Catalogue essay: COVER THE EARTH by Stephen Maine

Curated by artists Elisabeth Condon and Carol Prusa, “POUR,” an exhibition that examines the use of poured paint in contemporary art practice, opens this week at the Schmidt Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton, Florida. Condon, a painting professor at University of South Florida and Prusa, a painting prof at FAU, tapped Stephen Maine … read more… “Catalogue essay: COVER THE EARTH by Stephen Maine”

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Sight reading: Joan Snyder’s first show with GERING & LóPEZ

At GERING & LóPEZ Joan Snyder has a show that brings recent paintings together with work on paper made from 1968-1976. In both, the language of music is her primary focus. “The breadth of a piece of music with its many layers, polytonalities, with many instruments playing at once, is something I’ve attempted to do … read more… “Sight reading: Joan Snyder’s first show with GERING & LóPEZ”

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Quick study: tART Collective, Lincoln, SCHEMA, Shiflett, and a job in Baltimore

Rachael Gorchov, a member of NYC feminist group The tART Collective, recently told me about   “Collectively Assembled: 28 Visits, One Show,” an exhibition project created by the collective that’s on view at Arts@Renaissance through March 16, 2013. Over the course of the past year, artists in the collective engaged in a a chain of studio … read more… “Quick study: tART Collective, Lincoln, SCHEMA, Shiflett, and a job in Baltimore”

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Michelle Forsyth: Warp and weft

  A faculty member at the state university in Pullman, Washington, Michelle Forsyth is undoubtedly surrounded by plaid. Once the symbol of the Scottish Highlands, in the 1990s plaids shirts came to symbolize the Northwest grunge aesthetic and have since become a staple of mainstream fashion vernacular. In “Letters for Kevin,” a solo show at … read more… “Michelle Forsyth: Warp and weft”

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