In the years that have passed since the first Pop Sequentialism show opened at La Luz de Jesus Gallery back in May 2011, respect for modern comic book art has reached a level of respect…read more
What city or place has value of myth for you?
Bucharest, my home town. Its literally massive, but it has massive emotional charge for me as well. And maybe Marrakech, which made me feel like going back in time or straight into the pages of One Thousand And One Nights.read more
©Walter Gurbo New from artist Walter Gurbo... You can find out more about Walter Gurbo in About...read more
To; Polixeni Papapetrou:
Q) What film makes you cry?
A) This is a good question. I always and only seem to cry in films about the holocaust. Although I find these films difficult to watch, I push myself to watch them and also take my children to these films (aged 17 and 19) to never become complacent over the wrongness of what happened and to understand their paternal grandmother’s history.
Thanks to the use of digital cameras, tons of us have emerged during those last years and we are now hundreds of people taking pictures, wherever we find ourselves in the world, of pieces of urban art, most of which are totally ephemeral and destined to be seen only for a short period of time. And, by collecting and sharing those pictures, our hobby is not just a hobby. It’s also a significant, and from my point of view, essential record of the history of urban contemporary art.read more
Judith and I met in 1982 and our first album design collaboration was “Marshall Crenshaw”, his first album. It won many design awards including the “AIGA Cover Show” Award in 1983 and was voted in by Annie Leibovitz and Roger Black!read more
ito Acconci followed me for four hours after I took his photo, I believe as a performance piece. He would hide whenever I turned around. He was a minimalist and performance artist, thus the blank space with one chair.read more
©Marc Rogoff www.marcrogoff.com *** Marc Rogoff Interview: From Bosch to Hopper by Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret Contributing Columnist Marc Rogoff : The Capgras Invocation, London, 2016 With "The Capgras Invocation" Marc Rogoff invents a story where there...read more
Virtual View: Feeling the Heat, 2016 Artist Spotlight Virtually Yours or several years, Oakland, California-based artist Gabriel Navar created scores of images focusing on obsessive/compulsive...read more
Elaine de Kooning and Steve Poleskie, photo by Eddie Johnson Remembering Elaine de Kooning at Chiron Press by Steve Poleskie Contributing Columnist The Denver Art Museum is currently holding an exhibition titled “Women of Abstract Expressionism.” It will be up...read more
In breaking a painting down into compartmentalized units of color, stripped of all extraneous detail, the composition becomes open to interpretation. My paintings don’t offer a representation of reality, but an idea of it.read more
Photo by jensjunge (Pixabay) United Nations plaza, NYC. The Architect's Granddaughter Eleonore Nitzschke, granddaughter of Oscar Nitzschké, discusses her dream of archiving the legendary architect's drawings, papers & memorabilia INTRODUCTION:...read more
Like CAFÉ — an exhibition of Cuban diasporic art conceived by Cuban artists Leandro Soto, Yovani Bauta and Israel León Viera, and curated by Soto — Grupo Neo-Latino conceptually acknowledges the fluid and conditional aspects of cultural and national identity formation. Highlighting the themes of artistic translation, adaptation, synthesis and transformation, the group fundamentally recognizes that cultural identity is on a continuum and is always ‘in process’.read more
Hats in the Air | 2016 | Acrylic and spray enamel on canvas | 32 x 50 in. (81.3 x 127 cm) *** "...paying homage to higher powers." “Looking at my work I have been most curious about the subjective and illusory nature of messages, narratives and symbols. I make...read more
I consider painting itself to be so soothing and meditative for me. That is my form of meditation. Time stops while I’m painting and hours pass without me realizing it. It is such a great feeling to become totally lost in the creation of a painting.read more
ESPERA | 90x130 cm The Music of Cuba in Color An interview with Yunior Hurtado Torres With Mike Foldes Q) When did you get interested in art? A) Desde niño siempre he querido hacer cosas, copiar de lo que nos rodea y dibujarlo a mi manera. No tenia idea...read more
Q) What is the first image you remember ?
A) … when I was 12-13 years old near my school was small shoemaker shop, he was selling illegal hand made black and white photographies of rock stars, porno and erotic playing cards printed on old B&W photographic paper. This erotic image is still in my mind…read more
I write poems, translate poetry, make collages, and take photographs. The creative energy and drive for self expression is the same in all of the above; for me, it’s simply a question of what materials are at hand and where my attention is focused at any particular time. My first love is poetry, so that’s where I expend most of my time and creative energy.read more