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Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts

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Happening & History

by D. Dominick Lombardi
The narratives in Jonathan Beer’s art make many unpredictable turns. And like the paintings of Neo Rauch, who is an influence here, there is an unmistakable weirdness in the work. It’s never clear what you are looking at, or why the sky is sometimes bright yellow, or the earth fractured and filleted, yet there is enough of a reference to the known world to trigger a disjointed series of quick, unresolved thoughts in the viewer’s mind. The general gist of Beer’s art is a suspension of reality –... [more]
Posted by D. Dominick Lombardi on 9/9/12
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Marc Van Cauwenbergh: Loose Formations

Published in The Brooklyn Rail, October 2008. For over two decades, Marc Van Cauwenbergh has explored the language of color field abstraction. He creates compositions that contrast monochromatic fields with isolated, predominantly vertical shapes by brushing layers of translucent oil paint directly onto raw linen. While Van Cauwenbergh’s work might at first glance be considered an homage to the generation of Morris Louis, Helen Frankenthaler and Kenneth Noland, its point of reference clearly... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Buhmann on 10/1/08