The Ethnographic Journals of Gregory Siff
“Did we forget? Life is a thrill!” The studio echoes with the unmistakable charismatic voice of Gregory Siff. The proclamation is accentuated by the cadence of his Brooklyn accent and while much of his face is covered by a cloth mask bearing the official logo of the Major League Baseball commission there are traces of […]
Langdon Graves at VOLTA NY 17
Langdon Graves (presented by VICTORI + MO), continues her exploration of Einstein’s reaction to the quantum entanglement paradox, “Spooky action at a distance”, Graves takes her grandmother’s first-hand accounted ghost stories as the jump-off to her spare compositions of familial comfort and spiritualist unease (Brooklyn, booth C16).
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)
Michael Chase: Visions of NYC
A new body of work by Michael Chase is an untitled series that apprises the despondent atmosphere he experienced during his month-long visit to New York City in August, 2013. The speckled paint I layered over the building is a reminder of the imperfections that cover every surface, even those we can’t see with the naked […]