• Kathleen Vance at VOLTA NY 17

    Kathleen Vance unveils her site-specific project Traveling Landscape: Precious Cargo, presented by ROCKELMANN &. By modifying reclaimed vintage luggage with artificial and real flora (moss, dirt, water) in miniature dioramas within, the Brooklyn-based artist considers a multitude of salient topics, from pristine green spaces to land proprietorship and water rights (Berlin, booth D5).          

    Installation Magazine 0 Comments February 28, 2017
  • Lisa Adams: Location Unknown

    The viewer’s gaze unhinges the schism between a utopic past and a dystopic present, whose wrath is concealed by an arsenal of exacting moves executed invisibly by the hand of artist Lisa Adams.  By implementing a set of painterly techniques of her own creation, which includes the meticulous use of sponge rollers to create mosaic […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments August 24, 2014
  • Cole Rise: Spectral Illumination

    Through the lens of the camera, Cole Rise contemplates his place in the Universe.  Driving across the country in search of awe inspiring landscapes revered for their sheer enormity and history on earth, the methodology behind Rise’s photographic practice requires a perspective that looks within and beyond.  While the subjects of his photographs seem ancient […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments August 1, 2014
  • Chris Barnard at VOLTA NY

    As an inspirational starting point, I have been thinking about the works of 19th Century landscape painters like Albert Bierstadt (see below) or Frederic Edwin Church, which depict the U.S. landscape as grand, transcendent, and even sublime. Painted from and for a European-American point of view, however, those works reflect and project a colonial gaze—one […]

    Chris Barnard 0 Comments April 4, 2014
  • Behind the Veil with Tim Hailand

    “I suppose that my subjects are, for me, idealized versions of themselves, just as toile de Jouy fabric represented a romanticized interpretation of pastoral ‘reality’ in late-18th century France.” – Tim Hailand   In my work, I allow the material to lead me — it lets me know what it wants (or does not want) […]

    Tim Hailand 0 Comments February 27, 2014
  • Richard Gilles

    Richard Gilles finds inspiration in abandoned and neglected spaces- motor homes left in large fields, gigantic highway infrastructures and blank billboards.   Photographs selected from the series Signs of the Times and Almost Home-Less featured at DNJ Gallery present panoramic photographs of blank billboards littered along double-decker highways and sprawling desert vistas.  The billboards are […]

    Richard Gilles 0 Comments November 15, 2013