Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

Dan Witz: Mosh Pits, Raves, and One Small Orgy at Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC

April 6, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Dan Witz: Mosh Pits, Raves, and One Small Orgy at Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC

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With a career spanning over three decades, Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz has evolved from being a pioneer of the street art Read More

Best in Show | Eric Yahnker’s “Noah’s Yacht” at Zevitas Marcus Gallery, LA

April 2, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Best in Show | Eric Yahnker’s “Noah’s Yacht” at Zevitas Marcus Gallery, LA

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Deftly mixing pop culture and political satire, LA-based young turk artist Eric Yahnker serves as a virtual seismometer of the current cultural zeitgeist. A deep knowledge of art history and semiotics underpins the coarse, acerbic content of his drawings and Read More

Legendary Street Artist Mode 2’s “Transitions” at Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

March 18, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Legendary Street Artist Mode 2’s “Transitions” at Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

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While his name might not be as well-known as his brothers-in-arms Futura, Barry McGee, or Doze Green, seminal British street artist Mode 2‘s extensive oeuvre is no less influential. Currently on view at the venerable Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan, is Transitions, the artist’s first solo exhibition in Italy featuring large-scale paintings that deconstruct images into its four separate principles: Read More

Origins of Style | Mel Ramos: The Godfather of West Coast Pop Art on View in NYC

Origins of Style | Mel Ramos: The Godfather of West Coast Pop Art on View in NYC

March 15, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Origins of Style | Mel Ramos: The Godfather of West Coast Pop Art on View in NYC

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With the incredible focus on NY Pop art these days, it’s nice to see a proper survey of of West Coast Pop innovator Mel Ramos whose over-the-top take on the genre personified the California scene of the times on view in the city at Cravats Wehby Gallery. In 1961, Mel Ramos emerged on the international art scene along with Warhol, Liechtenstein, Oldenburg, Wesselmann, and Rosenquist as part of the Read More

Goth Visions | Camille Rose Garcia’s “Animus Chrysalis Mortis” at Roq La Rue, Seattle

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Goth Visions | Camille Rose Garcia’s “Animus Chrysalis Mortis” at Roq La Rue, Seattle

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Longtime Supertouch buddy Camille Rose Garcia is one of the rare LA-based artists who would trade her view of palm trees & nuclear sunsets for gray skies and endless rain any day of the week. And so it should come as no surprise that the artist’s newest body of sublime paintings Animus Chrysalis Mortis should debut at Seattle’s stalwart Roq La Rue Gallery over the Read More

Must-See Show | Erro “Paintings from 1959 to 2016” at Emmanuel Perrotin NYC

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Must-See Show | Erro “Paintings from 1959 to 2016” at Emmanuel Perrotin NYC

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If you’re a New Yorker or are visiting the city before April 23rd, consider it a mission to see the incredible retrospective of the legendary Icelandic artist Erro (aka: Guðmundur Guðmundsson) now on view at Galerie Perrotin on Madison Ave featuring 15 landmark paintings made between 1959 and 2016. As the forefather of painted collage (that is the practice of painting strictly after preparatory montages of ready-made images), Erró has developed since the mid-1950s a Read More

First Look | Brian Calvin “Hours” at Almine Rech, Paris

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on First Look | Brian Calvin “Hours” at Almine Rech, Paris

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Now on view at the esteemed Almine Rech Gallery in Paris, Hours is a show of vibrant new paintings by LA-based painter Brian Calvin that sees the portrait artist working in top form. Back in the 1990s, Calvin began developing a figurative, non-narrative, pictorial style that was equal parts David Hockney, Alex Katz, and Margaret Keane. Today, his portraits of big-eyed girls in various states of zoom focus are perfectly aligned with the (non) narrative of  Read More

Last Look | Raymond Pettibon x Marcel Dzama “Forgetting The Hand” at David Zwirner, NYC

March 2, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Last Look | Raymond Pettibon x Marcel Dzama “Forgetting The Hand” at David Zwirner, NYC

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Currently wrapping up at David Zwirner Gallery in NYC is Forgetting The Hand a show of incredible collaborative work by kindred spirit artists Raymond Pettibon & Marcel Dzama. The collaboration began in Summer 2015 for a zine with the artists swapping the first of a series of drawings to be completed by the other. In a variation of the “exquisite corpse” method in which a partner is only given portions of an otherwise concealed drawing to work on, Dzama and Pettibon developed each other’s Read More

Best In Show | Eddie Martinez “Salmon Eye” at Mitchell-Inness & Nash

February 21, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Best In Show | Eddie Martinez “Salmon Eye” at Mitchell-Inness & Nash

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Brooklyn-based AbEx painter Eddie Martinez continues his visual shock-and-awe campaign with a series of gorgeous new canvases titled Salmon Eye at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in NYC. Martinez draws his inspiration from a wide-range of sources, from the ever-evolving landscape of New York City to major art historical movements of the 20th century such as Abstract Expressionism, CoBrA, Neo-Expressionism, and Surrealism. An Read More