Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

FIRST LOOK | JASON WILLIAMS/REVOK AT RUTTKOWSKI 68, COLOGNE

August 26, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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Fresh on the heels of his recent show at Library Street Collective, LA, painter Jason Williams presents an eponymous counterpoint exhibition at Ruttkowski 68 gallery in Cologne.Renowned for his prodigious output as a graffiti artist under the moniker REVOK for Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | ELLSWORTH KELLY’S SUBLIME MINIMALISM AT MATTHEW MARKS, NYC

June 15, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

 

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On the verge of legendary modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly's ninety-second birthday he has filled all four of Matthew Marks’ Chelsea spaces with epic new abstract minimalist works that show the nonagenarian operating remarkably at the peak of his Read More

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MARILYN MINTER “PRETTY DIRTY” AT CAM HOUSTON

June 5, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For over three decades Marilyn Minter has produced lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and beauty. Her unique works—from the oversized paintings of makeup-laden lips and eyes to Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | YAYOI KUSAMA “GIVE ME LOVE” AT DAVID ZWIRNER, NYC

May 12, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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86-year-old Tokyo-based artist Yayoi Kusama—recently named the World's Most Popular Artist based on museum show attendance— is nothing short of a force of nature. Working at least six days a week in her studio as she has since the 1950s, Kusama feels the pressure of time and uses it to fuel her Read More

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FIRST LOOK | ED TEMPLETON “SYNTHETIC SUBURBIA” AT ROBERTS & TILTON

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his sixth solo show with the esteemed Culver City-based Roberts & Tilton gallery, skate and underground art legend Ed Templeton turned his artistic lens on the nexus of Southern California surf culture, Huntington Beach, along with all its kooky inhabitants. “Synthetic Suburbia is a culmination of Read More

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LAST LOOK | CAITLIN KEOGH “THE CORPS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, NYC

April 21, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On view for two more weeks at Mary Boone Gallery in NYC is The Corps, an excellent new body of work by nascent artist Caitlin Keogh, a painter whose work plays with, and undermines, the traditional relationship between technical illustration and painting. The Corps presents a new group of paintings that depict Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | “BASQUIAT: THE UNKNOWN NOTEBOOKS” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

April 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn Museum has done much to memorialize one of its most famous sons over the years, most notably with the epic career retrospective Basquiat in 2005. With the newly-opened Basquiat: The Unseen Notebooks, the Museum offers viewers an incredibly personal look at the painter by bringing together pages of his Read More

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FAIR PLAY | KAWS BRINGS SNOOPY TO ART DUBAI

March 23, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last week marked the debut of the ninth edition of the international Art Dubai fair and the major debut of longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS in the Arab world. Exhibiting with the venerable Honor Fraser Gallery, Mr Donnelley produced an entirely tonal (and decidedly all-American) Peanuts-themed collection of new work featuring crowd-pleasing signature characters Snoopy & Charlie Brown on an array of traditional rectangular canvases as well as the artist's iconic cut-out paintings. Needless to say, the collection proved Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

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OPENINGS | FAILE “NEW WORKS ON WOOD: PROCESS, PAINTING, & SCULPTURE” AT ALLOUCHE GALLERY, NYC

November 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based street/fine art collective Faile (aka: Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) debuted a stunning new exhibition in NYC over the weekend when their new Works on Wood: Process, Painting, & Sculpture show opened its doors at Allouche Gallery in SoHo on Saturday. Read More

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