Archive for June, 2013

Doug Depice: Landscape as Imprint

Doug Depice: Landscape as Imprint

| June 22, 2013

Doug DePice’s ghostly cityscapes are works on paper that nevertheless manage to be layered in three dimensions. DePice’s great inspiration is the way he combines media: charcoal slashes on top of fuzzy watercolor, thick acrylic laid over thin washes. The blend of textures creates a place in which chronological and emotional planes intersect: hard power […]

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Charles Howard’s Flower Inspired Paintings Flourish at Agora Gallery

Charles Howard’s Flower Inspired Paintings Flourish at Agora Gallery

| June 22, 2013

Flowers are American artist Charles Howard’s inspiration and subject matter. At first glance his paintings seem to be mere representations of flowers, but closer inspection reveals that the flowers are only a point of departure for paintings with greater metaphor. His images are created by deconstructing each flower, then rearranging them into a fresh image. […]

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Daishi Suzuki: Portrays the Beauty of the World with Stained Glass

Daishi Suzuki: Portrays the Beauty of the World with Stained Glass

| June 22, 2013

Stained glass comes to life in Daishi Suzuki’s works. “Glass, as it lets light penetrate through it,” he says, “shows various expressions, the same way we change our expressions.” Suzuki captures those expressions by juxtaposing colors and textures in a way that makes strong use of the ability of glass to both reflect and absorb […]

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The Purely Intuitive Tiril

The Purely Intuitive Tiril

| June 22, 2013

British-born artist Tiril calls her explosive abstract paintings “purely intuitive,” and they do seem to be expressions of sheer energy. She explores her paint — rich, bright acrylic — to its utmost, scratching at its surface, layering it in transparent washes, piling it, allowing it to drip in long trails. Her visible brushstrokes themselves become […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich presents The Hubert Looser Collection exhibition

| June 12, 2013

Kunsthaus Zurich opens The Hubert Looser Collection an exhibition on view through 8 September 2013. The Hubert Looser Collection, with its focus on Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art and Arte Povera, moves to the Kunsthaus extension in 2017. By way of a preview, the Kunsthaus is exhibiting almost the entire collection in the context of its […]

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Giorgio Cini Foundation presents Marc Quinn exhibition

Giorgio Cini Foundation presents Marc Quinn exhibition

| June 7, 2013

Giorgio Cini Foundation presents a solo show of works by Marc Quinn in a a major exhibition on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore on view from 29 May 2013. Curated by Germano Celant, the solo show includes sculptures, paintings and other art objects by one of the original Young British Artists. Admission to the […]

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Israel Museum presents Yehudit Sasportas: Seven Winters exhibition

| June 7, 2013

The Israel Museum presents Yehudit Sasportas: Seven Winters an exhibition on view through October 19, 2013. Beauty and mystery envelop every single part of this complex installation by Yehudit Sasportas, a prominent Israeli artist who lives and works in Berlin and Tel Aviv, and for whom this is the first solo exhibition in an Israeli […]

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