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How the silo, a new gallery run by a writer and a painter, sees defending artists as a “practice of art criticism by other means”

by on March 11, 2022 0
For some time, husband and wife duo Raphael Rubinstein and Heather Bause Rubinstein— an art critic and an artist, respectively — are planning to open an art gallery. The plan was to launch the silo: living with the art gallery next year, in 2023, at the 19th-century farmhouse that Raphael bought some 20 years... Read More

At the Rose Art Museum, the rarely seen photographs of painter Barkley L. Hendricks are on display

by on February 8, 2022 0
For most of his career, Barkley L. Hendricks was famous for his striking paintings of people of color, inspired by the royal portraits of European court painters. Barkley L. Hendricks, “In the Crosshairs of the States”, 2016. (Courtesy of the Artist’s Estate and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York) Nobody knew much about his photographs.... Read More

The Greek painter who changed the art world

by on February 2, 2022 0
El Greco’s “Portrait of an Old Man”, believed to be a self-portrait, 1595. Credit: public domain The Greek painter El Greco is one of the best-known artists in the entire history of Western art, as his unique, romantic and awe-inspiring works have influenced a large number of painters over the past five centuries. Although... Read More

Google Doodle pays homage to avant-garde artist Katarzyna Kobro, whose groundbreaking abstract sculptures were destroyed by the Nazis

by on January 26, 2022 0
Today’s Google Doodle pays homage to Katarzyna Kobro, an avant-garde Polish sculptor and art theorist who was part of the constructivist art movement of the early 20th century. Born in Moscow on January 26, 1898, Kobro would be 124 years old today. She began studying at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture... Read More

Meet Rachel Jones, a rising painter whose electrically quivering paintings have captivated collectors around the world

by on January 3, 2022 0
Standing in front of a painting by Rachel Jones is like letting her take you on a journey through her emotional landscape, with her skillful use of color and composition as your guide. One of the artist’s centers of interest is black interiority, accessible somewhat literally through the frequent inclusion of the mouth and... Read More

“Desperation Befell Me”: elusive painter Marlene Dumas on the struggle to paint through a year marred by tragedy

by on November 2, 2021 0
At first glance, 19th-century poet Charles Baudelaire and famous contemporary painter Marlene Dumas don’t seem to have much in common. But an unprecedented exhibition of Dumas’s work in Paris shows the fascinating overlaps between the two minds. Until January 30, 2022, the Musée d’Orsay is exhibiting 15 paintings by the famous artist inspired by... Read More

Writer Hilton Als goes to great lengths as curator

by on September 17, 2021 0
Extract from “Untitled: Silueta Series” by Ana Mendieta (1978) Courtesy of Karma The Conservatives occupy a difficult position in terms of reputation. Their task of creating an artistic experience using the work of other people can make them sound like DJs in the art world. Yet even the most prominent conservatives are denied equal... Read More

Oliver Hirschbiegel’s “The Painter” Trailer Debuts

by on September 15, 2021 0
Berlin-based sales agency Picture Tree International has released the trailer for the docu-fiction “The Painter,” a collaboration between German director Oliver Hirschbiegel, best known for Oscar-nominated “Downfall,” and German artist Albert Oehlen. The work stars Ben Becker, whose credits include “Brother of Sleep” and “Comedian Harmonists”, and features the voice of Charlotte Rampling. The... Read More

Art Review: Tony Moore’s Ceramic Sculptures at the Kleinert / James Art Center | Visual arts | Hudson Valley

by on September 13, 2021 0
Click to enlarge “Injustice Of Silence”, wood-fired ceramic, porcelain, glass, steel, 63 “x 25” x 25 “, 2017 Paddling is a term used by ceramic artists to refer to the gentle tapping and shaping of malleable clay shapes with flattened wooden tools. The six large ceramic sculptures by the Anglo-American artist Tony moore centered... Read More

Writer and poet wins Lifetime Achievement Award

by on September 5, 2021 0
MOUNT DESERT – The Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation is dedicated to recognizing and rewarding writers who make art accessible to the general public. The directors of the Rabkin Foundation announced that the foundation has awarded a lifetime achievement award of $ 50,000 to poet and art critic Carl Little of Mount Desert. For... Read More

Director Angel Kristi Williams and Co-Writer Felicia Pride Talk About ‘Really Love’

by on August 26, 2021 0
Blackfilm.com correspondent Ellen J. Wanjiru speaks with the director Angel Kristi Williams and co-author Felicia Pride on inspiration and their collaboration in ‘Really love‘. Watch the interview below! SYNOPSIS: Set against the backdrop of a gentrified Washington DC, Isaiah, an emerging black painter is about to burst or give up when he meets Stevie,... Read More

MSU Libraries Art Exhibition Honors Northern Mississippi Impressionist Painter Kate Freeman Clark

by on August 13, 2021 0
Contact: Sasha Steinberg “Mill Pond, Moors Mill,” an oil painting by Kate Freeman Clark from Holly Springs, is part of the “Outdoors” exhibit on display throughout October in the John Grisham Hall of the Mitchell Memorial Library in the State of Mississippi. (Photo submitted) STARKVILLE, Mississippi — A nationally recognized northern Mississippi painter’s interpretations... Read More

One of the books of the year

by on July 10, 2021 0
Book Title:The painter’s friend ISBN-13:978-1529030921 Author: Howard cunnell Editor: Picador Indicative price:£ 16.99 The first thing that strikes you with The Painter’s Friend is how exceptionally beautiful Howard Cunnell’s handwriting is at the sentence level, so much so that you consciously slow down while reading in an attempt to extend the experience. as long... Read More

Chinese artist Yu Ji makes sculptures using rubble, flowing water and “wasted mud”. The best curators in the world are obsessed with her

by on June 22, 2021 0
There’s something about Yu Ji’s work – he can stop even the most seasoned and seen curator in his tracks. Today, the Shanghai-based artist continues his rapid rise to world art fame with a solo exhibition at the prestigious Chisenhale Gallery, his first institutional exhibition outside Asia. Chisenhale is known to propel emerging artists... Read More