In view now at the Met Museum in NY – Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle. Lawrence said the paintings depicted “the struggles of a people to create a nation and their attempt to build a democracy.” They were painted at the height of the Cold War and Joseph McCarthy’s Red Scare, which also coincided with… Continue reading Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle
For a limited time in New York you can see artists at work in the inaugural High Line Nine Artist Residency produced by the High Line Nine and Sugarlift. There are five galleries transformed into living storefronts giving the viewer the rare opportunity to walk through the High Line Nine corridor and purchase artwork by… Continue reading Vicky Barranguet Art
Willem De Kooning – Untitled I, 1979 oil on canvas. Christie’s, NY.
Figurative painter Silvio Porzionato paints photorealistic works in acrylic or oil using colorful palettes or black and white. His paintings are frequently large scale of personal reflections on men and women that he often bases on photographs of himself and his friends. Featured image: Black Series #28, oil on canvas.
Hans Hofmann – Setting Sun II, 1957 oil on canvas.
Great works of art are always eye candy. Featured image: Paul Signac – La Corne D’Or (Constantinople), 1907 oil on canvas
Sam Gilliam – With Crimson, 1970 acrylic on beveled edge canvas. Sotheby’s, New York.
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
Miami Art Week 2019 offered a multitude of varied art events during the first week of December some going well into the month. Two of the many events were Red Dot Miami / Spectrum Miami and Art Miami. Both we’re destination events showcasing modern and contemporary art in the 20th and 21st centuries. Featured image:… Continue reading Miami Art Week
Amy Sherald – “the heart of the matter…” exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, New York. Drawing upon the American Realist tradition, Amy Sherald documents the contemporary black experience through her paintings. Sherald debuts a collection of new paintings at her first Hauser & Wirth exhibition that reinforces the multiplicities of African-American life and invites viewers… Continue reading The Heart Of The Matter