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Bruce Helander

Seeing Red, Feeling Blue, Something Borrowed, Something New

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.12.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

"J. Steven Manolis: A Survey of Works," Coral Springs Museum of Art, Installation view. Photograph by Sargent Architectural Photography. By Bruce Hel...

Towering Works Reflect Impressive Anniversary Show at SCAD Museum of Art

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Subodh Gupta, Terminal, 2010, Brass and thread, Dimensions variable. From "Guests, Strangers and Interlopers," SCAD Museum of Art | POETTER, Curator: ...

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR: PALM BEACH MODERN + CONTEMPORARY INAUGURAL FAIR PRESENTED BY ART MIAMI

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.10.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, First of May, 2015, Precipice series, Pigment print, Total edition of 7, 30 x 40 in., 40 x 53 in. Courtesy of Catherine ...

ART OLYMPIA 2017

Bruce Helander | Posted 12.30.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

First prize, artworks: Welcome, Tadashi Tanaka (Japan), drawing with slim ballpoint pen and colored pencil. It has been said many times before that a...

Give Me Shelter...With Style!

Bruce Helander | Posted 12.22.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

A photo of SLS Brickell's distinctive exterior at night. Photo Credit: The Related Group. One of the first priorities of early humankind was finding ...

My Art Safari in Havana

Bruce Helander | Posted 12.18.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Virtually every Havana street is a magical surprise of vintage decorative architecture, which housed many of the artists' studios that we visited. Pho...

OPEN THIS END: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE BLAKE BYRNE COLLECTION

Bruce Helander | Posted 12.04.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Andy Warhol, Open This End, 1962, Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 11 in. (20.3 x 27.9 cm). The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles partial and promised gif...

Sunny Skies Forecast Over Art Miami 2016

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Franz Kline, Untitled, Circa 1947, Oil on canvas, 28 x 35 in. (71.1 x 88.9 cm). Courtesy of Allan Stone Projects, New York. © The Franz Kline Estate ...

THE PAINTED KEY: AN ARTIST'S TRAVELOGUE OF KEY WEST

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 11.25.2016 | Miami
Elizabeth Sobieski

THE PAINTED KEY: AN ARTIST'S TRAVELOGUE OF KEY WEST By Elizabeth Sobieski Flamingo 1832, 2016, Acrylic on ...

Savannah College of Art and Design's Brilliantly "Built" Museum Exhibition

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia. Image courtesy of SCAD. Colleges of art that also administer a bona fide affiliated campus museum featuring a ...

Multiple Gems At Art Southampton 2016

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This year's Art Southampton will feature over 70 prominent international galleries and showcase tens of millions of dollars' worth of some of the finest museum quality art, sculpture and photography from the 20th and 21st centuries.

Art New York Springs to Life on Pier 94

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Damien Hirst, Psalm 23: Dominus Regit 3, 2008, Butterflies, household glass on canvas, 18 in. diameter (45.7 cm). Courtesy SmithDavidson. (Amsterdam):...

CONTEXT New York: Flying High in Space Over Pier 94

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This year, expanding from Miami, CONTEXT New York will premiere on Pier 94 alongside its sister fair, Art New York, which looks like a visual double whammy of emerging, mid-career and established blue chip talent representing 1,200 artists at more than 150 distinguished galleries from fifty countries around the world.

Post-Warholmania

Bruce Helander | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The amazing legacy of Andy Warhol continues to thrive, both from the astonishing mark the artist left on the art world and the every bit as remarkable and seemingly unstoppable increase in the value of anything Andy.

A Stitch in Time: Sandra Muss at the Coral Springs Museum of Art

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.19.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This ambitious overview is a warm, paint-stained handshake and a grateful, standing salute to past award-winning innovative performances in a supportive role by pioneer picture makers. At the same time, it is a inquisitive and delightful investigation.

Whirlwinds at Art Wynwood: Bernie Taupin's Painted Words

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The winds of change, imaginary currents of invention and practicality, often find their way by slowly drifting into an urban neighborhood that has the potential to be reinvigorated into an area with a more useful purpose.

Trucks (and Bugs) Entering Ahead

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.03.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

It's not surprising to learn that most mature artists can look back at their birthplace with the realization that specific past childhood influences and geographical elements continue to permanently encourage and impact their current work.

Making Waves at Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco

Bruce Helander | Posted 10.05.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Shepard Fairey is an acclaimed American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, and illustrator, who, while attending the Rhode Island School of Design, began appropriating images from supermarket tabloids and other printed materials.

Sail Into Art Southampton

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

If you take a look at an aerial view map of Long Island it won't take you but a moment to figure out why the celebrated seaside resort area affectionately called "The Hamptons " (originally settled in 1640) became so popular.

From Walls to Wheels: Driving Art in High Gear

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Sir Alfred DiMora showed a special enthusiasm for cars at ten years old when he began to race miniature slot cars, which led to a genuine passion for the automobile. By the time he was thirteen, he dreamed of building his own car, and, like most genuine passions, simply would not let go until the goal was realized.

Hunter and Gatherer

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

I'm not sure that anyone really knows exactly when the habit of collecting was initiated, but I suspect that early humankind was at least near the front of the line to claim bragging rights.

Iconic Surfaces

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.

Paws & Claws: Animals in Art

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Paws & Claws at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is a twenty-first century take on the historically significant subject of pets and other seemingly benign animals in art.

On the Chisolm Trail

Bruce Helander | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The artist known as Chisolm recently exhibited a series of delightful works at DTR Modern Galleries on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach that were a courageously inventive and colorful take off on the Rorschach "inkblot" test invented in 1921 by the celebrated psychologist Hermann Rorschach.

Miami Spice

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The recently released list of galleries to join Art Miami continues to make this fair a remarkable assemblage of innovative works by emerging and established artists. Here's an accounting of noteworthy new exhibitors that caught my attention.