Anything but random: Jamian Juliano-Villani

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Last week the Visiting Artist Lecture Series kicked off at Parsons’ Kellen Auditorium with a lecture by Jamian Juliano-Villani, a cheeky, unfiltered speaker who has a painting show on view at JTT through February 24. Highly entertaining, her presentation played as both an edgy artist’s talk and a hilarious stand-up … read more… “Anything but random: Jamian Juliano-Villani”

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Studio visit with Peter Schenck

Contributed by Julia Gray / Painter Peter Schenck combines hard-edge abstraction with gestural brushwork and vivid color to create densely patterned scenes that capture a cast of characters caught in awkward moments. Almost collage-like in concept and practice, his paintings merge elements from his own life and imagination with found images and fragments from his … read more… “Studio visit with Peter Schenck”

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Heather Brown: Cartoonish, but carefully observant

Heather Brown, “Calendar,” 2009, ink on paper, 18 x 20.5″ Installation view Heather Brown’s drawings remark—often obliquely—on the devices of drawing by revealing or collapsing formal idioms in a sometimes awkward, humorous or brutal fashion. Her idiosyncratic and experimental process lays bare the labor as revisions accumulate on the surface. In LA Weekly, Christopher Miles … read more… “Heather Brown: Cartoonish, but carefully observant”

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