• Gregory Siff

    “Your battles inspired me – not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.” ― James Joyce Portraits don’t happen in an instant.  They are born from years spent staring at the blank page, a white canvas, an empty frame.  They are made of microscopic particles of the physical […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments July 29, 2016
  • Jeffrey Hargrave at VOLTA12

    Subject of Escape Route, a solo exhibition at Bronx Museum of the Arts, Jeffery Spencer Hargrave (presented by Ethan Cohen New York, New York) filters art history through Black history and queer identity, manifesting a refreshing directness and witty honesty throughout.      

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments June 11, 2016
  • Avital Burg at VOLTA12

    Born in Tel Aviv and based in New York, journalist and visual artist Avital Burg (presented by Slag Gallery, Brooklyn) re-contextualizes art historic tropes of portraying charged interior spaces with experimental techniques and sociopolitical undertones.        

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  • Fannie Allié at VOLTA12

    Fanny Allié (presented by Fresh Window,Brooklyn) engages outlines of the human form — from collage to emotive neon installations — to question our relationship to our bodies and social movements, as well as the intrinsic memories contained within and in our absence.  Fanny Allié, Horses, 2015

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments June 11, 2016
  • Becca Lowry at VOLTA NY

    As magnifcent mixed-media paintings emulate shields, force felds, talismans, each imbued with layered connotations.  In the artist’s words: “These shields tend not to be combative — the pointy edges are more like the decorative fringe of a rug than they are the point of a spear. I think, instead, they’re meant to hold a person […]

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 18, 2016
  • Brittany Nelson at VOLTA NY

    “An investigation and a general misuse of photographic chemistry and 19th Century photographic techniques”… Brittany Nelson’s bio provides a clue to her process. The young Richmond-based artist’s medium of choice is the tintype, a unique direct-positive exposure revived by hipsters for portrait photography, though Nelson fexes this collodian process with panache and confdence into the […]

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 18, 2016