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Fahim Somani. Diplomatic Calligraphy

Fahim Somani. Diplomatic Calligraphy

| June 15, 2014

Pakistani-American, Houston-based artist Fahim Somani creates expressionistic, calligraphy-inflected compositions which are not only exquisite formal experiments full of delightful painterly flourishes, but aesthetic bridges between two cultures. While drawing on the text of the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam, Somani incorporates elements that evoke Minimalism, Abstract Expressionism, and other currents in post-war American art. […]

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Varda Yoran

| June 13, 2014

The sculptural works of Varda Yoran are reflective of the human condition, often referencing the figure, movement and cultural content. Yoran had a diverse upbringing, born in China to Jewish parents originally from Russia, Yoran later moved to Israel, then England, and now resides in the United States. She strongly believes that all of these […]

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Eponine Saint Hillier. Redefines Painting

Eponine Saint Hillier. Redefines Painting

| June 12, 2014

Eponine Saint Hillier is a relentlessly innovative artist whose work stretches the boundaries of painting. Saint Hillier depicts the traditional human body, but with a clash of painting practices – splashes appear over carefully-wrought surfaces, with realistic forms sharing the same space as abstract – or with atypical media. Even her technically straightforward oil paintings […]

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Yves Siegrist. The Elements Interconnected

| June 12, 2014

Yves Siegrist’s thought-provoking nature photography is delicate in depiction and bold in concept. Siegrist’s work is highly textured, often monochromatic, and swings between extreme close-up and breathtaking bird’s eye views. He often searches for what he calls “light moments,” or the characteristics of one natural element in another. His camera zooms in to capture the […]

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La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Presents Anna Ostoya Transpositions

| June 7, 2014

La Kunsthalle Mulhouse presents Anna Ostoya Transpositions on view June 5–August 24, 2014. In a conceptual practice that incorporates collage, photomontage, painting, sculpture, and writing, Anna Ostoya (b. 1978 in Krakow, Poland, lives and works in Brooklyn) has developed a singular and critical body of works that concentrates on avant-garde aesthetics, particularly on the representation […]

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Original Artwork by Max Werner  in Beyond the Horizon a Solo Exhibition

Original Artwork by Max Werner in Beyond the Horizon a Solo Exhibition

| May 18, 2014

Max Werner’s hyper-observant acrylic landscapes invite the viewer to enfold themselves in a new environment. Werner includes many small things in his paintings to create fully-realized scenes, like the shadow of mold on a stone or the precise stance of a seagull. But his most important subject is space. Werner uses the horizon line as […]

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Monica Manfroi Creating Images That Let the Mind Explore

Monica Manfroi Creating Images That Let the Mind Explore

| May 18, 2014

Through a combination of the figurative and abstract,” says painter Monica Manfroi, “I create images that allow the mind to explore.” Freedom and exploration are given life in her images, which create bold, vivid patterns and combine a sharp eye for depicting human figures with the ability to give the textures and colors of the […]

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