Art by Katie Bell.
All images are courtesy of Chris Fraser Last week I met up with a friend and her friends for pub trivia. As in many situations with nice people and libations, the transitive property took effect and soon everyone was friends, [...]
All images are courtesy of the Friedrich Petzel Gallery Cosima von Bonin’s most recent installation, “The Juxtaposition of Nothings,” at the Friedrich Petzel Gallery in Soho New York was a maze of objects. Not so different from Warhol and Duchamp’s [...]
Helvetia Park is a playful and immersive expression of current cultural ideas in Switzerland. A team of artists have created a fairground exhibit with game stalls, and freak shows….
Provocative and thoughtful are a couple of ways to describe the art of Chris Gentile. His installation pieces play with light, space, colours and shapes, which, as simple as the setting so of each piece may be, become something of discussion.
Installation art can be a magical outlet. It’s still a physical manifestation of creativity using the most mundane materials. In doing so, that mediocrity is seemingly criticized while it makes something spectacular. Set against the backdrop of a busy metropolis, Vasmoulakis’ works are both visually and mentally appealing.
Works of art like this force you to be an active participant in the piece itself. Passivity is not allowed when observing this kind of art because these pieces dictate that you think critically when it comes to your surroundings and open up your imagination.
Matthew Palladino’s work was is edgy–at times heavily political, and sometimes uncomfortably so. Yet this new series of prints, done with acrylic ink on paper, doesn’t only just dwell in the divisive and gruesome gutter of headline news.
Well, maybe she doesn’t crochet the whole city–but Brooklyn-based Agata Olek does manage to crochet over a good sampling of it. She crochets over people and found objects, translates the words of text messages and medical….
It’s the kind of amazing art that one can appreciate clean or flying high because it appeals to all of the senses from its interactive nature. This collective has been making a splash since 2001 and their performance and installation art with bright …