Unpolarized light emitted by the sun, by a lamp, or by a candle flame creates light waves that vibrate in more than one plane in a variety of directions. It is a fitting name for Todd Williamson's current show.
We are indeed living today in those post-Warhol years, and his impact and importance is ever present. Nearly all of his work -- not just the legendary soup cans and superstars -- is now iconic and widely sought after, commanding serious prices in the art market.
The 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. The exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."
Alexander Calder's hanging mobile Snow Flurry is one of his most popular works. The delicate white kinetic sculpture is reminiscent of snowflakes. It comes from the artist's own collection and has been widely exhibited.
To study the human condition one often needs to have an interpreter of expertise if you will, someone other than a psychologist or medical doctor to show to the world who they see through their own unique set of eyes. This is where I introduce Swedish artist Carl Kohler.
Galleristas also compete for attention, and this winter it's the nude gone wild or human sculpture lying on the floor. Nothing is more eye-catching than the human condition is all its pathos and glory.
It is almost as if the word "contemporary" has another meaning when it comes to the creation of art during one's lifetime. As a result, art teachers push students toward "make it different" before they have mastered any technique.