Ruth Miller tells us worlds about what it means to see.
John Davis Gallery
Figures Formed from the Primal Energies of Paint
Janice Nowinski’s paintings, currently on view at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, possess a kind of brute grace.
John Crawford’s Heavy Metal: Forging Meaning from Pure Form
About two years ago, while doing my research rounds, I stumbled into an exhibition of mostly forged-metal sculptures by the American artist John Crawford at Lori Bookstein Fine Art in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.
Formal and Furious Landscapes
HUDSON, NY — All 12 of Ying Li’s furiously brushed, vibrantly hued landscapes look to have been produced by a cathartic burst of energy.
Daisy Craddock’s Pastel Drawings: If Landscapes Could Talk
If a dollop of paint or a chunk of stone could talk, might it reveal just how much it enjoyed having been scraped across a canvas by a Joan Mitchell or picked at by the masterful, form-seeking hands of an Isamu Noguchi?
Artist Exchange: In Conversation with Ben La Rocco
Ben La Rocco’s current exhibition Alien Bird Song opens today at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. It is an exhibition of new painting and sculpture, a departure from the artist’s usual practice of showing paintings exclusively.
The Intimate Duality of Human Behavior
HUDSON, New York — Surrounded by Thomas Micchelli’s works in the John Davis Gallery yesterday, with my back to the gallery’s back wall, I became transfixed by two paintings that throbbed with a rich purple that glowed as if lit by the winter dusk.
Life-Size Nudes, Slumping but Self-Possessed
HUDSON, N.Y. — Bruce Gagnier’s life-size figure sculptures have been popping up everywhere this past year: at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, the National Academy Museum, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. And they’ve impressed each time.
Artist Exchange: In Conversation with Craig Olson
Craig Olson’s exhibition Angels and Demons at Play opens today at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, New York. Angels and Demons, along with his October 2012 exhibition at Janet Kurnatowski, signals the shift in Olson’s work away from a more formal abstract painting toward a mercurial approach that hovers between categories and defies explanation.