In Allison Schulnik’s hands, paint becomes matter and subject becomes object. Her paintings are about a continual state of flux: morphing, dripping, and melting.
The Woman Destroyed, currently on view at PPOW Gallery, takes as its organizing theme the 1967 Simone de Beauvoir book of the same title, comprised of three stories that explore the personal crises of middle-aged and aging women.
MIAMI BEACH — In a cavernous tent right on the sands of Miami Beach, Untitled Art Fair is opening this Wednesday with a sprawling group of international galleries.
Jessica Stoller’s porcelain sculptures are a cornucopia of crassness. Allison Schulnik’s figures embody a kind of sinister, purposeful messiness.
Curator Danny Orendorff’s 19-artist exhibition All Good Things Become Wild and Free at Carthage College’s H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is a textually rich, difficult-to-describe arrangement. It is a forest plucked from the sewage system of Candyland-meets-Edward-Gorey’s-subconscious.
Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento of the always interesting Clannco: Art & Law blog has chimed in about our yesterday’s post “When Paintings Are Easily Reproduced.” He tackles the legal question around Alfred Steiner’s “Erased Schulnik (Diptych)” (2010).
So far, the debate about artistic copyright has been safely in the realm of design and photography — with certain exceptions, of course — but how will that conversation change when anything can be easily reproduced and presented without proof of origin or even the original artist’s touch?
If you happen to stay at one of Andre Balazs’s Standard Hotels, you may notice that the televisions aren’t exactly playing standard programming. This year’s StandART Video Series, launching at the Top of The Standard Hotel, New York yesterday evening, features video art that will play across the country in the rooms of Balazs’s lush chain. The in-room video art exhibition, curated by Creative Time, includes work by Andrew Cross, Allison Schulnik, Naomi Fisher, Terence Koh, Estefanía Peñafiel Loaiza, Kalup Linzy and Slater Bradley.