The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.
Embracing boredom and creative constraints, Katchadourian tells of in-flight artwork and other conceptual projects.
Suburban sprawl and craft-store spree meet creeping apocalyptic bleakness.
The bed sheet as metaphor for the continuous field of consciousness
Ellen Cantor (1961–2013) was a prolific artist with an ardent vision that was personal, communal, and political. In the years before her untimely death, she had produced a complex body of work spanning painting, sculpture, drawing, and especially film and video. Her work—an open expression of her own sexuality—faced censorship battles in both the UK and Switzerland in the 1990s.
From Lagos to LA, a young painter’s images resonate with meaning, both personal and political.
Pacale Marthine Tayou is a Cameroonian artist based in Belgium. His work has appeared in documenta11 (2002) in Kassel, two Venice Biennales (2005 and 2009), and numerous international exhibitions. Recent solo exhibitions took place at the Serpentine Galleries, London, and Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, both in 2015.
Gabriele Beveridge has quite the eye for sad-looking models in posters—the kind of women who hawk things like hair dye and shampoo.
“I obtusely landed in the best place possible.”
Sex objects, dead zones, and trace fossils.
Amid the cacophony of collage, there is also, here, a baseline of story marching on: again and again the soldiers, the trucks. Isn’t it a natural impulse to want to follow that line?
In the garden behind the gallery, Meksin installed Winglet, a huge piece of hot-pink open mesh layered with smaller pieces of bright-pink and neon-green patterned spandex.
In one painting, I am picked up and drawn into a wild weather event, a storm of color, wind, and light.