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Exhibition Spotlight

Magritte at MoMA: Mystery of the Ordinary

Liena Vayzman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Liena Vayzman

Magritte's paintings, while traditional in technique (often oil on canvas), are innovative and witty in concept. Doubling, fragmentation, displacement, and irrational juxtapositions are his favored strategies.

PHOTOS: 'Physical, Psychological And Imaginary' Art In Seattle

Posted 11.25.2011 | Arts

James Harris Gallery in Seattle is currently showing two exhibitions that draw deeply from our sometimes faulty perception; between paintings by Sarah...

PHOTOS: Artists And Their Mentors Show Together At 'The Influentials'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

"The Influentials" exhibition features the work of some of the School of Visual Arts' most distinguished female alumni. Everything from photography to...

PHOTOS: Major Art Exhibition Explores...Dirt?

Posted 10.27.2011 | Arts

Dirt is a part of life. Whether its grime or dust, it envelops even the most ordinary of circumstances or objects. Wellcome Collection’s exhibition,...

'Watch Me Move' Showcases The Wide World Of Animation

Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts

'Watch Me Move: The Animation Show,' now exhibiting at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, is almost absurdly ambitious. Organizers of the show, the lar...

The Godly And The Mundane: Wilhelm Sasnal At Sadie Coles

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Wilhelm Sasnal's new exhibition at Sadie Coles in London is an extensive collection of new paintings which "draw upon a broad range of sources and tra...

PHOTOS: A Painter's Enigmatic View Of Humanity

Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts

At once seemingly straightforward and confusing, Goran Djurovic's paintings in "Borrow Light" offer riddles to their viewers. Swathed in the usual tra...

PHOTOS: Kara Walker On Sexuality, Slavery And Shadow Puppets

Posted 07.30.2011 | Arts

The exhibition “Fall Frum Grace, Miss Pipi’s Blue Tale” at Lehmann Maupin Gallery is a collection of three new video works from Kara Walker. Tho...

Painting The Scars: Doug Auld's Burn Victim Portraits

Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

When the subject has undergone a traumatic physical transformation, it's difficult for an artist to be sensitive enough. Even the act of depiction can...

Liquid Silver Portraits In Maya Bloch's 'hello stranger'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts

In her most recent body of work, "hello stranger," Israeli artist Maya Bloch continues to set herself free from the tyranny of the literal world and c...

PHOTOS: Hans Bellmer's Erotic, Surreal Engravings

Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts

Hans Bellmer was one of the poster-boys of the 'Degenerate Artists' who the Nazis denounced and effectively expelled from Germany in the 1930s. The pa...

Apocalyptic Romance At LA Gallery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Rebecca Campbell WHAT: "Romancing the Apocalypse" WHEN: March 10 - April 16, 2010 Opening reception: Thursday, March 10, 6-8pm WHERE: L.A...

PHOTOS: Simple, Surreal Paintings Based On Middle Eastern Traditions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Nadia Ayari WHAT: This Place WHEN: February 25 - April 16, 2011 WHERE: Monya Rowe Gallery 504 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY...

Exhibition Spotlight: Liat Yossifor's Ghostly 'Performers From A Future Past'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Liat Yossifor WHAT: Performers from a Future Past WHEN: February 19th - March 26th, 2011 Opening Reception Saturday, February 19th, 6 - 8 ...

PHOTOS: Californian Women Draw 'Fabrications' For San Francisco Exhibit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Fabrications, a group drawing exhibition. WHAT: Libby Black, Jennifer Celio, Serena Cole, Melissa Manfull, and Taravat Talepasand WHERE: Marx &...

Exhibition Spotlight: Celebrating "Human Nature" At LAX

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Annie Buckley and Dane Picard WHAT: Human Nature WHEN: October 2010 - February 2011 WHERE: Los Angeles International Airport Gate One, Termina...

Exhibition Spotlight: Artist Dimitri Kozyrev Explores Ruin, Geometry, And Stalin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Last One WHO: Dimitri Kozyrev WHEN: March 10, 2011 - April 1, 2011 Opening reception on March 10, 2011 from 5-9pm WHERE: Benrimon Cont...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: Ezra Stoller's Photographs Of Iconic Modern Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ezra Stoller WHAT: An exhibition of architectural gelatin silver prints by Ezra Stoller WHEN: January 6 - February 12, 2011 WHERE: Yossi Milo ...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Painter Christine Frerichs 'On Recognition' At Kaycee Olsen Gallery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Christine Frerichs WHAT: On Recognition WHEN: October 30 - December 18, 2010 WHERE: Kaycee Olsen Gallery 2685 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles,...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Not Your Great-Grandfather's Nudes: John Currin's New Paintings at Gagosian Gallery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: John Currin WHAT: John Currin, New Paintings WHEN: November 4 - December 23, 2010 WHERE: Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Prosthetic Aesthetics in Catherine Wagner's 'Reparations'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Catherine Wagner WHAT: Reparations WHERE:Stephen Wirtz Gallery 49 Geary Street San Francisco, U.S.A. WHEN: October 18-November 27, 2010 WHY: ...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Artist Moon Beom's Ambiguous Abstracts At Kim Foster Gallery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Moon Beom WHAT: a place/ a shade/ a fade WHEN: October 21 - November 27, opening night was October 21 WHERE: Kim Foster Gallery, 529 West 20th...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Montaigne's Nightmare by Paco Pomet at Monya Rowe Gallery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Paco Pomet WHAT: Montaigne's Nightmare WHEN: September 10 - November 13, 2010 WHERE: MONYA ROWE GALLERY 504 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor New Yo...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Contemporary Iranian Paintings From Islamic Republic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ten Iranian artists living and working in Iran today: Shahriar Ahmadi, Mostafa Darehbaghi, Mohammad Eskandari, Golnaz Fathi, Hossein Khorsrojerdi...