Search Results for "Jennifer Coates"

Uncategorized

Art Appreciation quiz

In honor of the College Art Association’s Annual Conference that takes place in Los Angeles this week, I’ve prepared a quiz not unlike the identification portions of the exams we used to take in art history class–but so much more fun when the artists are alive. The following paintings  caught […]

Uncategorized

Craig Taylor: Reviving pentimenti

 Craig Taylor, “Amplifier Artifact,” 2010, oil on canvas, 72 x 54″ Less precious and more physical than previous work, Craig Taylor’s new paintings, both funny and ardent, look great at Sue Scott. The best pieces recall the lush, drippy, heavily-worked abstraction of the 1980s and early 1990s while incorporating the […]

Uncategorized

Painting of the Week: Lucky (Mr. Torso)

Andrea Champlin, “Lucky (Mr. Torso), 2010, oil and acrylic on canvas, 18-1/2 x 18” This week, wandering around Chelsea, I was struck by Andrea Champlin‘s gutsy little painting in “Vivid,” an exhibition at Schroeder Romero & Shredder that celebrates a “post-everything” sensibility, embracing painting for painting’s sake. Let’s hope to […]

Uncategorized

Wendy White: One more day

Tomorrow is the last day to see Wendy White’s show at Leo Koenig, Inc.–my apologies for not posting it sooner. White’s loud abstract language alludes to the bombardment of the everyday. Urban sprawl, space junk, graffiti, buried hazardous material, and the accumulation of refuse, punctuated by heavy black areas that […]

Uncategorized

Joy Garnett stops the passing glance

This is the last week to see Joy Garnett’s show at Winkleman. In Time Out New York, Jennifer Coates reports that the four large paintings in the exhibition look like they could be representing imaginary places, but they are in fact based on news photos from the Internet. “By charging […]