GalleryLOG: Faces of Art
Installation was first introduced to GalleryLOG upon our arrival in Manhattan as we accepted the tremendous invitation to act as the main media partner for VOLTA NY. Before the hum drum of the fair began and the doors were officially opened to the public there was a moment of calm before the roar. As the early […]
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.
Anthony Goicolea: An Unfolding Tableau
Anthony Goicolea continues to push his fantastic photographic tableaux, maneuvering from the wildly complex multiple self-portraits that he perfected in the previous decade to conceptual territories of displacement and alienation in unpopulated hybrid landscapes.
Peter Funch: Connecting with a Disconnect
Peter Funch has established himself as a very respected contemporary art photographer. He just had his second solo exhibition at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, and simultaneously his work is to be experienced as part of the Danish Pavilion at the World EXPO in Shanghai.
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.
Melanie Bonajo: Nature as a One Night Stand
Captivated by concepts of the divine, Melanie Bonajo explores the spiritual emptiness of her generation through photographs, performances, and films. She questions our shifting relationship with nature and tries to understand existential questions by looking at our domestic situation and changes to humanity at large. Her installations place the viewer firmly within an ‘active’ role.