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Tag Archives: Contemporary art
Posted on March 22, 2022 in Art Spiel Dances With Color and Form Installation view Staring at Kathy Butterly’s ceramic sculptures, I am overwhelmed by an urge to reach out and touch them. The marriage of color and form is … Continue reading
Oct. 21, 2021 ( yeah I know, I’m posting a wee bit late!) in Artcritical Installation shot of the exhibition under review, with Karon Davis’s Double Dutch Girls (2021) in the foreground. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery Jack Shainman opened The School … Continue reading
Feb. 10, 2021 in artcritical Joyce Pensato at Petzel Gallery Installation shot of the exhibition under review showing Joyce Pensato, Daisy, 2012, to the right. Courtesy of Petzel Gallery, New York Joyce Pensato’s 2012 exhibition, Batman Returns, although her third … Continue reading
Reposting from March 2016. Originally in Hyperllergic Aboriginal Women in Australia Celebrate Their Football Heroes with Pottery Rona Rubunjta Arrente’s “I’m Black” (2015) (left); Ngala Wheeler’s “Brotherhood” (2015) (right) in ‘Our Land is Alive: Hermannsburg Potters for Kids continues’ at … Continue reading
Published in Hyperallergic August 22, 2019 Northern Irish artist Alison Lowry addresses the 200 years of crimes perpetrated by the Catholic Church in collaboration with the Irish state. Alison, Lowry, “Instead of the fragrance there will be stench; instead of … Continue reading
Published July 3 in Hyperallergic The Wellcome Collection in London introduces four mixed-media installations in an immersive, collaborative show between artists and scientists. Maria McKinney, Sire series, C-print, 147 X 220 cm. (all photos courtesy of the author for Hyperallergic) … Continue reading