Erik Lindeman

Artforum notes that Erik’s …”incorporation of anonymous found surfaces as compositional elements in painting has occupied a central place in his work…” and that “… Lindman states, his practice and methods are the most efficient means he has discovered to create a space of reflection and contemplation for viewers to generate their own meanings.

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Ibrahim Mahama

Artforum notes an online solo exhibition at White Cube of recent jute sack paintings by Ibrahim Mahama. “In these works, Mahama continues his interrogation of the principle that by engaging with the failures of the past it is possible to ignite new value systems for the future. By so doing, there is the potential to engender economic change that would lead to labor reforms. Produced in his native Ghana with the help of “collaborators,” the jute sacks from which the paintings are created point to histories of trade and commerce and the personal stories of their handlers…”

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Austyn Weiner

says about his newest which Artforum notes that “these paintings have been made through a pandemic, through a civil unrest in my country, and now through fires ablaze all around me. The title “Nobody’s Baby” eludes to a longing for guidance, and a need for stablity and intimacy…”

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