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Intimacy Composed: The Paintings of Sarah Canright

Descent, 2011

by Bethany Johnson

 In this expansive exhibition, Sarah Canright presents paintings from her ongoing exploration of—-almost exclusively—-the greyhound as compositional form and psychological subject. Canright constructs her compositions with the dogs’ twisting bodies and limbs, producing works that are as visually eloquent as they are psychologically stirring. These paintings embrace the visual subtlety and emotional depth of oil on canvas, while also embodying the intimacy and immediacy of drawing.

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Missing the Show and, Perhaps, the Point of Brunner

Threshold, 2011, Oil on canvas, 79 x 117

Frank Brunner and Michael De Kok; Bertand DeLaCroix; 535 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001; June 9th, 2011 until July 14th, 2011

Threshold, 2011, Oil on canvas, 79 x 117

You may have missed the Frank Brunner and Michael De Kok exhibition (which ended July 14th) but you don’t have to miss the art. Specifically, I write of painting by Frank Brunner. Born in Norway, Brunner has shown globally … Continue reading »

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SABER, not ONLY a “Street Artist”

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SABER The American Graffiti Artist @ Opera Gallery, 15 Spring Street, between Mercer and Greene Streets, New York, NY, 10012

As street cred gains more art world cred, street artists increasingly pop up in the gallery. Opera Gallery presents SABER The American Graffiti Artist effectively displaying his art in “fine art” context. SABER’s works explore compositional text alluding to graffiti while reconfiguring American iconography. SABER transfers graffiti to the canvas, … Continue reading »

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