Patrick Jacobs: An Architecture of Lenses
Patrick Jacobs intentionally blurs boundaries between the traditional artistic media of painting, sculpture and photography in his works. At the same time, they present the viewer with a spatial and perceptual conundrum; we are drawn into a space at once determinate and infinite, natural and contrived, prosaic and otherworldly.
Kadar Brock: The Gesture of a Mark
Brooklyn-based abstraction alchemist Kadar Brock approaches his paintings as objects themselves, sanding and abrading them and extracting colorful remnants from old canvases as surface materials and activated media toward new works. His process of creation, deletion, recycling, and renewal achieves results that blur the line between painting and sculpture, waste and reward.
Robert Chamberlin at VOLTA NY
The work recently shown in VOLTA is a continuation of Chamberlin’s last exhibition Fill Me Up. The exhibition featured a series of 108 heavily decorated porcelain vessels were displayed exploring the theme of desire. The artist’s concept of desire is explored through the titling of pieces; where some empty vessels are given specific names, […]
Deconstructed Text: Simeen Farhat at VOLTA NY
Just as a literary piece is convincing when there is congruity and flow in the writing, along with interesting ideas, visual works of art become more engaging when they have a nice balance, rhythm and direction, along with a sincere thought process. This is how I relate my formal compositions with that of the literal […]
The Season of Spring Has Arrived at Flower Pepper Gallery
The “world’s most adorable art critic,” uber art fan and co-founder of Intellectual Property Prints has teamed up with Flower Pepper Gallery to bring the group exhibition The Season of Spring to life. Opening on March 1 and on view through April 4 the dynamic group show is jam packed with 138 individual artists each […]
Enrique Martínez Celaya – The Self Regained
Enrique Martínez Celaya took over Fredric Snitzer Gallery in November 2013 with his installation Burning as It Were a Lamp. The installation created an environment that questioned identity, memories, and our relationship to loss. Enrique’s poetic works transformed the white cube into a meditative space that morphed a feeling of isolation into a sense of hope. Today at the tip […]