• Fresh Blood at Mason Murer

      Monday, 23 July 2012 18:49

      The Mason Murer Gallery showcases the work of Atlanta’s upcoming talent. “ Inevitably some works stand out more than others in such an immense show, but a unique level of maturity and engagement with the audience is visible throughout—qualities often lacking in graduate work ” Courtesy of the artist Julie Sharpe. Fresh Blood at the […]

    • Manuella Muerner Marioni: Challenging The Viewer To Confront Himself

      Wednesday, 27 June 2012 16:42

        “This stunning, bedazzled work conjures up references to the body and the celestial sphere, prompting us to consider transcendent states of mind” Manuella Muerner Marioni, Torso Gold, 2010. Mixed media sculpture, 20 x 8 x 12 in. Courtesy of the artist.   MANUELLA MUERNER MARIONI: CHALLENGING THE VIEWER TO CONFRONT HIMSELF By Rose Hobart […]

    • Stephane Lejeune: To Be Free

      Wednesday, 27 June 2012 16:25

      On closer inspection Courtesy of the artist. Stephane Lejeune: To Be FreeBy Rose Hobart Born and bred Belgian artist Stephane Lejeune has been working and exhibiting in his home country for the past 15 years. A seminal artist, he describes his work as “halfway between realism and pure abstraction. I always search for the ideal […]

    • Martina Reinhart: Mind & Body

      Thursday, 7 June 2012 15:26

      By Jill Smith Martina Reinhart’s work has focused on continually denaturalizing the human body. Her work has followed a steady progression from conceptualizing the stages of human life in man, woman, and child – to creating a series of chimeras – figures who are partly human and partly anthropomorphized, their body parts completely re-organized. Reinhart […]

    • Grete Jacobsen: Illuminating Light

      Tuesday, 5 June 2012 14:50

      powerful confrontation “Rothko initiated color as a prism through which to access deeper, dormant human emotions, and Jacobsen advances this endeavor with nuance and idiosyncrasy.” Grete Jacobsen, Harmony. Courtesy of the artist.   Grete Jacobsen:  Illuminating Light By Jill Smith Caked in thick blues and cracked greens, Grete Jacobsen’s canvases remind one of the Earth’s […]

    • Layered Language: The Paintings of Mark Moffett

      Tuesday, 1 May 2012 16:27

      a profound affect “Moffett’s work in contrast implies this sensation of terror through the use of color and the layering of separate emblematic states”   Courtesy of the artist.   Layered Language: The Paintings of Mark Moffett By Rose Hobart Layered, transparent, mesmerizing— these are the qualities that are most present in Mark Moffett’s new […]

    • Wild Patterns Marcel Bastiaans

      Tuesday, 1 May 2012 15:49

      By Jill Smith Marcel Bastiaans started painting when he was eight years old. Realizing that he was different at a young age, he took his childish spontaneity and uncontrolled emotion into his future career. His artworks are positive, joyful, based on dreams, on freedom. The recurrent image of a bird symbolizes that freedom. He is […]

    • New Worlds: Lill-Anita O. Svendsen

      Tuesday, 1 May 2012 15:30

      her signature hue “The lush forest pokes through the living room setting. The green palette, in combination with the striking emptiness of the image, creates an alienating effect.”   Courtesy of the artist.   New Worlds: Lill-Anita O. Svendsen By Rose Hobart Norwegian painter Lill-Anita O. Svendsen is an artist whose process and philosophy are […]

    • Fiamma Morelli’s Otherworldly Abstractions

      Wednesday, 14 March 2012 16:30

      individual journey “The connotations are endless and provoke us to entertain ideas surrounding beauty, the sublime and ecstasy. “   Courtesy of the artist.   FIAMMA MORELLI’S OTHERWORLDLY ABSTRACTIONS By: Jill Smith Fiamma Morelli’s artwork has a spiritual connotation.  In her most recent work at Broadway Gallery, NYC.  Flaming morning red is rushing ruthlessly through […]

    • Sirpa Miettinen: A Call To Action

      Wednesday, 14 March 2012 16:23

      uniqueness “In an age of global information, her works acts like a reminder that visceral mark making can have a significant affect on the viewer.”   Courtesy of the artist.   SIRPA MIETTINEN:  A CALL TO ACTION By: Jill Smith Sirpa Miettinen is an artist who feels very connected to nature; she believes in a […]

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