Short and Sweet – Pt. 1

Con Artist Member’s Group show, which only happens three times a year, will be showcasing 25+ artists from their team. The space supports designers (both graphic and textile-based) and a slew of multidisciplinary gems worth checking out.

Looking out for:

Eric Triton, Self as Moose, 2012

Eric Triton, Self as Moose, 2012

 

– Eric Triton‘s absorbent blackface portraits (Left)

Hiroko Ishikawa caricatures that I would enjoy hiding around my apartment for people to discover. (Below)

 

 

Justin Wood‘s 4D paintings, which merge ink and the artist’s hand with photography, projection, and chance. “How is technology enhancing our experience of reality,” asks Wood, “and in what ways is it destroying our primal humanity?” (Justin Wood, //structures of time, 2011)

Laura Tack, Craze, 2012, oilstick and spray paint on xerox

Laura Tack, Craze, 2012, oilstick and spray paint on xerox

 

Laura Tack‘s contemporary prints (xeroxes, woodcuts) that sustain a tension between abstraction and the weight of texture, of the object. (Left)

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About Lynn Maliszewski, Contributor-at-Large

Lynn Maliszewski is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She curated and composed work for ArtWrit, BOMB Magazine, HAHA Magazine, Hyperallergic, LatinLover, Modern Painters, No.3, Whitehot Magazine, and Whitewall. She is currently the Contributor-at-Large for ON-VERGE, an arts journalism blog sponsored by CUE Art Foundation, until 2013. She hosts her own blog, Contemporaneous Extension, as a compendium of aesthetic interests, archived exhibitions and artists, and uncensored inferences. She has contributed editorially to the College Art Association, the Bushwick Film Festival, Like the Spice Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art.
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