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Phenomena, Mount and Remounted

Image courtesy of Ceres Gallery.

Michelle Stone Grue-some Heads, Creatures and Shadows @ Ceres Gallery 547 West 27th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues), Suite 201, New York, NY 10001. The exhibition is on view in Gallery I from April 24 until May 19, 2012.

Stone, Grue-some, 8 by 10 inches, acrylic and modeling paste. Image courtesy of Ceres Gallery.

In his 2003 essay “Renaissance Ideas about Self-Portrayal,” Norman E. Land noted that the Renaissance … Continue reading »

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The Way We See It: The New Drawings of Ryan and Trevor Oakes by YACMP participant, Deenah Vollmer


“It’s easy to think that the world is out there, but in fact we’re in the pitch darkness,” said Ryan Oakes to me last June, gesturing toward our immediate surroundings. “The whole world exists right here,” he said, pointing to his head.

Ryan, along with his identical twin Trevor, are collaborating artists who have been investigating binocular vision for almost their entire lives. Though their work ranges wildly from abstract … Continue reading »

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