September, 2007

Andrew Schoultz

“Chaotic Explosions of the Eye” is a new exhibition opening this month in Scandinavia at V1 Gallery by Bay Area artist Andrew Schoultz. The artist, one of the first DS daily features, is on the rise, especially in the United States. Rooted in social conscience, Schoultz’s work spans painting and installation and has been presented in countless galleries and city streets. The energy and visual[…..]

Klaus Thymann

The new exhibition and book titled “Hybrids” explores various subcultures through photographs taken by Klaus Thymann from 2003 – 2007, investigating gay rodeos, an underwater striptease, snow polo and religious theme parks among many others. The sociological documentation is the material for a new 144 page book that the artist is debuting at the end of next month. The book is printed in a limited[…..]

Marlene Mocquet

Recent works by artist Marlene Mocquet mix elements of surrealism with a genuine interest in the physical property of paint. In the rendering of each anthropomorphic character, the artist employs a variety of techniques mixing oils, acrylics and gouache, defying her materials and blurring the line between foreground and background. Mocquet’s work has been related to artists Paul Klee (in his early career) and Max[…..]

room x room

In the exhibition “room x room,” currently on view in the James Harris Gallery Project room in Seattle, international and emerging artists come together to investigate ideas related to the architecture of public and private space. Artists in the exhibit include Ralf Bruck, Candida Hofer, Matthew Jordan, Laura Letinsky, and Andrew Moore. Each artist investigates space through deafening images that offer the viewer clues of[…..]

Andy Freeberg

Opening just last week at Danziger Projects in New York City is the highly talked about photographic series “Sentry,” by artist Andy Freeberg. The series characterizes the New York Art world through its intentional distance and lack of humility. The artist has stated, “It was an odd moment when I walked into that first gallery in Chelsea and saw a large white desk with a[…..]

Quisqueya Henriquez

Cuban-Dominican artist Quisqueya Henriquez opened his first major museum survey exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts yesterday evening. “The World Outside: A Survey Exhibition 1991-2007,” showcases the artist’s sculptures, installations, drawings, photographs, videos and light/sound works created over the past two decades. In addition to the exhibition, Henriquez was featured in this month’s ARTnews magazine. The artist’s work investigates social environments through cultural[…..]

Kelly McLane

The paintings and drawings of artist Kelly McLane are rooted in images of nature. McLane lives and works in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and draws much of her inspiration from the landscape, people and animals of that area. Interrupting the imagery are references to the media culture via telephone and cable lines, internet search engines, and bizarre CNN news tales. The artist’s[…..]