Forrest Kirk: Blind Tiger exhibition at Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach showcased paintings that represent the findings of Kirk’s exhaustive research into the secret and obscured histories of Palm Beach. A predominantly Black settlement called The Styx, was part of Palm Beach in the late 19th century which included a network of speakeasies disguised as legal… Continue reading Blind Tiger
Frank Holliday developed a Neo-Abstract Expressionist style based on strong brushstrokes and heavy pouring and smearing. His works doesn’t overwhelm the viewer but allows you to drift with the colors and movement in the paintings to another place both relaxing and satisfying. The “SEE/SAW” exhibition by Mucciaccia Gallery, included 28 works showcasing Holliday’s use of… Continue reading Frank Holliday – SEE/SAW
Warren Isensee’s geometric paintings in his recent exhibition at Miles McEnery Gallery in NY has assorted shapes and colors that are both dazzling and alluring. The viewer is very nearly hypnotized with the oscillating and symmetrical patterns while the colors quietly soothe the senses. Featured image: Skin and Bones, 2020 oil on canvas
Nancy Callan’s elegant glass pieces are represented in the permanent collections of museums around the world, in addition she has taught advanced glassblowing techniques to some of the post pre-eminent glass centers internationally. Her first solo exhibition of her most recent work Dialogues, was presented by Heller Gallery, NY that featured works deeply informed by… Continue reading Dialogues
John Russell – Well, 2021 digital print on vinyl. Bridget Donahue Gallery, NY. “And all the Saved in paradiseCan look down on the Suffering Through the glass floor of heaven,As part of their rewardFor being virtuousIn their lives.And all the people in HellCan look upAnd see the Righteous looking down at themAnd laughing.” Vinyl print… Continue reading Well
Visionary artist and photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was witness to the life and turmoil of Black Americans that continues to influence American culture to this day. Jack Shainman Gallery, NY in collaboration with the Gordon Parks Foundation mounted the ‘Half and the Whole’ exhibition, featuring photographs that span from 1942–1970. Many of those images are… Continue reading Gordon Parks: Half And The Whole
Leonor Anthony – We The People, 2019 mixed media on wood panel. Simons Gallery, The Hague.
Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida, features items from the Glided Age (the end of the Civil War to the 1929 Stock Market Crash). With more than 75 rooms the museum was originally the winter retreat of Henry Flagler in 1902. Flagler Kenan Pavillion on the grounds of the museum houses Railcar No. 91, the… Continue reading Flagler Museum, Palm Beach
Hans Hofmann – Setting Sun II, 1957 oil on canvas.
English painter Anthony Hunter’s latest works at JoAnme Artman Gallery in New York were created to express fun and freedom after being an artist assistant for three years or Damien Hirst. The structured and repetitive works done during those years has opening the doors for bold and expressive abstract paintings in his own distinct style.… Continue reading Anthony Hunter