Tag Archives: Postmodern

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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Digging Contemporary Anthropologic Art

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

Erik Pauhrizi’s The Poison of our Sins @ CATM chelsea, 500 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

When sovereign nations attempt to improve economies and introduce fair trade laws, they must also admit tourism as well as imported products. Autonomy and cultural identity tense a native citizen’s relationships on internal-, micro- and macro-levels. A child … Continue reading »

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Veiling the American Female Artist

“The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artist Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991” (referred to as “Deconstructive Impulse” for the purpose of this review) is on view at Nueberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, from January 15th until April 3rd, 2011. The exhibition has been funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., and also by the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of … Continue reading »

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Organically-Grown Business: A Much Needed Delineation of WE-ARE-FAMILIA

MAD Metal Ball Exhibition Piece

Creative Director of WE-ARE-FAMILIA Jennifer Garcia initiated the collective by simply posting an internet listing that asked artists to contribute to her personal project. Garcia explained that she had no idea how much WE-ARE-FAMILIA would grow and that she initially hoped to create an oeuvre of ambitious, dedicated and emerging artists and companies who were willing to submit work to a very haphazardly-planned organization. Her only request was that each … Continue reading »

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