The disparity between what we expect from domesticity and what lurks beneath the surface generates a finely wrought tension that coils throughout this show.
Beer with a Painter: Paul Wackers
The cozy studio environment and the casual, gonzo aesthetic of the ceramic objects, not to mention Wackers’s personality, may bely how technically precise and complexly orchestrated his paintings are.
Bushwick Gets Lit with a Show of Sculptural Lamps
Once actually home to a 99-cent store, 99¢ Plus Gallery currently resembles a business in the lighting district on the Bowery — one that would take the cake for the most eccentric wares along that electrified stretch.
Art on Paper Joins the Armory Week Fold
Despite Art on Paper’s name, the work on view at the first-time Armory Week fair includes as many different materials as at any other fair, with art created on paper and art inspired by paper on view.
The Posters Will Produce Affordable Art With a Touch of Charity
LOS ANGELES — As the contemporary art market continues to break records, may seem like the only people who can afford to buy art anymore are Russian oligarchs, hedge fund brokers, or tech millionaires. Enter The Posters.
10 Underrated Artists From Brooklyn
Editor’s Note: We asked critic Howard Hurst to provide us with 10 Brooklyn artists he considers underrated. Here is his selection.
Ok, so it’s the middle of August. The art world has, as per usual, largely checked out for the month. What this means is that there are tons of smaller projects that get to claim part of the spotlight. While Chelsea may be asleep, I’ve always find that the end of the summer presents itself as a golden nugget of opportunity for lesser known artists and curators to take over unoccupied gallery spaces, and to garner publicity usually hogged by larger commercial galleries. In this spirit, and to help pass the hot summer hours, here is a list of my top 10 under rated Brooklyn artists presented in no particular order.