News

April 01, 2020

Jackie Gendel in The New York Times

Peeping at the flaws and flourishes in others’ living spaces is one of the sustaining pleasures of 21st-century self-isolation.

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March 11, 2020

The Question Bowl with Cruz Ortiz at the ASU Art Museum

ASU Art Museum invited Texas-based Artist Cruz Ortiz to create a new artwork especially for the Artists’ Workshop. Ortiz is fascinated by how land and corresponding laws and regulations impact our everyday life

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March 06, 2020

Lyle Ashton Harris Show Named On List of 12 best Gallery Exhibitions

Even a brief look at upcoming exhibitions across the country demonstrates the obvious—we’re in a golden age for art. The sheer volume of shows that are certain to delight viewers and collectors slated to open this spring indicates as much. From “The Bride of God,” Hauser & Wirth’s star studded exhibition inaugurating their new space on 22nd street, to Kara Walker’s courageous new exhibition of drawings at Sikkema Jenkins, to a new suite of masked self portraits by photographer Lyle Ashton Harris at Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art in Houston, there’s plenty to look at no matter where you go. Mark your calendars. This spring season promises to be a doozy.

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March 03, 2020

Vera Iliatova interviewed in Asian Curator

Vera Iliatova feels artists never age and exude the teen spirit because of their constant curiosity, which she playfully describes as an “occupational hazard”.

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February 20, 2020

Vera Iliatova solo show at Monya Rowe Gallery

Speaking several languages at once is exactly what is happening in the paintings of Vera Iliatova. Nothing is True and Everything is Possible is the title taken from the book by Peter Pomerantsey. The book investigates how the Russian state-controled media uses images to construct utopian narratives that in turn infiltrate power to all levels of the post-perestroika society. Iliatova, having grown up in the Soviet Union until 1991, defecting to south Brooklyn, and eventually winding up in Silicon Valley for High School, is no stranger to this lingua franca.

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February 18, 2020

Cruz Ortiz portrait added to the National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., has acquired a larger-than-life portrait of noted Chicano scholar Tomás Ybarra-Frausto by Cruz Ortiz.

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February 17, 2020

JooYoung Choi in discussion with Artadia

Through painting, video, sculpture, animation, music, and installation art multidisciplinary world builder JooYoung Choi documents the interconnecting narratives of a highly-structured, expansive fictional land called the Cosmic Womb. JooYoung joins us for a brief discussion about her work.

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February 13, 2020

Dasha Shishkin reviewed in Artforum

At the center of Dasha Shishkin’s work is a cast of characters hopelessly entangled, torn apart by desire, or pleasurably relaxed as they let themselves go.

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February 11, 2020

Samuel Jablon reviewed in Document Journal

Even though their work is drastically different and there are three decades between them, Mark Flood and Samuel Jablon share a common thread in their art: the written word. In their work, words have the power to provoke, amuse, and entertain.

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February 08, 2020

Kysa Johnson solo show at MOAH in Lancaster, CA

The Light of Space features the work of nine artists, including Jay Mark Johnson’s x = time in the Main Gallery; Kysa Johnson’s Faraway, So Close series in the Moore Family Trust Gallery; Shana Mabari’s Letters on Sunspots in the Bozigian Family Gallery; Robert Standish’s Rhythmic series; Mary Anna Pomonis’ Iris Oculus series in the Wells Fargo Gallery; and Laddie John Dill’s Contained Radiance Lancaster installation in the South Gallery.

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February 07, 2020

Margo Sawyer in group show at San Antonio Museum of Art

Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art, the first major survey to focus on Texas women working primarily in the mode of abstraction, will include approximately sixty-five works in painting, sculpture, installation, and works on paper by fifteen artists from different generations—among them Dorothy Antoinette “Toni” LaSelle (1901-2002), Dorothy Hood (1919-2000), Susie Rosmarin (born 1950), Terrell James (born 1955), Margo Sawyer (born 1958), Sara Cardona (born 1971, Mexico City), and Liz Trosper (born 1983).

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February 05, 2020

Christina Nicodema in artnet news

Here Are 7 Artists You Might Not Know, But Should – With Shows You Can See This February.

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