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20140719121810-stroech_installation_1 Watchlist Artist: Megan Stroech  
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Megan Stroech at THE MISSION > Chicago
7/19/14 Posted 7/19/14

THE SUB-MISSION is pleased to present We Tried That One Time, a site-specific installation by Megan Stroech. Stroech creates unfamiliar arrangements constructed from low-grade, accessible materials to challenge conventional understanding of their utility and erase associations relating to their traditional function. In her solo project in THE SUB-MISSION, she exposes specific architectural elements of the project space while obscuring others to explore perception, the relationship between object... [more]

Round 5 of the ArtSlant Prize opens today!  
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7/18/14 Posted 7/18/14

Round 5 of the ArtSlant Prize showcase opens today! To apply, sign in to your ArtSlant account and go to your profile. Click enter showcase on the right of your profile and pick your best work to share with our juried panel. We've made some changes this year so here are a few things you'll need to know: 6 Rounds, February - September, 2014 $3 Entry Fee 6 Solo Exhibitions in Chicago Student Prize Track (see below for more details) Lots of exposure on our site and... [more]

20140718145419-edouard_malingue_-_jeremy_everett-4 Watchlist Artist: Jeremy Everett  
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Jeremy Everett at Edouard Malingue Gallery > China
7/18/14 Posted 7/18/14

Edouard Malingue Gallery is pleased to present ‘No Exit’, a solo exhibition of New York-based American artist Jeremy Everett (b.1979, USA) that presents a lyrical exposé of his work, which neither ever fully created nor complete, is distinct for its perpetually evolving state between beauty and decay. With an initial degree in Landscape Architecture, Everett traversed into the art of making - or making of art - by subsequently completing an MFA at the University of Toronto. A... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Aroz zorica tasic  
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7/17/14 Posted 7/17/14

(Image: Aroz zorica tasic, Waving VI, 1994, Copper engraving, 65 x 69 centimeters; © Aroz zorica tasic) Aroz zorica tasic (b. 1946, Vranjska Banja; Serbia) Everything began, so it seems, in my early childhood while I was racing my younger brother in an attempt to catch the Sun beyond the mountain peaks of Vranjska Banja and bring it to the holt.The innocent children's play has traced the line of all my prospective journeys: the linear, whirling, soaring, plunging and sinking ones. It... [more]

20140625172718-oblivion_seekers_triptysh_001__1_ Moonlit Memories of Mystical Landscapes - Paintings of Gyunghee Joh at Able Fine Art Gallery NY  
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Gyunghee Joh at Able Fine Art NY Gallery > New York
July 2nd - July 15th
Posted 7/17/14

Gyunghee Joh, Paesaggi Mistici (Mystical Landscapes), Acrylic on Canvas We all inhabit many worlds. Artist Gyunghee Joh realizes this, and creates works of art that bridge many of our realities—the waking and dreaming worlds, the present and the past, the experience of the moment and the illusory knowledge of memories. Her delicate, evocative acrylic paintings present simple images with complex layers. They depict moments of mystery. A full moon. An unknown shoreline. A door... [more]

20140716112722-lydia_gifford_8 Watchlist Artist: Lydia Gifford  
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Lydia Gifford at BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art > Worldwide Gateshead,
7/16/14 Posted 7/16/14

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead presents an entirely new body of work by Lydia Gifford (born Cheltenham, 1979) produced for BALTIC’s ground floor gallery space. Drawn will be Gifford’s first solo exhibition in a UK institution. Exploring her ongoing concern with the language of painting and the balance between painting and object, the exhibition will be a choreographed series of encounters, gestures and conversations. Known for works that are situated on the boundaries of... [more]

SITElines Biennial opens this week in Santa Fe  
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7/15/14 Posted 7/15/14

The SITE Santa Fe biennial returns this month with Unsettled Landscapes, the first in a six-year exhibition series exploring new perspectives on art of the Americas. ArtSlant will be shifting things Southwest this July to bring the best of the biennial straight to your inbox. The exhibition opens in Santa Fe this weekend, and our SITE Santa Fe Special Edition comes out on Monday with our critics' impressions of the reimagining of Santa Fe's biennial. *ArtSlant's... [more]

Announcing Round 4 Juried Winners  
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7/15/14 Posted 7/15/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 5 opens Friday, July 18th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 4 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: Fintan Whelan Title: Breakthrough 2014, 2014 Medium: Mixed media on canvas, 100 x 100 x 2 cm DRAWING Artist: Yao Hai Title: Musicless Shanzhai, 2014 Medium: Ink on paper, 97 x 60 cm PHOTOGRAPHY Artist: Austin Irving Title: Spring Street, Los... [more]

Salesroom Artist: John Webb  
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7/11/14 Posted 7/11/14

(Image: John Webb, Near Mildura, Jan 2014, watercolour gouache collagem, 1.5m x 2m meters; © John Webb) John Webb (b. New Zealand) John Webb's objective is to make art that is beautiful, interesting and different. There is a strong architectural underpinning to his work and he combines this perspective with Australian imagery. His work incorporates flora and fauna, social commentary, political insight and many other personal opinions about the environment he lives in and by extensi... [more]

20140709102918-caroline_jane_harris_-_limb Watchlist Artist: Caroline Jane Harris  
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Caroline Jane Harris at Scream > London
7/9/14 Posted 7/9/14

Scream are proud to present the first solo exhibition by young British artist Caroline Jane Harris. The artist explores the complexities of nature through a labour-intensive paper-cutting technique. Harris is inspired by the natural world and is conscious of the strong yet subtle links between natural life forms and us. She explores the intricacy and beauty of nature, which echo human and man-made systems, by responding to visual phenomena such as geometric, linear and circular motifs found in a... [more]

Starting the Season in the Hamptons  
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7/8/14 Posted 7/8/14

ArtHamptons (July 10-13), Art Market Hamptons (July 10-13), and Art Southampton (July 24-28) sell more than just art to the New York jet set. They promise the luxury of escape that only a couple hours and 100 miles can provide. When collectors, art lovers, and their well-heeled associates flee the city next month, fresh air and beach views won’t be the only things drawing them out. In July in the Hamptons they’ll find parties, polo matches, and philanthropy.... [more]

Round 4 Showcase Winners Announced  
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7/7/14 Posted 7/7/14

The Round 4 ArtSlant Prize showcase winners have been selected. Take a peek at all of the outstanding work that has made it to the juried round here. One artist from each round is selected to exhibit in the Chicago Loop and finally, four juried winners are selected from the 6 rounds of the showcase series to exhibit at a fair in Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami Beach. Stay tuned for the juried selections which will be announced next week. Learn more about the ArtSlant... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Asmita Rajiv  
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7/6/14 Posted 7/6/14

(Image: Asmita Rajiv, We The Puppets-2, 2014, Acrylic on Canvas, 24 x 30 inches; © Asmita Rajiv) Asmita Rajiv (b. 1973, India) My paintings depict the modern day lives of common men and women filled with dreams, aspirations, blunders, triumphs, disappointments, joys, regrets, sorrow and gratitude. These are the times of a 100 metre sprint. We sprint to a finish line, only to find that it is the beginning of a new start line. We race wearing our myopic lens through which we choose to... [more]

20140518195824-ca_101_invitation Velvet Marshall- Merced Fields onehundredpercentrag.blogspot.com  
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Paul Blieden, Debra Flores, Jerry Kotler, Nina Zak Laddon, Sandra Dyer Liljenwall, Velvet Marshall, Jim McKinniss, Dens Richardson, Jean Shultz, Trinity Singer, Patrice Linnett Sue Wood at On The Waterfront At The Redondo Beach Pier Plaza (Pop-up Venue) > Nowhere
June 20th - June 20th
Posted 7/6/14

Saturday, July 5, 2014 Velvet Marshall- Merced Fields Velvet Marshall 3rd Annual California 101 Art Exhibition Redondo Beach Arts and Redondo Beach Art Group Pier Plaza Galleries Redondo Beach Pier, California Artist Velvet Marshall's painting entitled "Merced Fields" was featured at the exhibition June 20-29, 2014. (contact Ms. Marshall: velvetmarshall@gmail.com) Velvet Marshall & her painting "Merced Fields" (oil & tar on canvas, 25"x 19") Marshall's "good luck shoes"- bo... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Lori Goldberg  
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7/4/14 Posted 7/4/14

(Image: Lori Goldberg, Who is Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 24" x 30"; © Lori Goldberg) Lori Goldberg (b. 1956, Vancouver) Lori Goldberg is a Vancouver artist whose paintings have been exhibited in Canada and in Europe. Collectors of her work include the Canada Art Bank, The City of Vancouver Art Collection and the Interstate Bank, San Francisco. Among her commissions are over 100 original paintings for Intrawest Resorts displayed in Whistler BC; Mont. Trembla... [more]

Creem Presents Candy Apple (via Art Nerd NY)  
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7/4/14 Posted 7/4/14

Our friends at Creem Magazine have their hands in all things arty- this time a feature film. Candy Apple stars and is directed by artists Dean Dempsey, and has a cast of familiar art world and nightlife faces like the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black and Sophia Lamar, that make this film a relatable pseudo-reality to real New Yorkers. Help support this incredible film with their Indiegogo campaign and get yourself some goodies! Stay tuned for its debut in September, along with a traveling art exhibition. The full length feature film debut from visual... [more]


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