Archive for September, 2013

Brady Steward Brady Steward: Force and Fluidity

Brady Steward Brady Steward: Force and Fluidity

| September 28, 2013

Brady Steward works in glass, but his sculptures have a weight and force not normally associated with that medium. Despite the occasional hint of lightness and transparency in his pieces, Steward, who has studios in Houston and New Orleans, leans strongly toward somber colors and compositions that feel earthbound. Through his hands, the heat and […]

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Christopher Colon: Dynamic Vision in Dreamlike Works

Christopher Colon: Dynamic Vision in Dreamlike Works

| September 28, 2013

Whimsically exuberant, the artwork of Christopher Colon sparks fascination and wonder. These paintings are richly ornate and vibrantly expressive, so that it is no surprise that the artist’s biggest inspirations are the Baroque and Art Nouveau movements. Colon delves deeply into fantasy and reality alike, producing dreamlike compositions that wed technical mastery to pure artistic […]

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Chaya Kupperman Chaya Kupperman Creates Ethereal Landscapes

| September 28, 2013

Chaya Kupperman, who splits her time between Italy and her native Netherlands, crafts thick, rich compositions that remind the viewer of landscapes and street views while remaining staunchly and seductively abstract. She cites the influence of traditional Dutch landscape painting, whose horizontal vistas and gray-blue skies are major components of her work. Beneath these fringes […]

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Subject: Ariane Blais Ariane Blais Journeys in Color

Subject: Ariane Blais Ariane Blais Journeys in Color

| September 26, 2013

With vibrancy and vitality, Ariane Blais brings viewers on an emotional journey of color, exploring her experiences of the world and travels in paint. Blais’ abstractions are boldly expressive, with a rich and tactile surface alive with pigment. Amongst the explosive brushstrokes emerge occasional hints of figures, giving the paintings a sense of memory and […]

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Yasuaki Okamoto: Governor’s Island Art Fair 2013

Yasuaki Okamoto: Governor’s Island Art Fair 2013

| September 17, 2013

Yasuaki Okamoto’s oil on canvas paintings perform a kind of surrealist flight into lush visionary territory that incorporates animals, plants, everyday objects, landscape, and ethereal beings. Much of his art plays around with the idea of modern issues mixed with traditional painting styles. One of his paintings showing at the building #5A NORAN PARK, Governor’s […]

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Asia Society Museum presents Iran Modern exhibition

Asia Society Museum presents Iran Modern exhibition

| September 11, 2013

The Asia Society Museum presents Iran Modern an exhibition on view through January 5, 2014. The three decades prior to the 1979 Revolution saw increased international recognition of Iranian artists that included their participation in the Venice Biennale and other art festivals. Comprising more than 100 artworks, Iran Modern is the first international loan exhibition […]

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Teresa Cabo’s Real World Understanding

Teresa Cabo’s Real World Understanding

| September 4, 2013

Teresa Cabo’s impassioned oil paintings are dark in color but lively in dynamic and emotion. Cabo paints with an eye on narrative and the element of surprise. She is an observant portraitist, with a knack for capturing a subject in a moment at once contemplative and dramatic. Her broader subject matter, however, often falls between […]

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