Archive for November, 2009

The Reach of Realism at the MOCA

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, The Reach of Realism brings together an international group of artists exploring the artistic traditions of Realism in an age of digital manipulation and staged reality.[...]

Slater Bradley at Team Gallery

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Slater Bradley’s latest exhibition at Team Gallery, If we were immortal, finds the artist, primarily known for his videos, moving into painting.[...]

Myeongbeom Kim

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Myeongbeon Kim - Garden

Myeongbeom Kim is a creator of sculptures and installations, where man-made objects such as balloons, candles and glass are combined with nature to instill life into every object he constructs.[...]

Carlos Rodríguez

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Carlos Rodríguez uses photography, sculpture and drawing to appropriate idioms from modernism transforming them into contemporary works that often speak of the relationship between the self, the audience and the art object. Playing with the idea of reflection and likeness, the artist often uses mirrors to construct his works, such as Greeting Flower, Fertilizing My Ever Growing Garden of Fears and Kickable Mirror.[...]

When a Painting Moves… Something Must be Rotten at the MAPR

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Krisdy Shindler - A Reciprocal Process of Becoming

From the “everything is possible as long as it isn’t painting” attitude of the ‘90s we have arrived at “everything is possible as long as it is painting.” However, as art critics David Lillington and Benjamin Buchloh have outlined, we have returned to “a new classicism” that manifests itself in the return of easel painting and traditional values; and of which schools such as Leipzig, Dresden, and artists like Neo Rauch and Peter Doig are the clearest representatives. Maybe we should ask ourselves a basic question: what would Velazquez’s artistic practice be like today?[...]

Death, Transition and Celebration of Life at La Respuesta

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Altar at the entrance of Death: Transition and Celebration of Life

For those who love art, music and good vibes, all paths lead to opening night of the most recent BlackboxArt Foundation event titled Death: Transition and Celebration of Life, a group show organized in conjunction with the General Consulate of Mexico in San Juan at La Respuesta’s exhibition space in Santurce. The organizers presented works that spanned from painting, installation, video and sculpture from forty-four contemporary Puerto Rican artists celebrating one of Mexico’s most important traditions.[...]

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