Archive for the 'Painting' Category

Deborah Kass: Feel Good Paintings

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Deborah Kass, After Louise Bourgeois, 2010. neon and transformers on powder-coated aluminum panel

Drawing on post-war art historical references, Deborah Kass creates works that explore the frequent junctions between the visual arts, politics and language. For her second show at Paul Kasmin Gallery titled MORE feel good paintings for feel bad times, Kass reacts to the uncertainty of current affairs by appropriating works from seminal figures in the arts such as Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha and Ellsworth Kelly, among others.[...]

Michel Majerus

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Michel Majerus (1967-2002) used everything from art historical references, popular culture, video games, television and corporate logos to construct his paintings. He was born in Esch, Luxembourg but worked in Berlin until his untimely death in an airplane crash in 2002.

Sebastian Vallejo

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Sebastián Vallejo’s paintings are inspired by the light and colors of the Caribbean, where organic and inorganic forms collide and transpose each other creating a visually engaging display of light and form.[...]

Sexual Deployment: Ana Teresa Fernández

Friday, July 9th, 2010

What a week! Photography, sculpture, performance and today finally painting makes the cut for our series Sexual Deployment: The Body as Method for Discourse. Through these different mediums, we have seen how women use their bodies as a sculptural object, but also as a metaphor for larger political and social issues. Mexican artist Ana Teresa Fernández also utilizes the body in her performance-based work to explore issues related to women and sexuality.[...]

Enoc Pérez

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Enoc Pérez works using a unique method in which he transfers paint onto canvas via an intermediary layer of paper. He builds the composition by hand in 10 or more individually-applied layers of oil paint, color by color.[...]

Goldmine Shithouse

Monday, April 19th, 2010

The Goldmine Shithouse (GMSH) is an artist collaborative that was started by artists David Hochbaum, Travis Lindquist and Colin Burns. The collective has met on a weekly basis since its creation in early 2003. Its participating artists have a common sensibility with opposing visions, balancing out the finished work.[...]

Kees Goudzwaard

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Kees Goudzwaard creates his paintings by transferring paper models, compositions he applies to the canvas using sheets of paper and tape.[...]

Matt Connors

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Matt Connor’s paintings are much more than abstractions, they possess a found object quality. Paintings such as Backgammon, combines a stretcher, a roll of found material and a hand-brushed application of Gesso, resulting in an enigmatic monochrome that oscillates between painting and sculpture.[...]

Anthony Lister

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Anthony Lister‘s work suggest influences from street art, expressionism and pop art exposing its less glamorous aspects. Born and raised in Australia, his work is influenced by American TV and mainstream media, creating works that, according to the artist, reflect “misguided role models and misguided youth”.[...]

Michael Peck

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Michael Peck’s artistic practice is concerned with the sensation of disorientation and dislocation that is often felt within the post modern world.[...]

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