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Glexis Novoa: On Our Miami Watchlist  
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12/9/11 Posted 12/9/11

(Image: Glexis Novoa, Minefield, 2011, graphite on marble, 18 x 20”; © Glexis Novoa) Glexis Novoa (b. 1964, Holguin, Cuba) Having grown up as an active part of the Cuban socialist process--with the moral responsibility to be “the new man” inspired by the mythical figure of Ernesto “Che” Guevara--I focused my artistic investigations on studying aesthetic patterns that represented the socialist system’s ideology. Educated in a society of scientific materialist ideology and studying Marxism-... [more]

Hannah Maybank: On Our London Watchlist  
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6/11/11 Posted 6/11/11

(Image: Hannah Maybank, All Around the Hollow, 2010, watercolour and graphite on 300gsm watercolour paper, 30 x 35.5cm, © the artist courtesy: the artist and Gimpel Fils) Hannah Maybank (b. 1974, Stafford, England) Hannah Maybank’s paintings employ the landscape as a motif to investigate what paint can do in both a physical and illusory sense. She has developed and modified a process of making paintings through layering areas of latex in between numerous layers of flat acrylic colour. Echoing t... [more]


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