Thursday, October 29, 2009

jessica drenk

Membria varius, Installation of Coffee Filters on wall, detail: 5 feet x 5, Window Specimen: Toothpick Cavern, 2007, toothpicks filling the space within the window display, Soft Cell Tissue series: Tubule, 2006, Toilet Paper, singed and coated in wax, 20 x 24, Window Specimen: Cup Lids, 2007, plastic soft drink covers, wax , Erosion #13, PVC pipe on panel, 29 x 29

there is so much great work from this artist, i had a terrible time deciding on images...see more here.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

michael cooper

ride, 2008, steel, aluminum, various hardwoods, epoxy, 8 gas engines, pneumatic system, fabric, 108x72x68, gmo, 2005, various hardwoods, steel, aluminum, 60x55x46, hoppalong cassidy meets the double pussy with the checkered past, 2007, various hardwoods, steel, 46x36x30, blue, 2006, aircraft plywood, wenge, maple, steel, aluminum, 56x36x34, armed chair (detail), 1977, various hardwoods, 52x48x57

these are absolutely amazing...see tons more work here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

molly geissman

smalltime flyswatting 7, mixed media encaustic, 11x16, bill's closet 2, mixed media encaustic, 11x16, flyswatter 2, mixed media encaustic on canvas, glued to wood panel, 24 x 48, flyswatting 5, mixed media encaustic, 18x24, bill's closet 6, mixed media encaustic, 11x16
...I am fascinated by line and marks made by the soul of the hand...
me, too...see more here.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Graham Metson

mermaid (haiku series), Acrylic on canvas, 62x77, graphic sparklets, Acrylic on canvas, 22x28, mythic figures, Acrylic on canvas, 40x60, the day drawing, Acrylic on canvas, 22x30

love these fun forms and patterns...see more here.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Jane Lackey

survey #6, tak detail, 2005, paint, tape, stickers on paper, 8.875 x 18.5, survey (#1-12, hybrid, matrix), 2005, map room installation, panorama 20, (detail), 2005, map room installation, ambits 1, 2, 3, 2005, paint, thread, stickers, tape on paper, 29.5 x 65, ambits 1 (detail), 2005, paint, thread, stickers, tape on paper, 29.5 x 21.5

Mutations, slips of speech, genetics and language intermix and fuel my questions about identity, communication, sameness and difference. The many human traits we hold in common, expressed succinctly in the paired down make-up of our DNA, produce mesmerizing variation and difference. Mistakes and blips multiply within our systems and perpetuate intensities, blurs and unexpected masses of consequence. Through this we know ourselves....
read the rest of her beautiful statement here and see more work here.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

eleanor miller

Blue Wave, oil on canvas, 36 x 48, Reverie, oil on canvas, 18 x 36, The Visible Angelic, oil on canvas, Earthly Delights, 2005, oil on linen, 10 x 20, Act of Faith, oil on canvas, 30 x 40

i wasn't sure about these paintings, but they've grown on me... i love how they look old and new at the same time...see more here.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

scott kahn

Oh, and Here's Paradise, oil on linen, 62 x 72, Winter Reflection, oil on linen, 30 x 36, Lunar Eclipse, oil on linen, 16 x 20, Fresh Snow, oil on linen, 24 x 28, April in Old Lyme, oil on linen, 30 x 36

serenity...see more here.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

janet lage

tie me down 2, oil, oil bar, graphite on canvas, 68 x 72, Hose Me Sideways (bilingual), oil, oil bar, graphite on canvas, 40 x 68, laid rubber 2, oil, oil bar, graphite on canvas, 46x48, Hose Me Sideways 2, oil, oil bar, graphite on canvas, 40 x 68, laid rubber, oil, oil bar, graphite on canvas, 68 x 72

such a strong visual language...i'm absolutely hooked on these paintings...see more here and here.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Seymour Segal

paysages paradoxal I, Acrylic on canvas, 36x48, paysages paradoxal II, Acrylic on canvas, 40x48, paysages paradoxal IX, Acrylic on canvas, 50x72, paysages paradoxal XIII, Acrylic on canvas, 30x30, paysages paradoxal VI, Acrylic on canvas, 38x48

see more here.