November, 2007

Will Yackulic

Opening next week at the Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York City will be “Focused Aggregate Intensity,” an exhibition of new drawings and paintings by NYC-based artist Will Yackulic. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in NYC, following successful shows at Gregory Lind Gallery and the Adobe Backroom Gallery, both in San Francisco. Yackulic has developed a geometric vocabulary that is built with[…..]

Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin‘s first Los Angeles solo show, “You Left Me Breathing”, opened at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills on November 2nd. Emin, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1999, is one of the hyped Young British Artists whose work gained notoriety in the mid 1990s. She recently represented Britain at the 2007 Venice Biennale, installing large-scale neon signs and drawings on the walls[…..]

Kurt Kauper

Opening this Thursday at the Deitch Projects 76 Grand St. Gallery will be new works by painter Kurt Kauper. The exhibition, entitled “Everyone Knew That Canadians Were the Best Hockey Players,” will feature four larger than life size figurative paintings, along with two other smaller paintings all of which reference vintage hockey stars. Within each portrait, the artist has removed the clothing from the subject,[…..]

Chris Ofili

Currently on view at David Zwirner Gallery in New York City is an exhibition of new work by English-born artist Chris Ofili titled, “Devil’s Pie.” This show will feature works in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing, uniting the artist’s interest in the themes of birth, death, seduction, and salvation. Religious references are also found in these works as the artist repeats and reinforces his imagery[…..]

Dawn Kasper

Los Angeles artist Dawn Kasper is currently exhibiting a morbid series of photographs, Life and Death, at Hollywood’s Circus Gallery. The sleek photographs in the exhibition document performances in which Kasper compulsively enacts her own death. Kasper’s preoccupation with life’s temporality has led to a diverse span of mock deaths over the last three years: she has enacted her own impalement, choked herself, bled herself,[…..]

Mark Mothersbaugh

Opening later this month in Los Angeles will be new work by Mark Mothersbaugh, one of the founding members of the band DEVO. “Rugs During Wartime and Peacetime,” are a collection of works that are to be presented by the Scion Installation L.A. Gallery, which investigate how we interact with illustrative imagery in our home and how it can be used for comfort rather than[…..]

Adam Shecter

New York-based artist Adam Shecter is currently exhibiting new works in a show titled “Fables,” with David Castillo Gallery in Miami. The artist’s work is founded on misinterpretations of his visual and musical experiences and is manifested in both two dimensional and time-based media. Shecter creates work based on his misinterpretations of movies, shows, posters, television, pop songs, and other related media. What results as[…..]