Contributed by Carol Diamond / Now on display at The Painting Center, the group exhibition titled The Body in Question, a phrase cheekily resonant of a coroners report, explores the body as a vessel for communicating experience through painting. Curators Ophir Agassi and Karen Wilkin have adroitly presented a diverse group of ten distinguished contemporary painters connected by their focus on the human figure.
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Contributed by Carol Diamond / In very good art, stark opposites like life and death, night and day, and pain and joy co-exist in harmonious juxtaposition, eliciting the powerful fusion of vastly different emotions through empathy and imagination. The eight large paintings in Rebecca Purdum, Breathing Painting, currently on view at […]
Contributed by Carol Diamond / Steve Hicks�s oil and acrylic canvases exude confidence and exuberance, like a teenager sporting a new outfit and venturing out to face the world.�I�ve got this, the paintings seem to say. Hicks�s shapes and lines, his layers and hues, impart a robust, jaunty sense of […]
Contributed by Carol Diamond / What is the difference between being with a person and seeing a picture of her, FaceTime versus a coffee date, eyeing a digital image of an artwork and standing in front of it? Perhaps we assume that we know the answer: one is real and […]