Tag: Thornton Willis

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“Eraser” in Birmingham

Contributed by Sharon Butler / In 2012, artist, writer, and curator Brian Edmonds founded Curating Contemporary, an online exhibition space that, since its inception, has hosted over fifty exhibitions. Then, in 2019, Edmonds took his project to print, and began publishing Eraser, a biannual book featuring the work of contemporary artists and writers. This year he has organized an exhibition called “Eraser” at Ground Floor Contemporary, in Birmingham, Alabama, that brings together some of the artists who have been featured in his publications. I’m pleased to be included in the fourth Eraser book and also to have two paintings in the show, alongside work by a great group of artists: Matt Kleberg, Jered Sprecher, Jason Stopa, Sean Sullivan, Vadis Turner, Cecilia Vissers, Don Voisine, and Thornton Willis.


The painting underground: James Little

In the midst of preparation for his show at June Kelly Gallery, James Little took time to visit Brooklyn Rail Headquarters and chat with Managing Art Editor Benjamin La Rocco about his life and work. Here’s an excerpt. Rail (Ben): As an African American growing up in the segregated south, […]


Small work: Fab Fair four

The Armory Show, Pulse and Red Dot had plenty of painting to look at this year, but here are four artists whose work called out to me despite the modest, don’t-look-at-me size.Moyna Flannigan at Doggerfisher, Edinburgh. Last year in The Guardian Flannigan�s work was compared to 18th-century social satirists like […]