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Tag Archives: drawing
Jan. 31, 2020 in Hyperallergic On display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, works of Benjamin Jones project deep sorrow as well as an unvanquished ray of optimism. Benjamin Jones, “Isolating the Disease” from the Isolation Series (2003), graphite … Continue reading
A rant about 2020…….. Housebound- 2020. Oilstick, graphite. 10 x 8 I haven’t posted a rant or a rave in many years. But man, oh, man, if ever there was a time in the history of the Universe to post … Continue reading
in Hyperallergic on April 28, 2016 Grayson Perry, “Sex and Drugs and Earthenware” (1995) (detail), glazed ceramic, 54 x 24.5 cm (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) SYDNEY — The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Australia has mounted the … Continue reading
March 27, 2015 in Hyperallergic Martín Ramírez,”Untitled (Tunnel with Cars and Buses)” (1954), reproduced as one of five new ‘Forever’ Stamps by the United States Postal Service (© 2015 USPS) (click to enlarge) Blue-chip outsider artist Martín Ramírez was memorialized … Continue reading
published Nov. 12,2014 in Hyperallergic Dan Miller “Untitled (blue ‘ON’ and yellow with graphite)” (2011), acrylic and graphite on paper (all images courtesy Ricco Maresca Gallery) Dan Miller has created some of the most glorious work that I’ve seen in … Continue reading
by MELISSA Feb 18, 2014 • Frohawk Two Feathers brings revolution to art and politics Frohawk Two Feathers is re-writing American history. In his current exhibition at Morgan Lehman Gallery, “Heartbreaking and Shit, But That’s the Globe. The Battle of … Continue reading
The New York Press- Jan. 13, 2014 Spiegelman’s comix and more in Jewish Museum exhibition Much has been written about Maus, Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel that recounts the harrowing tale of Spiegelman’s parents’ experience and survival in Auschwitz. … Continue reading
Posted on July 15, 2012 BENJAMIN JONES IS an artist who lives and works within a Universe of his own making. His work functions within the perfectly rational rules that he has created. Jones makes exquisite drawings that are both … Continue reading
Paul J. Karlstrom 19 January 2013 On a recent trip to New York my wife and I managed to see several exhibitions during what was primarily a family Christmas week in Brooklyn. Although we were staying … Continue reading