Ian Curcio

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Lucy Williams

British artist Lucy Williams redefines the idea of collage. Her detailed, low-relief work focuses on mid-20th century Modernist architecture and involves the careful layering of materials such as card, Perspex, fabric, thread and pillow stuffing. Each material is layered precisely by the artist to illustrate railings, lamp cords and other structural elements. In an interview with Wallpaper Magazine Williams said she sees her vacant images[…..]

Carol Bove

The Whitney Museum of American Art has recently announced artists for the 2008 Whitney Biennial, taking place March 6-June 1. Of the 81 participants, installation artist Carol Bove has been selected in addition to Rita Ackerman, Oliver Mosset, and Spike Lee. Bove has gained attention for what she calls “forced collaborations” with other artists. In a recent solo exhibition at Maccarone Gallery in New York,[…..]

Steven Stewart and Yasha Wallin

On view from January 12 – February 10, 2008 at Gallery 94 in Soho is a group exhibition featuring James Brittingham, Devon Costello, Michael Greathouse, Jim Lee, Sylvan Lionni and Pete Pezzimenti titled CHANGECASE – curated by Steven Stewart and Yasha Wallin, co-directors of Freight + Volume. Bringing diversity and individualism while sharing common concerns in extending the traditions, language and possibilities of painting; CHANGECASE[…..]

Simon Starling

British installation artist Simon Starling has an upcoming exhibition at Toronto’s Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery opening March 1, 2008. The Power Plant commissioned the 2005 Turner Prize winner for a site-specific piece based on Henry Moore’s 1954 bronze, Warrior with Shield. Moore had a close but controversial relationship with the city of Toronto, having several sculptures placed throughout the city. Canadians became resistant to[…..]

Phillip Toledano

Art director turned professional commercial and editorial photographer Phillip Toledano turns out personal projects that get picked up left and right. His newest body of work titled “HOPE&FEAR” is no exception to the rule that he has created for himself. “HOPE&FEAR” is the physical manifestation of the desires and paranoias that are adrift in american society today. The suits are our dreams and nightmares made[…..]

Jorge Mendes

Brazilian artist Jorge Mendes has created a group of work titled “Tide” for the Dennis Anderson Gallery, Belgium. It took place on the Saint Annake Strand, on Antwerps Linkerover, where the tide rose so high that part of the work was blown across the Schelde and landed in the gallery. What’s left of the work will be on view in the gallery until Jan 19.[…..]

Sarah Charlesworth

Concrete Color is a new body of work by artist and photographer Sarah Charlesworth on view at the Baldwin Gallery in Aspen. Living with artist Joseph Kosuth during a greater part of the 1970’s, Charlesworth has said that what was “gained from this period was a sense of the need for artists to reflect critically on their practice, acknowledging both the internal dialectic of art[…..]