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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 »
On view until January 17, 2015 at Hauser & Wirth, 511 West 18th Street New York
by Lara SagetMoun 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 »
by Joseph CotsirilosRobert 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 »
by Lara SagetMari 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 »
October 15th, 2014 through December 13th, 2014 by Dan GreenbergAndy Mister. Double Olympia. 2012. Charcoal and ink on paper. 36 x 48 in., framed.
The packed reception at the landmark building on 32nd St. near Madison, formerly home to the Grolier Club, spilled out to the street, releasing powerful communal energy for FREAK FLAG, the new multimedia installation that inaugurates Brian Morris Midtown. The converted Romanesque Revival – previously … Continue reading »
October 30th, 2014 – November 29th, 2014 by Danielle FallonErin Wiersma. Examen, 9/7/2014. 2014. Dispersed pigment on paper, 33″ x 31″.
Erin Wiersma’s current exhibition “The Theory of Line” located at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, New York confronts the viewer with all over black, white, and gray abstract compositions. Consisting of twelve pieces, her artwork holds variations of painting and graphite on paper, both driven by line and layer … Continue reading »
by Vanessa ThillJulia Westerbeke. Installation view of Morphology. September 2014.
Morphology is Julia Westerbeke’s first solo exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery and builds on idiosyncratic techniques that the artist has been developing over several years. By turns meticulous and impetuous, Westerbeke’s approach to materials is stunning in its detail. Nearly microscopic pen-work spreads out across surfaces like bacteria, seeming to self-reproduce ad infinitum. Her paper cuts are miraculous in their … Continue reading »