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Elizabeth Insogna is a painter that lives and works in Brooklyn.

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In Conversation with Brandi Twilley

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2016 | 2:28 PM


Brandi Twilley, Rebecca
16″ by 20″ oil on linen, 2014
Courtesy of the artist


Brandi Twilley, Self Portrait Age 10
14″ by 18″ oil on linen, 2015

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Clarity Haynes

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Note: This post contains depictions of artistic nudity.

Liz Insogna: Clarity, after our last conversation in your studio, I thought about your work quite a lot, and the images began to shift from painted portraits into art works that resonate as archetypes of healing and reconciliation. I'm wondering if...

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Hein Koh

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


Rainbow Eye Claw, acrylic, Aqua-Resin, armature wire, chicken wire, hydrocal, newspaper, oil enamel, and plaster, 27"L x 25"W x 20"H, 2014, Courtesy of the Artist

Liz Insogna: I've been drawn to your Rainbow Eye Claw since meeting it in the beginning stages...

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Lisi Raskin's Mutual Immanence

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 11:34 AM

Mutual Immanence, a show of paintings by Lisi Raskin at Churner and Churner gallery, are works that bare a subtle vibrance and power piece by piece. The informal vibrant play of color and shape give way to a balance which strikes in simplicity and then drops into deeper content.


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Kako Ueda

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 10:40 AM

"Faces," 34 X 36 in., hand-cut black archival paper, 2013, courtesy of the artist and George Adams Gallery, NY.

Liz Insogna: "Faces," one of your cut paper works, is impressed upon my mind the way an initiatory dream image may brazenly etch...

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David Shaw at Feature Inc.

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 12:58 PM

The conversation below with David Shaw is about and coincides with his solo exhibition at Feature Inc., up through November 16th, 2013.

Liz Insogna: Twin, Bog and Single share the elements of glass, pentagon, mirror and tree trunk. Structurally their components are in harmony and they are...

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In Conversation With Kathy Goodell

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 8:37 AM


Kathy Goodell, "Sounding," 2007
26" X 26" X 26", Glass (Acid Etched) Glass Beads, Wood,
Photo Credit, Todd Sargood and Odin Cathcart
Courtesy of the Artist

Liz Insogna:

I've been thinking a lot on your works...

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Hello Nasty

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 11:07 AM

Nasty by definition indicates something unpleasant, nauseating, repugnant to the mind, and/or morally bad. Nasty can also indicate something physically or mentally damaging or harmful.

Nasty in reference or in association with art may be something else entirely. It may represent the element in your life that aims to...

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Fluid Fire

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 2:23 PM

Battle Armor is the current exhibition at Churner and Churner Gallery of new paintings by Karen Heagle. The works move fluidly through real subjects expanding the realm of Queer Fantasy in space and firing the imagination in every subtle stroke.


Karen Heagle,"The Martyrdom...

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The Gray Ways

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 11:04 AM

"The boy got on his knees at a beam of light, pushed his face to the ground to try to see where the dividing line lay between sun and shadow. What was it that bisected reality, illuminated one shifting piece of the street while next to it another remained gray."...
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Sleeping Immortals

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 8:13 PM

During the art fairs this week as thousands of people entered and exited The Armory Show, Scope, NADA, Volta, Independent (and many others), real living things shaped as art silently stood on pedestals within the walls of Feature Gallery on the Lower East Side. These works will live forever -...

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The Plunge From Above

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 3:34 PM

Sometimes there's an interesting shared focus in art, a wave of collective conscious-groping that leaves the cultural landscape forever changed. Such is the case with the movement of Surrealism: that way of thought in Art that is preoccupied with dreams and unconscious forces, synchronicity, and an overall concern with meaning...

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If Myth Were Matter

(1) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 8:03 AM

If one had a thousand eyes - O the things we could see! Useful, they would be, when visiting "What's the Story", the current group show up at Freight + Volume with Cesare DeCredico, Black Lake, Peik Larsen and Max Razdow. Concentrating on the "The Nebula Series" by Max Razdow,...

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Another Look at 'Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings From the Courtauld Gallery'

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 9:43 AM

Just a few more weeks left for "Mantegna to Matisse," the current drawing show on view at The Frick collection till January 27. On loan from The Courtauld Gallery in London, where it enjoyed its first incarnation this past summer, and organized here by The Frick's Deputy Director, Colin B....

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