The eye of the viewer zig-zags in space from overlapping plane to plane, neoclassic style.
Laib sees his art as having a political dimension, in the sense that the production of cultural artifacts change people and institutions.
Taking subjects from the raw materials for old master art, Steir transforms them in accord with her very contemporary sensibility.
October 21, 2009—March 28, 2010 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street) New York City 212-423-3500 Anish Kapoor’s Memory, a 24-ton metallic blimp measuring approximately 47 x 29 x 15 feet overall, is imposing at a number of levels. It requires the viewer to use his/her own memory to create an image…
Jack Pierson at Cheim & Read
Facture is neither painterly nor hard-edged geometric, but in between–straight edges that nonetheless exude life.
She seems to be simultaneously poking fun at tradition and at the same time leveling a serious challenge against it, all the while acknowledging that she cannot simply reject her artistic heritage.
Seldom has a better synthesis been achieved among raw power, exquisite color, and the organizing effects of line.
Green’s current paintings supplant his earlier “limited animation” mock-mayhem with the saturated glazes and rendered anatomies of a Golden Age chipmunk fable.