Reminiscent of the early photographic collages of David Hockney – this contemporary artist Lola Dupré also works by hand. Thank you artist Diane Fenster for showing me her work. Collage artist Lola Dupré (previously) continues to create mind-boggling manipulations of photographs in her surreal style. The Scotland-based artist cuts images into thousands of shards and arranges them… Read More Artist Spotlight: New Collages by Lola Dupré
Artist Spotlight: Alison Rossiter
Gevaert Gevaluxe Papier Velours, exact expiration date unknown, ca. 1930
Alison Rossiter is represented by Yossi Milo Gallery in New York and had her first show there in 2010 but I think I first saw and was drawn to her work years earlier. I was so taken, I came home and immediately emailed her to see if her pieces were available. Since that time and more recently, I saw some of her work at the SFMOMA’s About Time show currently on view. Rossiter’s work is especially exciting, in my opinion, to photographers who have worked in the darkroom and are in love with the luscious silver gelatin papers of days gone bye. SFMOMA has interviewed Rossiter about her work (see below).… Read More Artist Spotlight: Alison Rossiter
Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige collaborate as filmmakers and artists, producing cinematic and visual artwork that interwine. For the last 15 years, they have focused on the images, representations and history of their home country, Lebanon and questioned the fabrication of imaginaries in the region and beyond. During the Summer of 2016, I saw a… Read More Artist Spotlight: Hadjithomas & Joreige
Somnyama NgonyamaZanele Muholi
Exhibition runs: October 23 – December 5, 2015
Yancey Richardson Gallery
525 West 22nd Street
New York, NY. 10011… Read More Artist Spotlight: Zanele Muholi
On a recent summer trip to my home town of Portland, Oregon I decided to photograph my parents (long divorced) alongside their creative endeavors. Embodying the motto carpe diem they are youthful, active and very inspiring people to me, especially in their retirement years. Never bored (seriously) they possess daily curiosity and drive in completing… Read More Family and Creativity – Nature or Nurture?
Mathieu Pernot, The Crossing, from 11 February 2014 until 18 May 2014 I recently visited the Jeu de Paume near Paris’ Tuleries gardens to see the work of 41- year- old French artist Mathieu Pernot. Knowing nothing of his work before this visit, I was pleased to discover a new-to-me French talent. This show highlights… Read More Artist Spotlight: Mathieu Pernot | Jeu de Paume
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/24715531%5D Ira Glass of “This American Life” talks about the building blocks of a great story animated typography by David Shiyang Liu. See Ira Glass delivering the advice in person as well as the extended video.