Sculptor Hans van Meeuwen’s odd fragments and modifications impinge upon the confines of any space they occupy. Summoning adolescent relations and solutions combined with innate tension, he invites viewers to revert at a whim. Lynn Maliszewski speaks with him about his process and inspiration.
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Coco has a career that spans over 40 years, first as a 15-year-old “writer” on subway cars and later evolving into a studio artist employing stretched canvas. He is represented in Down by Law at Eric Firestone Gallery with three paintings selected from three different periods of his career. Each canvas has as its singular theme, various mutations of his tag, “coco.”
DOLK has gone from painting on the sides of abandoned houses in the Norwegian countryside to stenciling on buildings near high-traffic Williamsburg locales. Richard J. Goldstein caught up with him in the backyard of the Brooklynite Gallery in Bed-Stuy.
On a rainy April day last year, I went to visit Julia Christensen in Cleveland, Ohio. Julia is a multimedia artist and writer who teaches at Oberlin College. Julia gave me a tour of Cleveland that included sights far from the usual tourist attractions. Read on for more and listen to our interview and a watch a slideshow of Julia’s photos.
Deana Lawson’s photographs are steeped in her community. And just last week she brought the work back to Bed-Stuy in a talk at Brownstone Books. She spoke about work featured in her recently published catalogue Corporeal. Rooted by questions of the family album she investigates the phenomenon of the arresting beauty of the framed moment. Without sentiment, Lawson pushes on and into the lives of her subjects in which dialogue on representation’s process unfolds. Click through for more…
The annual Frieze Art Fair hosts galleries from over 30 countries in a massive exhibition space temporarily erected in Regent’s Park, London. Click through for a slideshow of images from this year’s show by photographer Michael Schuller.
View a slideshow of works by photographers Walead Beshty and Eileen Quinlan. Head over to BOMBSITE for the accompanying conversation.
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