“Wild Noise” by Artist Cooper

“Wild Noise” by Artist Cooper

A selection of images from artist Cooper (previously featured here). “Wild Noise” was up this past month at Maddox Gallery  in London. Showcasing 29 paintings and 5 large cactus sculptures, the exhibition displayed wild interiors, Hi-Fi stereos, and speaker stacks radiating with positive energy. Of the show Cooper states, “The work is me, I am…

Vibrant Abstract Paintings by Colleen Rieu I Artsy Shark

Vibrant Abstract Paintings by Colleen Rieu I Artsy Shark

Artist Colleen Rieu shares a collection of abstract paintings that vibrate with energy and color. See more of her work on her website.   “Extraordinary” acrylic, 18″ x 24″   I create art because it’s easier for me to express myself with paint than words.   “Bird of Paradise” acrylic, 18″ x 24″   I’ve…

LEGO Introduces Eiffel Tower, The Tallest Set Yet! » Design You Trust

LEGO Introduces Eiffel Tower, The Tallest Set Yet! » Design You Trust

Embodying the famous landmark’s height and standout architecture, this towering LEGO set reaches a magnificent 149cm / 58inches / 4.8ft tall once built, making it the ultimate statement in brick form. A magnificent way to add a new display piece to your home, the 10,001 piece set is designed to authentically replicate the momentous wrought…

Maria Toumazou at Grazer Kunstverein

Maria Toumazou at Grazer Kunstverein

Taking its title from the names of two clock manufacturers, “RHYTHM, CITIZEN” unfolds as a series of cryptic, meditative encounters with time. Weaving through the vaulted rooms and colonnaded corridors of the monastery-like architecture of Grazer Kunstverein, the exhibition is billed as Maria Toumazou’s “first institutional solo presentation,” but it brings together a large cast…

Juxtapoz Magazine – Waves of Light: An Interview with Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb

Juxtapoz Magazine – Waves of Light: An Interview with Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb

As the holidays approach, many of us are returning home or gathering with our families again. Maybe it’s friends that gather or maybe it’s solitude that awaits, either way, thoughts are drifting to a different sort of place, one a little further removed from the day-to-day of our lives. It has almost been three years…

The Largely Unknown Story of Women, Abstract Expressionism, and Texas

The Largely Unknown Story of Women, Abstract Expressionism, and Texas

New York City may be the home of American Abstract Expressionism, but for some of the movement’s most notable women artists, Amarillo, Texas was also an important hub. A recent book, Three Women Artists: Expanding Abstract Expressionism in the American West (Texas A&M University Press, 2022) by Amy Von Lintel and Bonnie Roos, uncovers the…

Harmonious Drawings and Sculptural Renderings by Louise Despont Conjure Balance in Nature — Colossal

Harmonious Drawings and Sculptural Renderings by Louise Despont Conjure Balance in Nature — Colossal

 Art #architecture #bamboo #botany #colored pencil #drawing #graphite #Louise Despont #nature November 21, 2022 Grace Ebert “Taraxacum,” graphite and colored pencil on antique ledger book pages, 75 1/4 x 95 inches. All images courtesy of Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, NYC, and Galerie Isa, Mumbai, shared with permission Balance, symmetry, and the geometries of proportion create…

“Penumbra” by Artist Ian Strange

“Penumbra” by Artist Ian Strange

A new series of large-scale light installations and photo works by artist Ian Strange (previously featured here). Incorporating real homes in Cincinnati, the light works were installed and photographed by Strange and his collaborators over a period of two months. The project uses dramatic, single-source lighting to illuminate and obscure the homes and neighbourhoods. The…

Artforum International

Artforum International

Billy Al Bengston and Ed Ruscha at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, March 1968. Billy Al and I met in the early 1960s when he was racing motorcycles at Ascot Park in Gardena. I visited him at the hospital after he broke his back in one of those contests and it pretty much…

National Gallery of Canada Lays Off Four Staff, Including Indigenous Art Curator

National Gallery of Canada Lays Off Four Staff, Including Indigenous Art Curator

Four senior staff members at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) in Ottawa were laid off on Friday, November 11 in a move that the museum describes as part of a broader “restructuring” effort. Among the staffers affected is Senior Curator of Indigenous Art Greg A. Hill, who said on social media that he was let…