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Interview: Emma Soucek on curiosity and loss

INTERVIEW: EMMA SOUCEK ON CURIOSITY AND LOSS

Contributed by Linnéa Borgo / On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, Emma Soucek and I met at Safe Gallery to discuss her two-person show with...

Art and Books: Joanne Mattera remembers

ART AND BOOKS: JOANNE MATTERA REMEMBERS

Contributed by Sharon Butler / How artists apprehend the world is framed largely by their early experiences. Yet, unless artists achieve...

 
 
 
Eric N. Mack and Vivian Suter: How to fill a space

ERIC N. MACK AND VIVIAN SUTER: HOW TO FILL A SPACE

By Kristen Clevenson / Eric N. Mack‘s exhibition “Lemme walk across the room“ at the Brooklyn Museum and Vivian Suter's eponymous show...

Barbara Laube's coexisting states of mind

BARBARA LAUBE'S COEXISTING STATES OF MIND

Contributed by Carol Diamond / What is the difference between being with a person and seeing a picture of her, FaceTime versus a coffee...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: June 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: JUNE 2019

In June Basel hosts the international art world from Tuesday, June 11, to Sunday, June 16, so beware that NYC openings will be sparse...

Roadtrip: Marie Harnett and Kristian Evju at the Albers Foundation

ROADTRIP: MARIE HARNETT AND KRISTIAN EVJU AT THE ALBERS FOUNDATION

Contributed by Sharon Butler and Stephanie Theodore / This spring, we visited Marie Harnett, a London artist who was in residence at...

 
 
 
A quiet roar: Build a house, dig a hole, in Hartford

A QUIET ROAR: BUILD A HOUSE, DIG A HOLE, IN HARTFORD

Contributed by Neil Daigle-Orians / Walking in to Hartfords Artspace Gallery, the viewer is immediately struck by a large, hand-painted...

Art and Film: Joanna Hogg's sublime deliberation

ART AND FILM: JOANNA HOGG'S SUBLIME DELIBERATION

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / In the autobiographical film The Souvenir, writer-director Joanna Hogg's fourth and latest feature...

 
 
 
Ruth Root: Syntax for a jangled world

RUTH ROOT: SYNTAX FOR A JANGLED WORLD

Contributed by Jason Andrew / In an exhibition of ten new paintings at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, Ruth Root extends her definition...

Caroline Wells Chandler: Pied Piper of weirdness

CAROLINE WELLS CHANDLER: PIED PIPER OF WEIRDNESS

Contributed by Jennifer Coates / I met Caroline Wells Chandler when he was an MFA student at Yale, and we immediately connected in...

 
 
 
Simone Leigh: Powerfully present

SIMONE LEIGH: POWERFULLY PRESENT

Contributed by Anne Swartz / Simone Leigh's art, which focuses on the experience of black women, is powerfully present in New York...

Peter Krashes: Summer in the city

PETER KRASHES: SUMMER IN THE CITY

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Spending summer in the city means that each weekend, in neighborhoods far and wide, street traffic is...

 
 
 
An ocean of rivers: Esteban Cabeza de Baca

AN OCEAN OF RIVERS: ESTEBAN CABEZA DE BACA

Contributed by Sangram Majumdar / Since I first visited Esteban Cabeza de Baca‘s studio when he was enrolled in Columbia's MFA Program,...

Yevgeniya Baras: Impastoed strata

YEVGENIYA BARAS: IMPASTOED STRATA

Contributed by Jason Andrew / Spend anytime out in the rural West, particularly the plains of southwest Texas, and you'll discover...

 
 
 
Our woman in Havana: Exploring what it means to be Cuban / The Havana Biennial, Part 2

OUR WOMAN IN HAVANA: EXPLORING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CUBAN / THE HAVANA BIENNIAL, PART 2

Contributed by Katarina Wong / One of the strongest and most ambitious exhibitions in the 13th Havana Biennial is at the Museo Nacional...

Thomas Nozkowski has died

THOMAS NOZKOWSKI HAS DIED

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Last week news spread through the New York art community that Thomas Nozkowski had died after a long...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: May 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: MAY 2019

Brooklyn Kentler International Drawing Space / 100 Works on Paper Benefit / 353 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NY / closes May 18 Cathouse...

Our woman in Havana: The Construction of the Possible, Part 1

OUR WOMAN IN HAVANA: THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE POSSIBLE, PART 1

This is the first of two posts that highlight work from the 2019 Havana Biennial in and around Old Havana area. Look for Part 2 next...

 
 
 
Legacy of the hand: Paolo Arao's textile paintings

LEGACY OF THE HAND: PAOLO ARAO'S TEXTILE PAINTINGS

Contributed by Julia Couzens / Paolo Arao's exuberant textile paintings radiate a bracing freshness, like nautical flags snapping brightly...

Björn Meyer-Ebrecht: Spontaneity rising

BJÖRN MEYER-EBRECHT: SPONTANEITY RISING

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Contemplating Gerrit Rietveld's furniture, especially the pieces he made from crates, Björn Meyer-Ebrecht...

 
 
 



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 ...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late Afternoon Surf” by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL This piece is from my Skillern's Seas Series. It is wired and ready to hang. The paint flow continues around the sides for a beautiful finish. 24"x36"x1.5... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

© René de Wit Architects: eklund terbeek Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Category: Apartment interiors Lead Architects: Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beek Area: 230.0... Read more ...

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Summer Marsh 20" x 20" x 1.5"Acrylic on heavily textured canvas Purchasing Information This original, abstract landscape painting is stretched on a textured 1.5" deep gallery... Read more ...

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

© Filip Dujardin Architects: Dierendonckblancke Architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Extension Area: 141.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Filip Dujardin Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Date: c. 1900 Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into Paintings by Rachael Cassiani

Moshup Moment. Images: Field Gallery Massachusetts-based artist Rachael Cassiani finds inspiration in her local beaches, dunes, and cloud-strewn skies to create abstract... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting is part of my brand new 2019 series "The Skyward Collection" 6"x6"x1" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $50 Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Glass orbs, metal particles and mica flakes create light and texture.I painted this for my friends song by the name Deep Mental Telepathy.When I listened to his music this is... Read more ...

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Ambroise Dubois (Flemish-born French artist, 1542-43-1614-15) Flore ou Allégorie de l'été Summer is the perfect time to celebrate Earth's Beauty & Bounty. Flowers gave beauty &... Read more ...