August 6, 2022
  • August 6, 2022

Kennedy Yanko’s mixed media sculptures exude a sense of duality

by on August 4, 2022 0

The artistic process can be full of spontaneous and seemingly fortuitous discoveries that come with self-reflection. “What becoming ‘White, Passing’ wasn’t initially about race,” reveals Brooklyn-based painter and sculptor Kennedy Yanko, the 2021 artist-in-residence at Miami’s famed Rubell Museum. However, weeks of introspection during this intensely focused program will ultimately result in three...

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‘Between Artists’: Flathead Valley Painter Collaborates with Writer in Norway for Hockaday Museum Exhibit

by on July 31, 2022 0

Lauren Korn chats with painter Tabby Ivy, one half of the collaborative team behind “Between Artists: Life in Paintings and Prose,” an exhibit now on view at the Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, Montana. Tabby tells how she and writer Damon Falke (based in Norway) approached multimedia collaboration. Tabby will give an artist...

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5 sculptures for ‘Summer of Stone and Steel’, unveiled at Juliet’s Tavern in Joliet – Shaw Local

by on July 29, 2022 0

Lockport’s Betsy Dvorak loves the arts, especially local art, and that’s why she came to Juliet’s Tavern in Joliet on Thursday night. That’s when the Art Movement in Joliet, a voluntary organization, unveiled five sculptures for its second annual summer sculpture exhibit and raffle, “Summer of Stone and Steel.” “I really like the sculpture,”...

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Interview with artist Barbara Bloom and writer Ben Lerner about ‘Gold Custody’ –

by on July 28, 2022 0

The relationship between writers and artists tends to be one-sided. Artists do, writers criticize. But in gold guarda new book by artist Barbara Bloom and poet/novelist Ben Lerner, response and creation are a simultaneous collaborative process. gold guard is light; it’s no gargantuan coffee table book, but it’s no thin novel either. It is...

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New York painter dies at 81 –

by on July 26, 2022 0

Jennifer Bartlett, whose experiments in subjugating painting to predetermined systems of rules had won her a loyal following, died on July 25 in Amagansett, New York, at age 81. A representative of the Paula Cooper Gallery, which offered Bartlett some of his early exhibitions, confirmed this. death. Bartlett’s paintings are quite different from almost...

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writer, artist and political influencer

by on July 22, 2022 0

As her husband became more involved in Labor Party politics, before being elected MP for Maribyrnong in 1969, Shirley published poetry, reviews and short stories. She co-edited an anthology of anti-war poems. “We Took Their Orders and Died”, and later a magazine for schools. She studied anthropology at Monash University, ran workshops for children...

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The Iranian poet turned American action painter

by on July 21, 2022 0

How Iranian-born artist Manoucher Yektai – a narrative poet and still life painter who died in 2019 at the age of 98 – found himself in American Abstract Expressionism and its subspecies, dubbed “painting action”? The answers to this question emerge in the biographical and critical essays of Manoucher Yektai (Karma Publications, 2022). Its...

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A multifaceted personality, Deepti Naval is an Indian actor, director, writer, painter and photographer.

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A Country Called Childhood is a beautifully told memoir about growing up in Amritsar in the tumultuous 1950s and 1960s by award-winning actress Deepti Naval. A candid conversation with the veteran actress/author about her memoir, movies and more. A multi-faceted personality, Deepti Naval is an actor, director, writer, painter and photographer. Deepti has carved...

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Anna Boberg: a Swedish painter fascinated by the Norwegian landscapes of Lofoten

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Silent Evening – Lofoten Scene, by Anna Boberg, circa 1910-14 The hardship and endurance involved in Anna Boberg’s art was poetically summed up by anthropologist and translator Hanna Astrup Larsen in 1913. Writing in the American periodical The craftsman, Larsen described how: “For several months of each year, this delicately nurtured woman from gay...

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A Different Rockwell: Painter and Translator Daisy Rockwell Charts Her Own Path | arts and culture

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MANCHESTER — Dhwani is a Hindu word that is apparently difficult to translate into English. But Daisy Rockwell does not hesitate to launch: “Dhwani is an echo, a vibration, a resonance. This is alliteration and assonance. Dhwani can be deliberate and playful, as in doublesense and pun, an accidental hodgepodge of sameness or mystical...

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Local Artist/Writer Duo Document 2021 and Beyond

by on July 10, 2022 0

For many artists and illustrators, working on a new project can often serve as therapy, a way of escaping or even coping with the stresses and microaggressions of everyday life. However, take that stress away and it can be just as disconcerting. Like many, local illustrator Morgan Miller III found himself both isolated and...

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Monroe Isenberg’s sculptures aim to mend the broken ties between man and nature

by on July 8, 2022 0

Finding a rough piece of rock or an uneven surface of brown soil in the built environment immediately seems like an uncommon phenomenon. The encounter is fueled by the gaping binaries between humans and nature created over the years; rendering the shared harmony between the two obsolete. The practice of questioning “anthropocentric hierarchy” defines...

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a tiny but deliciously domestic show

by on July 6, 2022 0

There’s an irony in the Freud Museum’s tiny but deliciously domestic new exhibit: Lucian Freud spent his life rejecting various loved ones, as he tried to get away from a family he considered ‘boring’. Indeed, one of the exhibition’s starting points, an early drawing belonging to the museum of a palm tree with yellowed...

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Every Young Writer Should Read Elif Batuman

by on July 3, 2022 0

If you read the blurb on the back of Elif Batuman’s 2017 debut novel, “The idiot,“, you will see the book described as” a heroic calculation but erased with the terror and the joy of becoming a person in a world as intoxicating as it is disturbing. I’d like to meet whoever wrote this...

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Sam Gilliam: Abstract painter whose art went beyond the frame

by on July 2, 2022 0

Sam Gilliam, a Washington DC artist who helped redefine abstract painting by freeing the canvas from its traditional frame and shaking it into sumptuous paint-splattered folds cascading from ceilings, stairwells and other features architects, died at the age of 88. Resembling a giant painter’s drop cloth, his flowing, unstructured canvases, called curtains, appeared in...

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Wet Paint in the Wild: Writer Janelle Zara Takes Us to the Greek Island of Hydra for the Deste Foundation’s Jeff Koons Show

by on July 1, 2022 0

Welcome to Wet Paint in the Wild, an extension of Annie Armstrong’s gossip column in which she gives art world insiders a disposable camera so they can give us a glimpse of their mad industry corner. I have long heard of collector Dakis Joannouannual projects of Deste Foundation in HydraGreece. Jeff Koon was tapped...

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Ivan Navarro’s sculptures navigate the economic and political connotations of daily life

by on July 1, 2022 0

The stifling political environment reduces the possibilities of the creative imagination. Yet, if the arduous task of transforming the constrained environment into a fruitful site of artistic exploration is accomplished, the proposals are well restored in the memory of the spectators. New York-based Chilean sculptor Ivan Navarro is one such conceptual artist who grew...

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Henni Alftan, painter of cropped and suspenseful scenes, gets his market moment at Sprüth Magers in London

by on July 1, 2022 0

Finnish artist Henni Alftan’s calm, cerebral paintings have become an increasingly prominent presence on fair stands and online viewing rooms over the past five years. Two lively solo exhibitions in 2020 at avant-garde galleries Various Small Fires in Seoul and Karma in New York (the latter brought her to the 2021 edition of Art...

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Revolutionary painter dies at 88 –

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Sam Gilliam, an influential painter whose canvases offered new possibilities for abstraction, inspiring legions of artists, died on June 25 at age 88. David Kordansky and Pace, Gilliam Galleries, said the cause was kidney failure. Gilliam’s abstractions are unusual in that they are often sculptural, essentially suggesting that painting need not be two-dimensional. Working...

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Why was Churchill’s favorite painter forgotten?

by on June 19, 2022 0

William Nicholson was one of London’s most fashionable portrait painters when he bought a parsonage on the Sussex coast in 1909. It was ‘a crazy thing for a man to do’, the 37-year-old artist admitted years, leaving him £200. in debt and “in the curiously rotten position of having more houses than food”. But...

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MCFARLANE FILMS, wiip, ROOSTER TEETH STUDIOS AND WRITER DAN DOMINGUEZ TEAM UP TO DEVELOP RAW10 ADULT ANIMATED SERIES June 13, 2022 – Los Angeles, California – Today, McFarlane Films has announced a partnership with independent studio wiip and Warner Bros. Rooster Teeth Studios. Discovery to develop an adult animated television series based on the...

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The Sims 4 Painter Career Guide

by on June 13, 2022 0

If you want to pursue the career of painting in The Sims 4, you will have the freedom to work part-time in addition to another career. Professionals in this career can mentor many of their students, which is exciting. You will also receive prizes in addition to community and collector rating. Your chances of...

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Blue plaques unveiled in Felpham pay tribute to the famous painter and Olympic fencing coach who worked on Star Wars

by on June 11, 2022 0

Two blue plaques, commemorating Olympic fencing coach Bob Anderson and engraver Charles George Lewis, were unveiled by Felpham Parish Council over the weekend. The plaques are part of Council’s ongoing efforts to recognize and commemorate the village’s history. A blue plaque revealed last summer celebrated the courage of Antarctic explorer Ernest Joyce, who went...

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Inauguration of the Haudenosaunee Creation Story Sculptures Saturday | New

by on June 10, 2022 0

PLATTSBURGH — World-renowned Mohawk potter Natasha Smoke Santiago has spent the past year wrapping Haudenosaunee cosmology in clay. His clay sculptures for Plattsburgh’s Haudenosaunee Creation Story Sculptures will be dedicated Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peace Point Park, 4 Dock Street in Plattsburgh. The sculpture group includes the turtle...

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