Archive for May, 2013

Abstract Possibilities within Figurative Subjects by Steven R. Hill

Abstract Possibilities within Figurative Subjects by Steven R. Hill

| May 29, 2013

The powerful and dynamic landscape paintings of American artist Steven R. Hill combine representational subjects with abstract possibilities. Working in pastel on paper, Hill uses this creative approach to capture the immediacy of the moment, no matter the subject. Within each painting, he pushes the limits of color and light, transforming recognizable subjects into so […]

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Unrestricted spontaneous and intuitive sculptures by Sharon Brill

Unrestricted spontaneous and intuitive sculptures by Sharon Brill

| May 29, 2013

Israeli-born sculptor Sharon Brill works reductively to create her evocative porcelain objects. Working on a pottery wheel, Brill’s process is archaeological. After creating a stratified piece, she removes the outer layers, carefully cracking through the surface, digging to reveal the core object. Combining an intuitive process with a restrained aesthetic, this work speaks of a […]

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Zivi Aviraz: Finding Layers of Meaning Hidden in Form

| May 29, 2013

sraeli-American artist Zivi Aviraz creates engaging mixed media images depicting all the wonders that can be seen in figures, flowers, cityscapes, and abstract elements. Aviraz’s artwork reflects her passion and willingness to explore new media, subjects and techniques. Combining found and recycled materials with watercolors, pastel and acrylic, the artist creates vividly textured work that […]

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Gary E. Koeppel Paints Serene Landscapes

Gary E. Koeppel Paints Serene Landscapes

| May 26, 2013

Gary E. Koeppel employs a potent combination of strong contrast and vibrant color in his oil paintings, rendering landscapes and the human form alike with arresting simplicity. Drawn to water and skies, and to the natural shades of blues and greens, Koeppel creates images of peace and serenity that evoke a sense of blissful solitude. […]

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Eduardo D. Rubin’s Humanistic Photography

Eduardo D. Rubin’s Humanistic Photography

| May 26, 2013

Photographer Eduardo D. Rubin seeks to reveal the sorrows and strengths of humanity and the cities in which we live through his work. His photographs are poignant and sensitive, capturing a wide variety of moods and emotions across a varied range of subject matter. Rubin’s incredible use of composition and contrast, taken together with his […]

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Let Ermina Avramidou’s Nets of Paint Ensnare You

| May 26, 2013

Greek artist Ermina Avramidou likens her color-filled and dramatically lit abstract paintings to obscure maps, and certainly their crisscrossing lines and dripped dots do suggest mysterious landscapes. While they evoke the Abstract Expressionist compositions of Jackson Pollock, their tangled forms and isolated pockets of rich colors structured around thick, vertical bands also suggest overgrown jungles […]

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Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

| May 14, 2013

Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale present Stefanos Tsivopoulos History Zero on view 1 June–24 November 2013. Stefanos Tsivopoulos will represent Greece at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia with his work History Zero, which will be unveiled at the Giardini during the preview on 29 May 2013. The project is […]

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