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
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
Robert Motherwell – Red, Cut By Black, 1966/7 oil and acrylic on canvas. Sotheby’s, NY
The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University and the Musée d’Orsay partner to present “Posing Modernity: The Black Model From Manet and Matisse to Today”. This exhibition explores the representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art. The New York exhibition focuses specifically on the black female figure and how they are… Continue reading Posing Modernity
Pablo Picasso – Pitcher and a Bowl of Fruit (Pichet et coupe de fruits), 1931 oil on canvas. Guggenheim Museum, NY.