Thomas Micchelli Interviewed by Linda Francis

Thomas Micchelli, 2 Bacchantes (bent & straight), 2015. oil on panel, 24 x 18 inches

Thomas Micchelli. 2 Bacchantes (bent & straight). 2015. Oil on panel. 24 x 18 in.

On the occasion of Thomas Micchelli’s solo exhibition, Bacchantes and Bivalves, the artist sat down with fellow artist, Linda Francis.  In this interview, Micchelli discusses his interest in mythology, sensuality and the interplay between painting and drawing.  Bacchantes and Bivalves is on view until March 1, 2015 at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY.… Continue reading »

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Gray Spaces curated by Ben Gansky

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by Samuel Draxler

Performance by Fire Drill. January 9, 2015. The Special Effects Festival. Photo courtesy of Fire Drill.

Transmedia artwork – work that moves between genres and forms – is never wholly foreign. By working with the materials of multiple disciplines, transmedia artists reproduce genre conventions and themes. This type of intermedia performance was the focus of Gray Spaces, an evening of performance curated by Ben Gansky that took … Continue reading »

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Amanda Turner Pohan’s The Signals Are Caressing Us: A Circular Formula

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by Lara Saget

Amanda Turner Pohan. The Signals Are Caressing Us. Digital Image. aphenomenologicaldomai. aphenomenologicaldomain, 2015. Web. 29 Jan 2015.

Amanda Turner Pohan circularly transforms the ontological into the digital and the digital into the phenomenological. Her installation The Signals Are Caressing Us, recently on view at A.I.R. Gallery, makes manifest the space where biology and technology meet. The installation itself is comprised of multiple elements. Upon entrance, the viewer … Continue reading »

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Riad Miah Interviewed by Eileen Jeng

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Riad Miah. Factor Mural (After Fibonacci) Installation. 2014. Installation view at Simon Gallery.

In Fall of 2014, Eileen Jeng, archivist at Sperone Westwater and independent curator, sat down with artist, Riad Miah. In this interview, Miah discusses his process as a painter, growing up in Trinidad and New York, and art as a means toward self discovery.  (Edited and produced by Jason Stopa.)… Continue reading »

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‘Moun Room’—A Question of Simple Geometry

Thomas Houseago Moun Room

On view until January 17, 2015 at  Hauser & Wirth, 511 West 18th Street New York

by Lara Saget

Moun Room. Digital Image. Wallpaper. Wallpaper, 2014. Web. 12 Dec 2014.

Thomas Houseago’s ‘Moun Room,’ on view at Hauser & Wirth’s downtown New York City location, is an immersive environment, inviting human participation while structurally echoing human, celestial, and architectural figuration. The installation itself measures approximately 37 feet by 45 feet … Continue reading »

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Art in a 21st Century : Robert Lansden at Robert Henry Contemporary

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by Joseph Cotsirilos

Robert Lansden. Everything Unweaves. 2013. Ink on paper. 30″ x 30″.

While most people say ‘write what’s true at the time’ and others say ‘write what will always be true’, both eventually don’t matter when works of art appear as genuine. But why does one make art in the first place? Artists get to choose what to fall in love with. If the reader doesn’t agree with … Continue reading »

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Welcome to Bushwick: Codes of Color, Sites for Emotions and Boundary Lines

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by Lara Saget

Mari Rantanen & Shingo Francis. Digital Image. ArtHelix. ArtHelix, 2014. Web. 22 Nov 2014.

ArtHelix’s Gallery I presents the work of Shingo Francis and Mari Rantanen curated by Bonnie Rychlak.

Mari Rantanen‘s work, Codes of Color, Sites for Emotions discloses her personal interest in constructing a visually emotive space. Rantanen is a Finnish artist who has been living and working in Stockholm for almost 20 years. The … Continue reading »

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