“I used to think art was an escape from the grind of daily life, but this work tells me it might be more of an inoculation — pieces of the world absorbed in small amounts so we can go out and live in it.”
“Sometimes we’re so overwhelmed in the present that it seems impossible to think a future beyond it – but the work of imagination must always continue.”
“How is art to react? By persisting in its freedom.”
“It is intriguing, what the mind selects to focus on (or seek refuge in) during a time of crisis.”
“In the midst of a contagion that threatens our way of life, isolates us remorselessly from family and friends, and breeds fear and paranoia, I find these pieces grounding.”
“With vast art mausoleums now shuttered, we artists increasingly occupy the same virtual space, deepening our exchanges by sharing readings, conversations, and Zoom studio visits.”
“I have been looking at this painting and receiving relief like a cool drink on a hot day.”
“Ordinarily, I feel a sense of solidarity in isolation with other artists. I feel it even more during our enforced isolation.”
In his new work, Amenoff transforms his imagery while retaining his powerhouse color.
In Relative Brightness the canvas transforms into a rippling, luminous field of ever-shifting optical sensations.
Laleh Khorramian fills two galleries with visions from a distant galaxy.
The beautiful, surprising, and thought-provoking sculpture of Dan Devine is formed using a demolished car as a mold.