef Children's Center / Asante Architecture&Design + Lönnqvist & Vanamo...

Econef Children's Center / Asante Architecture&Design + Lönnqvist & Vanamo Architects

© Robin Hayes Architects: Asante Architecture&Design , Lönnqvist & Vanamo Architects Location: Kingori, Tanzania Category: Community Lead Architects: Carolina Wikström, Frida... Read more ...

I am always painting, or thinking about painting, but not always posting

I am always painting, or thinking about painting, but not always posting

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer! I just thought I would show what I am currently working on. The summer has kept me busy, with beautiful weather, yard and garden work... Read more ...

Mom's and kid's having FUN, at the beach

Mom's and kid's having FUN, at the beach

Moeders met kindern op strand 1, oil on canvasboard - 25 x 30 cm, painted 26 July 2019, € 165 Moeder met kind op strand 2, oil on canvasboard - 24 x 30 cm, painted 26 July... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Solarpunk“ by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Solarpunk“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... The complimentary blues and orange make up the sky where celestial bodies orbit and rotate. Framed in a black wood floater frame and ready to... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionism Landscape Clouds Oil Painting

Contemporary Impressionism Landscape Clouds Oil Painting

Watching the Rain oil on panel 6x6 inch2019 I remember as a child in elementary school I had a teacher that suggested we use as many colors in our crayon box in one drawing as... Read more ...

Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200

Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200

This past weekend, Sony quietly increased the price of its exceptionally sharp 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens by $200, raising the price from $1,898 to $2,098 overnight without any... Read more ...

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on canvas, 62 x 94 cm Source Read more ...

119 Great North Road Headquarters / Warren and Mahoney

119 Great North Road Headquarters / Warren and Mahoney

© Simon Devitt Architects: Warren and Mahoney Location: Auckland, New Zealand Category: Office buildings Area: 2159.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Simon Devitt Read more ...