Charmaine Felix-Meyer

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First Impressions   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Heather Cook at David Kordansky Gallery May 14th, 2011 - June 18th, 2011
Posted 5/31/11
, 2011, (constructed primarily of remnants of Heather Cook’s more well-known fabric works) is a piece carefully placed in the gallery so as not to impede the entrance and lies there politely welcoming and ushering me towards Routine 7 Fold with Shadow, a hanging piece of black fabric with sinuous folds and creases that, upon closer inspection are in fact flat, trompe l’oeil snapshots made with bleach. In Backside, 2011, two free-standing walls painted in the same neutral white as the rest of... [more]
A Mystic Flaneur Across Pigment and Earth   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Annie Lapin at Honor Fraser May 21st, 2011 - July 9th, 2011
Posted 5/31/11
Annie Lapin’s builds on her explorations of landscape and figure and transform the picture plane into fluctuating microcosms of pigment and earth, light and space. The viewer is playfully lead through de-stabilizing notions of here and there in painterly articulations that fold and unfold, envelope and expel.  While referencing and reviving art historical painting—from swirling Rococo to modern abstraction—Lapin’s works manage to maintain their own autonomy.  Perhaps it is her singular... [more]