Below is a snap from Expo Chicago. “Yes” that’s hand made paper.
BMore Arts gives props to Material Language at C. Grimaldis Gallery which features Ara and Elena Kovylyaeva.
S. H. Raza
Aicon New York recently presented Raza + America, an exhibition of paintings by the celebrated Indian modernist Sayed Haider Raza exploring the transformation of his style, both in subject and medium, set in motion by his 1962 visit to the United States.
Laurie at at Two Coats of Paint has words about Matthew Marks recent exhibition featuring (the late) Miyoko.
Taro Suzuki’s artistic energy emerged in multiple disciplines over the course of his development. While he was lead singer for the No Wave band “Youthinasia,” he gained notoriety for his light installations. Harnessing the power of questions and contrasts in traditional optics, he has used painting and sculpture to further pursue his interest in visual dissonance. A two time Pollack-Krasner Grant recipient, Taro Suzuki works have been exhibited at MoMA, NY and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
appears to be living her best life.
Fang’s practice began with a self-detachment from the external environment while maintaining a rebellious posture of exile. Throughout her upbringing, she has been constantly experiencing a lack of belonging and displacement reflected by her surroundings. For her, desire, emotions, and memory are not concepts, but unsteady and tangible experiences. As an Asian woman living in the context of cosmopolitanism, she attempts to explore her own vulnerability in the sense of self-estrangement in her practice.
Li Hei Di
Thriving in the space between abstraction and figuration, Li Hei Di’s latest paintings explore the depths of repressed human emotions and sexual desires.
Alia Ahmad is a 24-year-old Saudi Arabian painter (b.1996). Having graduated in 2018 from Kings College London with a BA in Digital Culture, she started to focus on research in Fine Art. Recently graduated with a Masters from the Royal College of Art, Alia concentrates on painting but uses a range of media to narrate the way that memory, place and landscape can converge within a written and visual practice.
is (like Lauren and Ryan and Donna) one of 10 women abstract Artists on the rise.
is showing with Pauline Shawn at Chapter-NY.
Kyung Youl Yoon
Tussle magazine has words about Yoon’s new work at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.
White Hot says that in Wu Jian’an’s art forms and concepts, there (were) visual tricks, reflections on the polymorphism of cultural heritage, and manifestations of humanity and divinity.
More (check out their post of the gigantic piece below, made for the Chengdu Biennial)
In the first of three innovative
exhibitions featuring pairs of artists whose work is sometimes overtly,
sometimes inadvertently linked through the intimacies of living together, Shoshana Wayne Gallery highlights the paper constructions of Rakuko Naito and the paintings of Tadaaki Kuwayama.