Archive for February, 2014

CRAC Alsace announces Anti-Narcissus

| February 12, 2014

CRAC Alsace presents Anti-Narcissus on view February 23–May 11, 2014. Anti-Narcissus, whose title we have borrowed here, is a book which by dint of being pondered by its potential ‘author,’ Brazilian anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, ended up not being written. The main point of this imaginary book was to answer the following question: What […]

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Seiler Bowers Graphite Shadows are Derived of a Calm Tranquility

Seiler Bowers Graphite Shadows are Derived of a Calm Tranquility

| February 6, 2014

The elegant yet unassuming pencil drawings of Seiler Bowers combine realism with a heightened emotional sensibility. Among Bowers’ subjects are still lifes featuring plants, glassware, and a recent series of portraits of Native Americans. Her arrangements are always spare, focusing on just one or two objects to bring out the rich, often clashing textures – […]

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Joann Doneen Inspired by the Power of Nature

Joann Doneen Inspired by the Power of Nature

| February 6, 2014

Incorporating a wide variety of media, including oil, acrylic, marble dust and sand on traditional supports of canvas and wood, Joann Doneen’s paintings are highly textured, verging on sculptural, and range in size from miniature to massive. Inspired by the power, vividness and poignancy of nature, Doneen creates breathtaking expanses, rich depths, intricate granularities, rigid […]

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Noriko Kinouchi: Digital Art Pioneer

Noriko Kinouchi: Digital Art Pioneer

| February 6, 2014

Japanese artist Noriko Kinouchi is a pioneer in the digital art world. She creates works of art that are rich in color, deep in meaning, and playfully thoughtful. The result is images that are immediately engaging to her audience. Kinouchi is focused on precision and perfection, and she consistently produces work with a high level […]

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Entering the Stillness of an Empty Canvas

| February 6, 2014

Dutch artist Mario Schaeffer constantly reinvents his technique and approach in order to take his art to the next level. Rather than looking to contemporaries or those artists who have come before him, Schaeffer goes within to find inspiration and evolve his art. A hallmark of Schaeffer’s work lies in his innate sense of color, […]

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Ohio Artist Malissa Schisler Participating in New York Exhibition

Ohio Artist Malissa Schisler Participating in New York Exhibition

| February 6, 2014

Her work at once ethereal and passionate, American artist Malissa Schisler is inspired by what she finds within herself. Essentially self-taught, she works primarily in bold, primary color acrylics as well as photography. Whether exploring highly abstract forms and shapes or realistic tropes, these works are ardently spirited, and poignantly soulful. In her paintings, the […]

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Julie Turner Creates Flights of Imagination

Julie Turner Creates Flights of Imagination

| February 6, 2014

“I enjoy exploring my imagination and technology,” Julie Turner says. In her paintings, those explorations are given free rein, using her eye for color and familiarity with a broad range of techniques and media to create a distinctive body of work. Skilled as both a traditional painter and a digital artist, she currently works mostly […]

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