Seeing paintings in a gallery is often a treat. Yet there is nothing like a visit to an artist studio to get the feel for an artist’s work. Source material and inspiration combines with additional explanation of the process. Sarah Williams illuminated nocturnal scenes of the beautiful and seemingly mundane are undoubtedly painstaking to produce. […]
Bastrop is one of those towns with a sizeable artist community. Among them are Vicky Balcou and Tina Woodruff, who we met up with at R.A. Green Mercantile in Bastrop for their show titled “Old Friends, New Directions.” We had known Vicky from the Texas Art Expo shows in Fort Worth where many of her paintings […]
New York, NY–When 30-year-old Jacob Loewentheil rediscovered the photographic archive of Marcel Sternberger, which included thousands of images, he was so intrigued by the portraits that he embarked on a five-year journey that culminated in the publication of a book and a series of exhibitions, the second one — The Photographs of Marcel Sternberger: Portraits […]
New York: Jason Jacques Gallery is pleased to present Second Nature, an exhibition of recent work by contemporary ceramic sculptor Aneta Regel—the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States. “With an approach similar to artists of a century ago represented by my gallery, Aneta pushes the boundaries of the ceramic medium, using clay and […]
But Jimenez spare no mercy on how the public should see him and his legacy, with the ultimatum of death. He had been no strangers to controversies – Determined to move his art out to the public, he worked on fiberglass monuments for many commissioned public installation by mixing high art with popular, and sometimes low, art. But here , unlike his provocative, rapturous public work, he presented him as an aging man, frail and vulnerable, staring outward. The double imagery that blends the living with the dead is striking, because it is visually uneasy. It is uneasy, because it is true, like his other public work that has been criticized as vulgar, violent or politically incorrect.
Sue Severson’s posthumous exhibition at Gallery 321 isn’t something you would expect in Hollidaysburg, a quintessential Pennsylvania place famous for its Victorian architecture and small town charm. Through her work, Severson brings the big city bustle to the mix. Severson was not a native. A Brooklynite who went to the Art Student League and Brooklyn […]
Not everyone knows what to expect when they are invited to the Dallas Art Fair. One guest was expecting something more like the Fort Worth Arts Festival. Another went to the Deep Ellum Arts Festival by mistake but realized their error only when they couldn’t find the correct booth number (the heavy metal music should have also […]
There is a sense of fluidity, deeply rooted in canon of western art. That virtuosity is met with directions and means. Glier have applied incongruent techniques of painting and drawing which span over centuries in art history. But oddly, they not only are sensible aesthetically, but also speak authoritatively.
Two upcoming exhibits will feature the work of Charles T. Williams. Working in a variety of forms and materials, Williams work is well-known but perhaps less documented. That may be changing. Most recently his work was included in Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University […]