By the time 18-year-old Ed Ruscha lit out on Route 66 in 1956, enroute from his home in Oklahoma City to study art in Los Angeles, the venerable U.S. highway had already been carrying motorists from Chicago to the coast and back for 30 years. Bobby Troup’s famous song, (Get […]
Although photographer Lynn Stern does not use the medium of painting to create, Stern and her photography are very much in conversation with the painter’s psyche—she thinks like a painter and her photography captures much of the texture, details, contrast, and vibrancy of painting. Contrary to conventional definitions of photography, […]
A showcase of big, brassy art takes over New York’s Javits Center, Thursday afternoon, September 8, 2022, with the opening of the Armory Show’s 2022 edition. New York’s premiere contemporary art fair returns to New York’s Javits Center for the second iteration of the fair since the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]
KC: In your new film Progress vs. Sunsets (2017), you use the voice of children, the next generation, to center some profoundly fresh insights about animal rights, bio-politics, dwindling global resources, ecology, anthropomorphism, and the general welfare of our planet. How did come to work with youth in this way? […]
Joe Overstreet’s spectacular flock of paintings from the early ‘70s presented at Eric Firestone Gallery masterfully deploy modern painting principles as flight instruction laden with social meaning. The physical feat of flying starts with moving forward. The exhibition’s multi-dimensional selection of works begins chronologically with “North Star” (1968), whose title […]
by KATIE CERCONE Recently hailed with her partner Themba Alleyne “the first eco-fetishists” by i-d Magazine with the release of their new sex-toy line Sacred Sadism, Genevieve Belleveau is an artist you should know. Her recent body of work traverses the territory of eco-sexuality, bridging new age/ecofeminist discourse and sensibilities with […]
by Saori Takeda Work by Native Americans dating from the late 19th to early 20th century comprise scenes of ceremonial life and courtship. A record of life drawn out in notebooks – currently on view at Donald Ellis Gallery in New York City. “Outsider Art Fair,” featuring works of artists without any specialized formal art education, took […]
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