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D. Dominick Lombardi
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D. Dominick Lombardi is an artist, art writer and curator. He is represented by Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea, New York. Feature articles and reviews of his art have appeared in many publications including Sculpture magazine, ARTnews, The New York Times, Time Out New York, NY ART BEAT, The M magazine, Post Road Magazine, WHITEHOT and Zing.

Lombardi's features and art criticisms have been published in The New York Times, ARTslant, Art in Asia (S. Korea), Public Art and Ecology (China), Art Experience NYC, Sculpture, Sculpture Review, d’ART (U.S. Editor), Art Papers, Art Lies, ARTnews, & magazine, Art New England and among others.

As a curator, Lombardi has presented, in a variety of museums and galleries across the U. S. such shows as 'Eye on the Storm,' ‘Monkey Spoon,’ ‘Anonymous,’ ‘Nature Calls,’ ‘Suspect Reason,’ ‘Fear is a Four Letter Word,’ ‘Speaking in Strings: Ken Butler and Kurt Coble,’ ‘Over the Top - Under the Rug,’ ‘One Night Stand - The Sex Show,’ ‘The Waking Dream,’ ‘The Tradition of Icons,’ and ‘Champions of Modernism: Non-Objective Art of the 1930s & 40s and Its Legacy.’

Entries by D. Dominick Lombardi

Behind The Scenes: Roman Turovsky

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2014 | 9:36 AM

Roman Turovsky, Stadt 46 (2010), oil on linen, 24 x 36 inches

This is the second of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists, the "Behind the Scenes" talents who sculpt and paint in a variety of...

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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 5:28 PM

J.J. L'Heureux, Ross Ice Shelf 1 (2014), photograph, 32 x 144 inches

It is difficult to pinpoint the exact date the landscape became a primary subject for artists. Wikipedia places the earliest "pure landscape," which is a work of art that has an...

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Jina Chung Sets Up Her Content With Humor

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 6:54 PM

Jina Chung, The Poop Tale (2009), f.r.p., mosaic tiles, 60 x 60 x 48 inches and 36 x 36 x 24 inches, Installation Seoul City Museum

Jina Chung can best be described as an artist who champions a sort of Post Pop- Conceptual-Dada...

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A Conversation with Gloria Garfinkel

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 4:48 PM

Gloria Garfinkel, Kimono Hanabi # 6 (1992), etching collage, image: 34.5 x 28 inches, paper: 40 x 34 inches

Gloria Garfinkel's art can be seen as a celebration of life where vibrant colors, dynamic shapes, viewer participation and the pure joy...

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Bong Jung Kim Gets Right to the Point

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 9:05 AM

Bong Jung Kim, Trace (2013), mixed media on canvas, 38 X 74 inches

Bong Jung Kim has a very deliberate and consistent way of working. His intention, which is navigated through bold combinations and contentious juxtapositions of symbols, mixes metaphors as he vies...

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Behind the Scenes: Tom Hooper

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 10:43 AM

Tom Hooper, The Ecstasy of St Teresa (2012), mixed media, 30 x 40 inches

This is the first of what I hope will be a series of features or interviews that focus on the 'Behind the Scenes' talent that transforms, in a variety...

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Rob Mango Speaks Out

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 3:35 PM

Rob Mango, Krishna Passing the Wheel of Fortune on the River Ganges 1993, oil with mixed media on canvas, 46 X 34 inches

Rob Mango, artist and denizen of Tribeca, NY and former medal winning track star has been running through the streets...

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An Interview With John David O'Brien

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 3:41 PM

AO-1 (2014), 35 7/8 x 35 7/8" (91 x 91 cm.), acrylic paint, ink and medium on silver halide Lambda Durst; prints on Fujicolor Crystal Archive matte paper and mounted on 3mm Dibond panels.

John David O'Brien's art is like jazz...

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Repurposing With a Passion

(1) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 6:58 PM

In 2011, when I was writing for the now defunct Shanghai-based publication Public Art and Ecology, I wrote an article about the global trend toward repurposing materials in the fine arts. The article was accepted for publication but the magazine ran into undisclosed difficulties and was unable to publish their...

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Near and Far

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 2:16 PM

(Above) Sandra Gottlieb, October Waves No. 16 (2013), archival digital c-print on Fuji paper mounted on Sintra, 20 in X 24 in (courtesy of the artist)

The works by two very different artists currently on exhibit at BCB ART establish a...

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Cherry Blossom Special

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2014 | 4:52 PM

Seong jin An, Sakura-Sakura (2014) 42.5 X 63.8 inches, injet print, face mounted on Plexiglas, image: courtesy of the artist

When you first encounter the photographic works of Seong Jin An at the Tenri Cultural Institute Gallery, you see images of...

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A Vacation on Mars With God

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 9:15 PM

Flatland XIV, 2013, paper burnt with propane torch, 76 x 52 inches (193 x 132 cm). Image courtesy of the artist.

A Vacation on Mars With God is a curious title for an exhibition. It implies that God exists, and that...

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Earthward Bound

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 7:51 PM

Thomas Frontini, Near the Glacier (2013) oil on panel, 33" x 45" (courtesy of the artist)

The Skylight Gallery offers two intimate spaces that are connected by a narrow hall situated at the top of an even narrower stair....

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Beyond the Fringe

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 11:00 AM

The Travelers, 3rd Man (2013) mixed media on panel 14" X 10.5" (image courtesy of the artist)

Nicholas Moore's art is campy, surprising, lucid, fussy, symbolistic, and sincere. At times impulsive, sometimes reactive, British native Moore manages all of the above by...

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Richard Butler: ahatfulofrain

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 9:22 PM

Édouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, 1872, oil on canvas, 21.7 x 15 inches, Wikipedia image

As a painter, I am most impressed with Richard Butler's near minimalist approach to paint application. He achieves smoke, electric light, flesh and focus...

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New Paintings at Sideshow Gallery

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 12:36 AM

Sideshow Gallery entrance

Richard Timperio's Sideshow Gallery is one of Williamsburg's cornerstone visual art institutions. As early as 1994, Timperio mounted exhibitions in a coffee shop on Bedford Avenue providing a venue for the otherwise under-recognized local artists. Six years...

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(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 5:46 PM

The ways in which artists repurpose debris always gets my attention. I work with trashed objects myself which affords me a more intimate, first hand understanding of the satisfaction in finding 'the good stuff,' then figuring out a compelling, aesthetic and sound way of assembling these resurrected materials to create...

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Leonid Lerman at McKee Gallery

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 3:03 PM

Tending to the Night (2012), glazed and painted terracotta, 13 x 38 x 13 1/2 inches, courtesy of McKee Gallery

It's not unusual to find kinships to other artist's work when you first walk through an exhibition. I can't help think of...

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Nashville Rising: Carrie Mae Weems at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2012 | 12:09 PM

Carrie Mae Weems. Black Woman with Chicken from Ain't Jokin', 1987-88. Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 in. International Center of Photography, New York, Gift of Julie Ault, 62.2001. © Carrie Mae Weems

It happens quickly -- discomfort in a public place...

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Kathryn E. Delmez on Carrie Mae Weems at the Frist

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 8:22 PM

I would be hard pressed to think of anyone in the visual arts who has done more to make public the centuries old discrimination of race and gender, the oppressive effects of power, the intricacies of domesticity and our general sense of place as human beings than Carrie Mae Weems....

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