Contemporaneous Extension


Treatz
December 22, 2010, 8:10 pm
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Just a few people, just a few pictures…

Maxime Ballesteros always makes me wonder: what happened before? where are they going with this? why? enforcing the viewer’s naivete is quite the magical power.

 

from BLOG

'King Size,' from artist's blog

from BLOG

'Jen and Ginas in a Tree,' from artist's blog

'Chair and Drape,' from artist's blog

'Chair and Drape,' from artist's blog

 

 

 

Gert and Uwe Tobias space me out every time. Maybe it’s the resemblance to Rothko’s spindly figures and their connection to the Jetson’s futuristic rubric (in my mind). The combination between geometric effect, brash color choices, and odd interactions is a winner.

Panel 1

Panel 1

 

Panel 2

Panel 2

Panel 3

Panel 3

Panel 4

Panel 4

All should be united like…THIS!

 

'Untitled,' 2009, Woodcut on paper on canvas. 4 panels, overall dimensions: 200 x 1,200 cm

'Untitled,' 2009, Woodcut on paper on canvas. 4 panels, overall dimensions: 200 x 1,200 cm

 

 

 

I don’t remember if I discovered Minjung Kim at the Armory or just in my online investigations but I am enamored with the delicacy of rice paper tossed in with mixed media, deliberate cuts, and color. Patrick Heide has rarely disappointed me.

'Story (09-043),' Mixed media on ricepaper, 60 x 100 cm, 2009

'Story (09-043),' Mixed media on ricepaper, 60 x 100 cm, 2009

 

'Mountain (07-092),' Mixed media on rice paper, 75 x 142, cm 2007

'Mountain (07-092),' Mixed media on rice paper, 75 x 142, cm 2007

'The Street (10-013),' Mixed media on rice paper, 100 x 140 cm, 2010

'The Street (10-013),' Mixed media on rice paper, 100 x 140 cm, 2010

 

 

 

Dear Joshua Marsh, I just really like your aesthetic, man! It’s like you know…but you don’t know.

'Table,' 2009, oil on panel, 20" x 26"

'Table,' 2009, oil on panel, 20" x 26"

'Pitcher,' oil on panel, 2010, 24" x 18"

'Pitcher,' oil on panel, 2010, 24" x 18"

'Dustpan,' oil on panel, 2009, 22" x 24"

'Dustpan,' oil on panel, 2009, 22" x 24"

'Waterfall,' oil on panel, 2010, 16" x 16"

'Waterfall,' oil on panel, 2010, 16" x 16"

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