Category: Drawing

Art Fairs: Super quick update.

Volta is meh. But if you’re there, head straight for Steve Turner Contemporary’s booth which has this piece by Deborah Grant. It is pretty dang epic, charting the all-kinds-of-tragic life of painter William H. Johnson in a series of illustrations that creep out from the center. Click on the image to supersize. Click here to see a detail. (Photo by C-M.)

Calendar. 02.22.11.


Kin XXXII (Run Like the Wind), 2008 by Whitfield Lovell. Part of the exhibit More Than You Know at the Smith College Museum of Art, in Northampton, Mass., through May 1. (Image courtesy of the Smith College Museum of Art.)

Photo Diary: Sew Draw at Pandemic in Brooklyn.

Because I am on a roll, I made it to the opening of the Pandemic Gallery’s Sew Draw show this past weekend in Brooklyn — and all I gotta say is: Get. Over. There. The rubber sculptures made by Allison Read Smith (out of scraps of roofing rubber) are all kinds of wonderful. The show also includes some highly interesting drawings by Richie Lasanksy.

As always, it’s Thursday, which means you can find my arty New York listings over at Gallerina. (Look for the link to the slug sex video. It’s amazing.) Also, I got to collaborate with Paddy Johnson of Art Fag City on a little report related to The Sound of Art. Woo Hoo!!!

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Calendar. 06.22.10.


No Olvidado (Not Forgotten), a series of 23 graphite drawings by Andrea Bower that honor those who have died crossing the U.S./Mexico border. Part of the solo exhibit, The Political Landscape, at Susanne Vielmetter in Los Angeles, through July 31. (Image courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter.)

The Digest. 03.29.10.


Hyena, by Ping Zhu. (Image courtesy of Ping Zhu.)

Calendar. 03.11.10.


Lethal Injection Gurney, 2008, by Robert Priseman. Part of the exhibit No Human Way to Kill at White Box, in New York, opens Monday, March 15. Book signing and artist talk on Tuesday, March 23rd at 7pm. (Image courtesy of White Box.)