• 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
  • Thomas Witte’s Paper Landscape

    My name is Thomas Witte, inspired by the vibrant stencil graffiti scene in Buenos Aires, I create intricate cut paper drawings utilizing images I have photographed as well as photographs my grandfather shot over a 40-year period. The photographs my grandfather took show the history of his family and friends, from backyard barbeques to travels […]

    Thomas Witte 0 Comments October 29, 2013
  • Gabriel de la Mora: Lost in the Method

    Hair, eggshells, and Post-its transform once they enter Gabriel de la Mora’s laboratory.  Equipped with unique tools, the craftsman transmutes discarded materials into detailed works of art driven by process and investigation.  As he expresses, “My definition of art is parallel with the definition of energy, stated as: Art is not created or destroyed, it […]

    Lily Duarte 0 Comments July 6, 2013