Archive for March, 2013

Won Choi Sculpts Masterful, Meditative Pieces at Agora Gallery

Won Choi Sculpts Masterful, Meditative Pieces at Agora Gallery

| March 20, 2013

Won Choi has an intimate, spiritual relationship with her sculptures, and that depth of feeling and meaning shines through her finished work. At once playful and serious, organic and geometric, Choi fuses landscapes with human forms in an attempt to unite Eastern and Western philosophy through art. Won Choi-Totem Woman “Using the language of sculpture, […]

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Jackie Greene: Visual Music at Agora Gallery

Jackie Greene: Visual Music at Agora Gallery

| March 20, 2013

“To me,” says Jackie Greene, “painting and music are nearly the same thing.” For this artist, both forms of expression are ways of conveying a range of human emotions — sometimes playful, sometimes challenging. As a musician and songwriter, Greene has always followed his muse, finding his inspiration in unexpected places. He does the same […]

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Gaby Hahn Brings the Beauty of Africa to the Big Apple

Gaby Hahn Brings the Beauty of Africa to the Big Apple

| March 20, 2013

“Painting is a process during which my subjects take on a new life,” says Gaby Hahn. Those subjects are the people of the area of Eastern Africa that Hahn calls home for part of each year. Gaby Hahn-Elephant II Working in natural light, the artist creates images that feel at once casual and rigorously composed. […]

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Friedman Benda opens Titus Kaphar exhibition

Friedman Benda opens Titus Kaphar exhibition

| March 9, 2013

Friedman Benda presents Titus Kaphar’s The Vesper Project on view through April 6, 2013. The exhibition is a massive sculptural statement—an encompassing installation, in which Kaphar’s own work is seamlessly woven into the walls of a 19th-century American house. The Vesper Project The culmination of an intense five-year engagement with the lost storylines of the […]

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Ali Kazma to represent Turkey at the 55th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia

Ali Kazma to represent Turkey at the 55th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia

| March 4, 2013

Ali Kazma will represent Turkey with a video series under the title Resistance at the 55th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia from 1 June to 24 November 2013. Curated by Emre Baykal, the Pavilion of Turkey will be located at Artiglierie, Arsenale. Ali Kazma, Resistance, 2013. Video still. Resistance is a survey on […]

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Carlos Hidalgo Creates Poignant, Powerful Art at Agora Gallery

Carlos Hidalgo Creates Poignant, Powerful Art at Agora Gallery

| March 2, 2013

In his struggle to persevere and find professional success as an artist, Carlos Hidalgo, or “Expression Caribena” as he is also known, faced many hardships and found himself a witness to unspeakable horrors as he came of age in the violent turbulence and political unrest of the Dominican Republic. Carlos Hidalgo-Amolador de Cuchillo These experiences […]

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Carina Perello Creates Liquid Connections at Agora Gallery

Carina Perello Creates Liquid Connections at Agora Gallery

| March 2, 2013

Within the flowing, liquid droplets of Carina Perello’s art emerges an energetic bond as connections develop between her geometric and female forms. Carina Perello-Couples I At once figural and abstract, Perello’s art moves freely between mediums in both painting and sculpture with a technique that is honest and intuitive, generating visual relationships through the trickling […]

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