Tirtzah Bassel at VOLTA NY 2017
Primarily based on drawings done directly from observation, Tirtzah Bassel’s luminous paintings capture figures either at ease in their anonymity or discomfited within the uncannily familiar spaces they interact within, presented here by Slag Gallery (Brooklyn, booth C22)
Lisa Adams “Petrichor”
A drought has plagued Southern California for nearly a decade. Lisa Adams possesses an intuitive and effortless connection to her surroundings whether it’s her daily walks through the asphalt jungle of Downtown Los Angeles, visits to the LA River, or exploratory hikes in the mountains. In recent weeks, Los Angeles has experienced an unusual and […]
“I, Cyborg” Curated by William Corwin
“I, Cyborg,” on view at Gazelli Art House in London from October 6 through November 12, is an iteration of the exhibit “Cyborg” at Zurcher Gallery in New York, which was on display in December of 2015. “I, Cyborg” is an investigation into the confluence between cutting-edge philosophical, sociological and scientific interpretations of what it […]
“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 […]
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.
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.