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April 08, 2020

Vera Iliatova reviewed in artcritical

In the small rectangular space of Monya Rowe Gallery, up on the 10th floor of a midtown building, Vera Iliatova’s solo show – titled “Nothing is True and Everything is Possible” – takes her viewer on a surreal, nostalgic walk reminiscent of 1980s school day walks in St Petersburg, Russia.

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April 07, 2020

Marc Dennis interviewed in Whitewall

Checking in: Marc Dennis repels doom by feeding hope and insects to his kids.

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April 05, 2020

Marc Dennis in Elevated Lifestyle Magazine

Marc Dennis is an American artist known for his hyper-realistic paintings that celebrate the subversive potential of beauty and identity and explore the charged subjects of love, loss and sensuality.

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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 30, 2020

Arthur Pena in Artnet News

What kind of skills do artists bring to these extraordinary times? We can think of a few, from creative problem solving to the capacity for empathy. But there’s one that you may not even have thought of as a skill: artists are world-class experts on working alone.  As we try to feel our way through our own new stay-at-home routines, we reached out to a few artists to see what advice they had to offer, and how they were coping with working from home now. Here’s what they had to say.

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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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