Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

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

May 12, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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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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BEST IN SHOW | GEORGE CONDO “DOUBLE HEADS / BLACK PAINTINGS / ABSTRACTIONS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

November 13, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Powerhouse neo-cubist painter George Condo has been operating at the peak of his game this year, and his new show Double Heads/Black Paintings/Abstractions, at Skarstedt Gallery in Chelsea featuring large-scale paintings created this year at his East Hampton studio caps off 2014 as a true Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE & CLARE ROJAS AT GALLERIA ALESSANDRA BONOMO, ROME

November 13, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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San Francisco street art legend Barry McGee (aka: Twist, aka: Twisto, aka: Ray Fong) has teamed up with his wife Clare Rojas (aka Peggy Honeywell)  for this eponymous show of new work at Rome's Galleria Alessandra Bonomo that sees the duo combining their different styles into one project through a diverse array of paintings, works on paper, photographs, and Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | STERLING RUBY “VIVIDS” AT GAGOSIAN HONG KONG

October 8, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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"I live in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and my studio is in downtown Los Angeles. My daily routine of driving back and forth is always a contemplative time. On these drives I often witness extremely vivid and colorful sunrises and sunsets, yielding horizon lines that transform the urban sprawl into a meditative celestial plane."
—Sterling Ruby Read More

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