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The Crux: A Conversation with Fred Gutzeit (Part 1)

Fred Gutzeit, WORK GLOVE–7-18-86, 1986, watercolor on paper, 30" x 22" (image courtesy of artist

Fred Gutzeit, WORK GLOVE–7-18-86, 1986, watercolor on paper, 30″ x 22″ (image courtesy of artist’s website)

Fred Gutzeit‘s transition from his earliest explorations of pattern in the 1960s to his current output has it’s roots on the Bowery. He has the momentous ability to be both absurdly aware of his contemporaries while riding his own theoretical momentum. Gutzeit has always been one to mutate forms. Artistic triumphs and defeats are … Continue reading »

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Beijing Artists Developing Artist Residency Exchange Program in U.S.

Zheng Xuewe, Century Text Dialogue, 2011. Installation at the Louvre, dimensions variable.

Zheng Xuewe, Century Text Dialogue, 2011. Installation at the Louvre, dimensions variable.

By Andrea Ryan

Six accomplished Chinese artists from the Beijing Studio Center are visiting New York City and Art Farm Nebraska this summer to develop an artist residency exchange program between the two countries. The artists’ latest work is an intriguing indication of how an East-West cultural dialogue would invigorate contemporary art-making.… Continue reading »

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Closing Time: Part III

Erik Schoonebeek, Untitled (C-44), 2012, gouache and acrylic on book cover, 7.5625" x 4.875" (image courtesy of gallery website)

 

Erik Schoonebeek, Untitled (C-44), 2012, gouache and acrylic on book cover, 7.5625" x 4.875" (image courtesy of gallery website)

Eric Schoonebeek: Phantom Hand

Jeff Bailey Gallery

Open through July 13

625 West 27th Street

New York, New York

Schoonebeek’s work attains the immediate punch of advertising but intermingles with a mysterious narrative. He uses a variety of surfaces to initiate his compositions, including stained book covers, portfolios, and panels … Continue reading »

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“The wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.”

Douglas Florian, Dawn Thief, oil on wood, 18 x 18 inches (image courtesy of gallery's website)

 

 

Douglas Florian, Dawn Thief, oil on wood, 18 x 18 inches (image courtesy of gallery's website)

Douglas Florian: Dawn Thieves

March 28-May 5, 2012

BravinLee

526 West 26th Street, #211

New York, New York

BravinLee’s current exhibition of Douglas Florian’s abstractions are a swift breeze of bright tones and pulsating compositions. Using several layers of oil oftentimes on wood, the work takes on a visceral chaos. A number … Continue reading »

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

Ya-Ting Kao, Target No. 1, 2011 oil & acrylic on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. (image courtesy of Rooster Gallery's online catalogue)

 

 

Ya-Ting Kao, Target No. 1, 2011 oil & acrylic on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. (image courtesy of Rooster Gallery's online catalogue)

Borderless Map: Taiwanese Painting Now, Curated by NuNu Hung

March 9-April 15, 2012

Rooster Gallery

190 Orchard Street

New York, New York

The art world has been notably enamored with Chinese artists for nearly a quarter of a century, inspiring the much-deserved credit to artists that … Continue reading »

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Things Are Not What They Appear

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Jonathan Horowitz contributes a new layer of Roy Lichtenstein’s conceptual painting panini, where meaning of any given image melts into a sea of references within the confines of two pieces of stereotyped white bread. He takes Mirror #1, a well-known image describing an extremely familiar object, and presents it as an illustration challenge to approximately twelve artists including himself. A brush and paint are the only tools used to create … Continue reading »

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Painter’s Palette: Interview with Jacob Ouillette

Ouillette, Calliope, 2011, oil/canvas, 48"x60"

Interview with Jacob Ouillette who showed at Nancy Margolis Gallery from October 20th until November 26th, 2011 at 523 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Ouillette, Calliope, 2011, oil/canvas, 48"x60"

Megan M. Garwood (MMG):  What is a brushstroke to you?

Jacob Ouillette (JO): To me, it is many things.  In the first place, the brushstroke is the embodiment of an idea or feeling.  It is a voice.  The Brushstroke is … Continue reading »

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