Daru-Jung Hyang Kim at Art Mora

1.invisible shine

by Jonathan Goodman

Daru-Junghyang Kim. Invisible Shine. 2014 – 2016. Oil on canvas. 72 x 96 inches.

Daru, a veteran Korean-born painter who has spent many years in New York, offered a beautiful collection of paintings recently at Art Mora in Chelsea. Inevitably, when we see work like Daru’s in a place like New York, we are faced with a matter of influence—does her subject matter and style come from … Continue reading »

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A Really Good Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art


by Jill Conner

Art critic Stefan Haus, based in Croatia, recently published A Really Good Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art, presenting old and new art terminology that call into question the paradoxical pillars of Modern and Contemporary art.  Over the course of nearly 200 pages, Haus provides lively editorial meaning to terms such as White Painting, Trouble, Ambition, Graduation and Xenophobia.

In response to the fast-paced art market that … Continue reading »

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Gerard Mossé at Jill Newhouse Gallery

Paper painting F9

by Jonathan Goodman

Gerard Mossé. Vellum Painting F9. 2015-2016. Oil on Vellum mounted on Matte Board.  17″ x 13″. Image courtesy of the Artist.

Gerard Mossé is a mature painter who has spent nearly thirty years in New York City, maintaining his studio in Tribeca. As noted critic David Ebony says in the catalogue introduction, Mossé’s paintings are primarily about light, in the form of sentinels or monuments. Light is … Continue reading »

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FAPE goes West for its 30th on June 23rd


Diana Walker, President Ronald Reagan laughs at a joke told by Queen Elizabeth II at a state dinner held in her honor at the M.H. de Young Museum in San Francisco, California, on March 3, 1983. Chromogenic print, 16 x 20 inches. Gift of the artist with additional funding provided by Bank of America.

The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) will continue to celebrate its 30th Anniversary … Continue reading »

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Paris June 10, 2016

AICA Incentive Award For Young Critics recognizes emerging voices in art criticism around the world. This year the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), invites art critics to submit an article or a review on any subject (an exhibition, a biennale, a profile of an artist, etc.), which deals with the subject of contemporary art produced in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

AICA’s … Continue reading »

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Art is a Calling


from the studio of John Tomlinson

John Tomlinson. 2016. Courtesy of the Artist.

Is art a profession or a calling? June 4, 2016

John Tomlinson

The question asked by the title is asked universally by artists, art educators, students, critics – just about everyone engaged in the arts, in this case, the visual arts.

As common as it might be, it is a big question that merits addressing by all … Continue reading »

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Chi-Gil Jang’s “As the Wind Flows”


Tenri Cultural Institute of New York 43A West 13th Street New York, NY May 4 – 14, 2016

by Jonathan Goodman

Chi-Gil Jang. Tongyeong’s Special Melody. 2015. 67.5x 48 in. Pigment, Korean Paper on Panel.

Chi-Gil Jang is a Korean painter based in Korea. He most often makes use of Korean themes or imagery in his art. It is not always easy for the Western viewer to understand the implications … Continue reading »

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