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Showcase Watchlist: Timothy Gaewsky  
9/22/12 Posted 9/22/12

(Image: Timothy Gaewsky, Wait for the Signal to Approach, 2012, sintra, latex paint, unscratched lottery tickets, wood, 42" x 48" x 3.5"; ©Timothy Gaewsky)   Timothy Gaewsky (b. 1978, Cleveland, OH) My work explores the relationship between desire and materialism, or more directly the ways in which desire for commodities, fortune, and instant gratification are facilitated through visual stimulation. My installations and mixed media assemblages draw aesthetic influences from diverse sources such... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Miika Nyyssönen  
8/20/12 Posted 8/20/12

(Image: Miika Nyyssönen, Breda 16, 2011, Epson Pro print on smooth pearl photo paper.Limited edition 1-100/100, 33 x 45 centimeters; © Miika Nyyssönen)   Miika Nyyssönen (lives in Helsinki, Finland) My artistic production consists of paintings, sculptures, installations and computer-based works. During recent two  years I've worked mostly with my series "About collage"  and "Breda 1-100".  In my collage series I develop different systems how to make a collage, "Breda 1-100" shows paintings... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Chantal Powell  
8/17/12 Posted 8/17/12

(Image:  Chantal Powell, Encounter, 2011, Peacock feathers, thread, 40 x 140 x 1 centimeterss; © Chantal Powell)   Chantal Powell (b. 1977, West Midlands, UK) Chantal Powell creates seductive sculptural objects that cross the boundary between reality and imagination. Responding to objects and materials as her starting point, she seeks to understand and manipulate the inherent vocabulary of these chosen materials. Using this visual language she plays with the notion that we are capable of be... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Sal Villano  
8/5/12 Posted 8/5/12

(Image: Sal Villano, BIRD NEST No.8 - Wire Sculpture,  2011, Assorted Steel Wire, Wire Nest with Pearl Egg , 4 x 5 x 2 inches;  © Sal Villano)   Sal Villano (b. 1944, New York, NY) The inspiration for creating my sculpture grew from a lifetime love of trees. I am in awe of the stately presence and silent majesty they posses. I find the structure of trees to be one of the perfections in nature. With their roots embracing the earth; in winter they show their bones, in spring gentle buds, in... [more]

Showcase Winner: Ben Rosecrans  
8/1/12 Posted 8/1/12

(Image: Ben Rosecrans, prouned.4, 2012, mixed media, 30 X 35"; © Ben Rosecrans)   Ben Rosecrans (b. 1975, Vancouver, WA) I am currently employed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Doane College in Crete Nebraska.I am at present creating work that can be interpreted as a non-representational investigation into the process of mapping through sketches and my intuitive reactions to space, geometric and organic shapes and the power of a simple line to represent movement.  They take the form of... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Elisaveta Sivas  
7/21/12 Posted 7/21/12

(Image: Elisaveta Sivas, DAPPLE GRAY HORSE, 2011, oil on canvas, wool, mixed media, 100 x 120 x 1,5 cms; © Elisaveta Sivas)   Elisaveta Sivas (b. 1979, Saint-Petersburg, Russia) Born in St. Petersburg in 1979 a designer of Russian-Estonian origin, Elisaveta Sivas started visiting a ceramic studio at the age of three and later she continued to study painting and sculpture in the Art School. After working for several years as a researcher at the State University of Cyprus, she followed her d... [more]

20120720103956-img_0637korr_mail Callum Innes, Ingo Meller, Wilhelm Mundt, Robert Zandvliet, Rémy Zaugg  
Callum Innes, Ingo Meller, Wilhelm Mundt, Robert Zandvliet, Rémy Zaugg at Bernhard Knaus Fine Art May 4th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
Posted 7/20/12


Showcase Watchlist: Gabriel Dawe  
5/17/12 Posted 5/17/12

(Image: Gabriel Dawe, Plexus No. 9, 2011, Thread, wood, hooks, 25' x 4' x 14'; ©  Slyworks photography) Gabriel Dawe (b. Mexico City) The Plexus series is an ongoing series of installations that explore the implications of thread and fibers as loaded materials that relate to the complicated construction of gender and identity not only in my native Mexico, but throughout the western world. These installations are related as well to the human need for shelter and man’s ultimate vulnerability... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Simone Kestelman  
4/26/12 Posted 4/26/12

Simone Kestelman, Labyrinths of Life, 2011, Cast Glass,  24" x 24"; © Simone Kestelman Simone Kestelman (b. 1967, Rio de janeiro) Even though I have a degree in Economics, art has always been the love of my life. I started working with ceramics at the tender age of seven. I was a very active child and ceramics was the way that my parents found to keep me focused. Five years ago I discovered the wonders of glass. I have combined my 30 years’ experience ceramics and the challenges of glass a... [more]

20120326150521-1stwall3 The Day  
Lisa Zilker at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek January 26th, 2012 - April 25th, 2012
Posted 3/26/12

Press release from Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek Menorahs, often associated with the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, are iconic to the Jewish religion and culture. Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (CBSRZ), 55 East Kings Highway, Chester, will feature a fanciful collection of menorah paintings by New York artist Lisa Zilker. The show opens on Friday, Feb. 3 and will run through the third week of April. The works may be viewed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the synagogue's Ma... [more]

Jone Kvie: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
3/1/12 Posted 3/1/12

(Image: Jone Kvie, Stellar Core, Patinated Bronze, 270 X 210 X 280 cm, 2011; © Jone Kvie) Jone Kvie (b. 1971, Stavanger, Norway) When large celestial bodies are moved into the gallery space for beholding and scrutiny, human desire to make nature subject to measurements and empirical findings are brought into focus. In Kvies works this scientific approach is given equal status to the romantic idea of the sublime, in which man is overwhelmed by a feeling of impotence in the meeting with nature... [more]

20110822084931-bandiera_03 All-Oblivious Enmity  
Nicola Toffolini at Guilmi (Ch) August 11th, 2011 - August 22nd, 2020
Posted 10/7/11

Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme;But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burnThe living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmityShall you pace forth; your praise shall still find roomEven in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out... [more]

20110919051407-man_with_a_fox POLISH DELIGHT  
Anna Citak, ewa musialik, gabriel obolewicz, magdalena piekarz, maya sikorska at IS NOT GALLERY September 22nd, 2011 - September 24th, 2011
Posted 9/19/11

YUMMY!BEAUTIFUL POLISH BIKERS present "Polish Delight" - an art exhibition by 6 independent Polish artist, based in Nicosia, Cracow, Vancouver and Berlin, who used to live and work together in Old Nicosia. This September they meet again to show effects of their cooperation for a third time (after "Spaghetti Polognese" and "Polish Open House" art events in Nicosia). The exhibition is organised by the Polish Embassy in Cyprus as a celebration of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the Europea... [more]

Troels Carlsen: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
9/9/11 Posted 9/9/11

(Image: Troels Carlsen, Crescendo,2008, mixed media [lampshade, rose leaves], variable sizes; © Troels Carlsen) Troels Carlsen (b. 1973, Denmark) The Danish artist Troels Carlsen works with the precision of the 19th century and uses all the media of the 21st century, yet his work never feels superficial. He creates many of his installations from lifelike imitations of animals, complete with glass eyes and fur, preferring to use monkeys because of the detail of their facial expressions, wh... [more]

20110609082045-summer_poster All is Vanity  
Stefania Balestri, Christiana Caro, Fumitaka Kudo, Valerio Ricci, Raffaele Di Vaia at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence June 14th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Posted 8/2/11

The evening of June 14th hosted the opening of F_AIR's exhibition, The Summer Issue. Entering into a white facade of single, simple pieces, a tone is set and the ambiance thrives in the curiosity of finding further value through the minimum. The artist's stories are not told, their personal theme is not bombarded into the gallery, they only have a single piece of themselves to epitomize their work, and to create a story that ties the show together. Inevitably, the showing of single pieces from each... [more]

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