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Must-see Painting Shows: April 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

In conducting my monthly survey of commercial gallery shows this month I was struck by the amount of representational work on view, and even more so by the "academic" rigor much of it evinces.

14 Painters (+2) to Watch in 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

Traditional definitions of media have become less and less important for emerging artists, and, no doubt, some of the listed artists would not consider themselves to be painters per se.

Liz Markus Gallery Crawl

Liz Markus | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

In Chelsea, Jeff Bailey Gallery had a great Johannes De Young video that featured a creepy claymation talking head spouting self help affirmations in a English-accented, computer voice. Surrounded by waxy, green plant leaves, he repeats phrases like "I can control my thoughts."

12 Painter To Watch In 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

2011 was a strong year for the ever-resilient medium of painting as artists continued to push the idea of just what a painting can be in terms of materials, scale and subject. I expect that 2012 will be no different.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: The Wide World Of Women: "Female Currents in Painting" In NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Laylah Ali, Elizabeth Bonaventura, Rosanna Bruno, Rebecca Chamberlain, Vera Iliatova, Carrie Moyer, Dona Nelson, iona rozeal brown, Sigrid Sandst...