Andy Piedilato in Bushwick

Settling in to Bushwick yesterday, I stopped by English Kills to see Andy Piedilato’s paintings. The most obvious thing to report is that the paintings are really, really big (144″ x 138″). Let’s face it, you have to admire an emerging artist who works at this kind of ambitious scale while the market dissolves around … read more… “Andy Piedilato in Bushwick”

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Eva Lake on Hannah Höch

Blogging painter Eva Lake reports today that reading The Photomontages of Hannah Höchhas been both inspiring and depressing. “When I first discovered Dada in the 70s, I read everything I could find. There wasn’t much on Höch at all, no monographs that I could find. And so I bought my books on John Heartfield and … read more… “Eva Lake on Hannah Höch”

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James Lavadour’s geology

“James Lavadour: The Properties of Paint,” curated by Rebecca J. Dobkins. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, OR. Through March 30. Traveling to the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton and Ashland’s Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University. See images of his work at the Grover Thurston Gallery website. “I use two … read more… “James Lavadour’s geology”

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Eva Lake’s “Richter Scale” rocks Portland

“Eva Lake: Richter Scale,” Augen Gallery, Portland, OR. Through Dec. 29. Carolyn Zick at Dangerous Chunky raves over Eva Lake‘s new show in Portland. “Eva Lake’s exhibit is called “Richter Scale,” and with good reason. The paintings optically bounce off the wall as you enter the gallery. After having had the pleasure of following her … read more… “Eva Lake’s “Richter Scale” rocks Portland”

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