Isabelle Hayeur

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New Western Art: Gazing Upon Chuck Forsman's Not-So-Wild West   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Elena Dorfman, Chuck Forsman, Isabelle Hayeur, David Sharpe at Robischon Gallery March 20th, 2014 - May 10th, 2014
Posted 4/23/14
Western Art in America has seemingly changed little in over a century. Romanticized cowboys, portraits of Native Americans, and the persistent embrace of the sweeping Western landscape. While such paintings remain highly sought after and evoke nostalgia for the wild frontier, for painter and photographer Chuck Forsman, these images are relics of a dated tradition that has persisted beyond its relevance. Forsman is Westerner through and through: born in Idaho and raised in Oregon and Northern... [more]
Beauty From Wreckage   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Isabelle Hayeur at Pierogi January 11th, 2013 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 1/13/13
Last weekend’s Brooklyn-Montreal exchange brought the work of eight Quebecois galleries and institutions to spaces in Williamsburg and DUMBO, creating a dialogue between two North America art hubs. At Pierogi, Canadian photographer and video artist Isabelle Hayeur offers Death in Absentia, a series of evocative photographs that capture the rapid transformations that man and industry have on aquatic landscapes in south Florida. She documents the extreme pollution and makes sense of... [more]