Dyson is part of a growing number of contemporary artists to imbue geometric abstraction with a sociopolitical dimension.
Jason Stopa is a painter and writer who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He received his MFA from Pratt Institute in 2010. His work has been reviewed in BlackBook and Interview Magazine. Stopa is a contributing writer to Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, and Whitewall Magazine.
The Essential Nature of John Zurier’s Art
With The Future of Ice, John Zurier manages to reduce each painting to what is essential only, yet he maintains an incredible specificity in each.
Rachel Eulena Williams’s Threads of Abstraction
The strength of Williams’s new work lies in its transgression of aesthetic and, by extension, social and political lines, which are drawn more sharply in these fraught times.
A Rebel in The High Modernist Camp
Suzan Frecon insists that art is a wordless experience, that paintings invites us to a plane beyond understanding.
Once More Into the Culture Wars
To assert one’s inner life in a time of reactionary politics is a radical act.
Abstraction’s Exhaustion and Renewal
Bernard Piffaretti is an artist who recognizes painting as an act of inquiry and skepticism.
Painting as Total Environment
Laura Owens, Keltie Ferris, Rachel Rossin, and Trudy Benson are exploring hybrid paintings that rival sculpture in their tactility, illusion, and physical depth.
Tripping Out: The Upended Landscapes of Shara Hughes
For her solo debut at Marlborough Chelsea, Shara Hughes presents eight near-dizzying kaleidoscopic paintings of landscapes and oceans.
The Line Is a Circle: Painting at the Threshold
I was born in 1983. Just shy of my 31st birthday, it occurred to me that somewhere after 1984 — virtually my entire lifetime — painting disappears almost entirely from most books on contemporary art history.