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Freya Douglas-Morris: A Crazed Flowering

Friday, March 20, 2015

These paintings are by the London-based artist Freya Douglas-Morris. Most are from the show A Crazed Flowering curated by Kate Neave. Douglas-Morris is featured in the book 100 Painters of Tomorrow  which I recently acquired and highly recommend!

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Joanna Powell: Self Portraits

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Joanna Powell says that she finds beauty in her embarrassment. In her self-portraits she is wide-eyed and a little bewildered, like a child visiting a big city for the first time.

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Artist Crush: Kristine Fornes

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Embroidered “drawings” by Kristine Fornes of Oslo.

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Artist Crush: Kate Pugsley

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

If Kate Pugsley’s paintings are dreams, I want to dream these dreams.

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Artist Crush: Mamma Andersson

Monday, February 23, 2015

Karin Mama Andersson is a Swedish artist based in Stockholm who has shown at Stephen Friedman and David Zwirner. She corresponded in considerable length with Christian Hawkey of Bomb, writing “I often use black spray paint as a sign of bad atmosphere or unspecified threat. In the paintings, time flows together. It is at the same moment both now and then and in the future. Even the subject can be both the observer and one of the elements in the picture at the same time. This is probably because when I’m working, I am everything and everyone at the same time, just as when I was a child playing by myself, I played the parts of all the dolls and their mothers at the same time.”

 

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