Archive for January, 2015

Fredrik Wicklund Creates Monumental Pieces Reflecting Time, Experience and Feeling

Fredrik Wicklund Creates Monumental Pieces Reflecting Time, Experience and Feeling

| January 26, 2015

The monumental, multimedia pieces of Swedish artist Fredrik Wicklund have the imperturbable aspect of stone while maintaining a sense of modernity, reflecting our contemporary lives. This is what Wicklund is looking to achieve in his work: a sense of presence, time, and continuity with the past, along with an appreciation for visual harmony. Working with […]

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Marianne Queneherve. Tiles in Harmony

Marianne Queneherve. Tiles in Harmony

| January 26, 2015

Marianne Quénéhervé’s canvas of choice is often not much larger than a postcard or a standard paperback. Quénéhervé’s mixed media on paper works develop an archive of the artist’s fluency in creative disciplines. The graphic motion of her colors build a puzzle-like composition, baring the signature of a scholar. The language of music is an […]

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Lawrence D. Johnson. Vibrancy and Saturation

Lawrence D. Johnson. Vibrancy and Saturation

| January 26, 2015

Soft, subtle, and open-ended, Lawrence D. Johnson’s oil abstracts call out for contemplation. Johnson covers entire canvases with dabs of paint in gently shifting colours. The marks resolve themselves into one or two large geometric shapes, cut off by extreme close-up framing and meant, in a dreamlike way, to resemble shadows on a wall. The […]

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Bringing Inner Landscapes to Life

| January 26, 2015

Calling her paintings “inner landscapes,” Elke Wree creates images that use abstract forms to conjure up a world filled with life and energy. In her images, nature often serves as an inspiration, but the artist takes that inspiration and makes something entirely personal from it. Working in oils on canvas as well as ink and […]

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Tracey Kucheravy: Landscapes in Motion

Tracey Kucheravy: Landscapes in Motion

| January 3, 2015

Tracey Kucheravy’s acrylic landscapes are scenes in motion, inviting viewers to experience moments in time. Landscapes depicting summer storms, fields of wheat, or waves breaking on the shore are all rife with explorative possibility. Kucheravy invites viewers to join her on a “road less traveled” and her own personal journey of self-discovery. Born in Kamsack, […]

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Olivia Kapoor: Creating Stillness in the Midst of Movement

Olivia Kapoor: Creating Stillness in the Midst of Movement

| January 3, 2015

For Olivia Kapoor, creating art is a multi-faceted activity that crosses several seemingly paradoxical boundaries. When describing her work, the artist says that it is at once “very busy yet still and contemplative,” and her canvases live up to that description. “I love making paintings that create an atmosphere in which the viewer’s eyes are […]

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