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New work by Lauren Clay

Friday, September 6, 2013

Brooklyn-based artist Lauren Clay is in a two-person show with Emre Kocagil called Quandary in Chicago that opens tomorrow.

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Material Matters

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Material Matters was curated by artist Kristy Bishop and included a great selection material-focused work by Katya Usvitsky, Lauren Frances Moore, Camela Guevara, Conrad Guevara and Sarah Boyts Yoder.

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Artist Crush: Matthew Weston Taylor

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

These paintings are from the series nl (which stands for naked lunch, a reference to dejeuner paintings such as Le déjeuner sur l’herbe) by West Coast artist Mattthew Weston Taylor. I am honored to be hosting a show of six of these paintings  on Art Hound’s sister site, Buy Some Damn Art. I absolutely love how these paintings float in and out of focus. At a distance they look totally abstract but closer up you begin to see figures and landscapes.

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Artist Crush: Alex Roulette

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Beautiful paintings by Alex Roulette.

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Artist Crush: Lou Ros

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Paintings by French artist Lou Ros.

“For some people no doubt, my paintings are easy or even weak, because I give up when things get complicated. I see it more as a search. As I often say, “I let the viewer imagine their own end.” And then there’s the lassitude of finishing things… I’m more interested in a search of freedom and strength in an unfinished painting than the perfection of a well-finished canvas…”

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