ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan show in New York this week featured over 300 established and emerging design brands from more than 25 countries at the Javits Convention Center. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), is North America’s leading show for contemporary furnishing design, with an emphasis on original and sustainable products. WantedDesign Manhattan is dedicated… Continue reading ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

The Winter Show 2022 (in spring) of fine art and antiques is held this year at the former flagship location of Barney’s New York at 660 Madison Avenue. The 68th edition of the Show runs through April 10, 2022 featuring over 60 exhibitors across four floors of the sprawling building. Walking through the exhibition, the… Continue reading Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

Robert Rauschenberg: Channel Surfing

Channel Surfing exhibition at Pace Gallery in NYC, focuses on the Robert Rauschenberg’s response to the rise of global media culture from the early 1980s to the mid-2000s, and a return to painting after taking a break from art. His new works combine his canvases with elements of photography, printmaking, and sculpture exploring of the… Continue reading Robert Rauschenberg: Channel Surfing

Imani Bilal – Behind the Veil: Musings of Muraqaba

Atlanta based contemporary abstract artist Imani Bilal is deeply inspired by her Islamic faith. Bilal states, “I strive to convey the notion of Tawheed (oneness), the idea of primordial matter, chaos, and calm; of all things sharing a source and being connected to an infinite mound, inclusive of the human experience.” Chase Contemporary, NY Featured… Continue reading Imani Bilal – Behind the Veil: Musings of Muraqaba

Curve New York at Spring Studios

It was showtime for Curve New York 2021, this time at Spring Studios in TriBeCa, NY. Even though it was a much smaller show than in the past, buyers were still able to see the latest trends for the coming season. Relaxed looks are still an ongoing trend but now there is a noticeable push… Continue reading Curve New York at Spring Studios

Blind Tiger

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 – SEE/SAW

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

Geometric Abstractionist

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

Dialogues

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

Well

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