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Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: December 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: DECEMBER 2019

Post-Miami, our December guide features some new shows and some that have been extended, but keep in mind that many close just before...

Carolanna Parlato's sporting informe

CAROLANNA PARLATO'S SPORTING INFORME

Contributed by Tom McGlynn / Carolanna Parlato, to my mind, has been building up to her most recent show of paintings for about 25...

 
 
 
Los Carpinteros: When citizens outlive their heroes

LOS CARPINTEROS: WHEN CITIZENS OUTLIVE THEIR HEROES

Contributed by Katarina Wong / “Cuba Va! ” at The Phillips Collection in DC is a small but powerful exhibition of recent work by the...

Two Coats of Paint Resident Artists: Peter Dudek and Monika Sosnowski

TWO COATS OF PAINT RESIDENT ARTISTS: PETER DUDEK AND MONIKA SOSNOWSKI

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Peter Dudek and Monika Sosnowski, as Two Coats of Paint artists-in-residence, will present an exhibition...

 
 
 
Alun Williams: Lest we forget

ALUN WILLIAMS: LEST WE FORGET

Contributed by David Humphrey / What is it to have a life? It's overwhelming to imagine the pile-up of lives that have preceded ours,...

JJ Manford's domestic stages for acid daydreams

JJ MANFORD'S DOMESTIC STAGES FOR ACID DAYDREAMS

Contributed by Liz Ainslie / Each of JJ Manford's vividly realized paintings in the Project Room at Derek Eller draws us into a tightly...

 
 
 
Images: Postwar Women

IMAGES: POSTWAR WOMEN

Contributed by Sharon Butler / “Postwar Women” is a big group exhibition of more than forty female artists, active from 1945-1965,...

Yulia Iosilzon: Trapped in paradise

YULIA IOSILZON: TRAPPED IN PARADISE

Contributed by Catherine Haggarty / “Yulia Iosilzon: Paradeisos” - the first solo exhibition of the London-based artist, smartly curated...

 
 
 
Art and Film: Merchants of nostalgia

ART AND FILM: MERCHANTS OF NOSTALGIA

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / If bad times increase the demand for nostalgia, the current bull market is going to persist for...

The Abstract Zeitgeist in Storrs

THE ABSTRACT ZEITGEIST IN STORRS

Contributed by Stephen Maine/ On view at the University of Connecticut's Contemporary Art Galleries through November 29 is “Constructed,”...

 
 
 
Studio visit with Jill Levine

STUDIO VISIT WITH JILL LEVINE

Contributed by Susan Wanklyn / For many years Jill Levine has explored the territory between painting and sculpture. Her pieces are...

N. Dash: More enervating than edgy

N. DASH: MORE ENERVATING THAN EDGY

Contributed by Curtis Mitchell / The moment of entering a gallery opening - bright lights, convivial conversation, and walls and floor...

 
 
 
Catalogue essay: Elisabeth Condon's flowers and the visionary impulse

CATALOGUE ESSAY: ELISABETH CONDON'S FLOWERS AND THE VISIONARY IMPULSE

Contributed by Jason Stopa / Some painting of the last decade presents itself as politically neutral, simply about aesthetic taste,...

Hermine Ford's exquisite poise

HERMINE FORD'S EXQUISITE POISE

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Any painter is eclectic to a greater or lesser degree, drawing inspiration from other painters,...

 
 
 
Invitation: Houses in Motion, a tectonic tremor

INVITATION: HOUSES IN MOTION, A TECTONIC TREMOR

Contributed by Sharon Butler / If you haven't been to Bushwick lately, you might want to head out to Theodore:Art to see Houses in...

Pat Passlof: At the apex of a leap

PAT PASSLOF: AT THE APEX OF A LEAP

Contributed by Jason Andrew / This is first of three posts by Jason Andrew that discuss the work of Pat Passlof;

 
 
 
ICYMI: Elizabeth Hazan

ICYMI: ELIZABETH HAZAN

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Elizabeth Hazan's earlier paintings were highly resolved meditations on Google map imagery and aerial...

Amanda Church: The contemporary gaze

AMANDA CHURCH: THE CONTEMPORARY GAZE

Contributed by Adam Simon / One of the under-appreciated aspects of art viewing is the way that a given work establishes a certain...

 
 
 
Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: November 2019

TWO COATS SELECTED GALLERY GUIDE: NOVEMBER 2019

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Hello November! There are plenty of shows opening this month, and today is also the first day of the...

Hans Haacke's ethical snark

HANS HAACKE'S ETHICAL SNARK

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / If mid-century art lovers had thought Robert Rauschenberg's cheeky erasure of Willem de Kooning's...

 
 
 



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 ...

Merry Christmas - Barbara Pask

Merry Christmas - Barbara Pask

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Solstice in the Park / Studio Gang

Solstice in the Park / Studio Gang

© Tom Harris Architects: Studio Gang Location: 1616 E 56th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States Area: 466290.0 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Tom Harris Photographs: Nick... Read more ...

Apartment DQ1 / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

Apartment DQ1 / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Machado Igreja / Arquitectos Location: Lisbon, Portugal Area: 1528 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Francisco Nogueira Read more ...

Jiunvfeng Study on Mount Tai / gad·line+ studio

Jiunvfeng Study on Mount Tai / gad·line+ studio

© zystudio Architects: gad·line+ studio Location: Dongximen Village, Daiyue District, Tai'an, Shandong, China Area: 287.3 m2 Project Year: 2019 Photographs: zystudio... Read more ...

J House / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

J House / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

© Tina Stephansen Architects: Christoffersen & Weiling Architects Location: Denmark Area: 600.0 m2 Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Tina Stephansen Read more ...

Holiday Art Sale, Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art...

Holiday Art Sale, Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “RENEW” by Portland Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

This piece has a raised textural surface and has iridescent highlights. The edges are painted black and it is ready to hang. Free shipping within the US. Holiday Sale, Small... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Collage Painting, "Madeline Island Demo 1" by Carol...

Mixed Media Abstract Collage Painting, "Madeline Island Demo 1" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Madeline Island Demo 1" , 12x9 inches, by Carol Nelson FRESH OFF THE EASEL... I love purple and red. Throw in some shiny gold metallics and I'm in heaven. 12"x9"x1.5" Mixed... Read more ...

Impressionist Floral Painting, Still Life Fine Art Oil Painting

Impressionist Floral Painting, Still Life Fine Art Oil Painting

Enjoy the fascinating beauty of these vibrant flowers all years long with a still life painting. Bold knife work and deep luscious red colors help capture the uniqueness of... Read more ...

The Lifting of the fog, Westduinpark, The Hague

The Lifting of the fog, Westduinpark, The Hague

Kwartelpad, Westduinpark in de mist oil on canvas - 50 x 150 cm painted on location - thurs. 5 Dec 2019 € 975. This must be the 8th or 9th time i make a painting from this... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Collage Painting, "Madeline Island Demo 1" © Carol...

Mixed Media Abstract Collage Painting, "Madeline Island Demo 1" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Madeline Island Demo 1" , 12x9 inches, by Carol Nelso I love purple and red. Throw in some shiny gold metallics and I'm in heaven. 12"x9"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel/Available $360 Read more ...