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
New York-based artist Tim Wilson’s solo exhibition Between Either and Or at Nathalie Karg Gallery, NY, presented works that embrace pre-modernist modes of painting of domestic interiors gleaned from television and film. Featured image:Stairway I, 2021 oil on paper mounted on linen stretched panel
New York based artist Davide Balliano’s first solo exhibition at Tina Kim Gallery features an array of paintings and sculptures. He is known for his linear geometric black and white paintings in hypnotic patterns and monumental sculptures. Featured image: Untitled_0194, 2021 plaster, gesso and varnish on Belgian linen
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
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.