Painting

CityLeaks Preview 2013 presents Maya Hayuk


Friday, July 12, 2013

The American artist Maya Hayuk kicked off CityLeaks Urban Art Festival 2013 with an exciting solo show and a massive mural painting near Cologne’s Neumarkt. The solo show took place at ArtyFarty Gallery Cologne. CityLeaks is proud to have presented one of the worlds finest muralists and great personality of Maya Hayuk as the festivals opener ...

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e-David Robot Painting


Tuesday, July 9, 2013

e-David, our painting machine, uses visual feedback to create different kinds of paintings. We equipped a standard robot with all necessary means for painting. Five different brushes can be used, color can be selected from a repository with 24 colors, brushes can be cleaned and colors can be distributed precisely on the canvas. The machine watches ...

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BRÖTZMANN SOLO / Works 1959 – 2013


Sunday, July 7, 2013

Peter Brötzmann solo Works from 1959 to 2013 2. 7.–25. 8. 2013 Artist and musician Peter Brötzmann is one of the most important European representatives of contemporary improvised music, whereas his visual art production is less known to the public. He has been consistently active in the art field since the late fifties to the present day, occasionally ...

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Goya – Private life of a Masterpiece


Friday, July 5, 2013

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 -- 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, and through his works was both a commentator on and chronicler ...

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Freunde von Freunden – Karen & Christian Boros


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

In the Boros residence – a former Second World War air raid shelter built in 1942 in central Berlin – visitors can easily lose their way in the maze-like corridors of bare concrete. There, Christian and his wife, Karen, live with their son amidst paintings by Elizabeth Peyton and a series of installations by groundbreaking artists ...

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David Hockney discusses Lucien Freud


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

SAMO© – Jean-Michel Basquiat


Sunday, June 2, 2013

For this film, rather than making a direct homage to Basquiat's work, the filmmakers decided instead to try to re-create the world, which spawned SAMO. N.A.S.A. Is a DJ duo featuring Brazilian DJ, Ze Gonzales (aka DJ Zegon) and music producer Sam Spiegel (aka Squeak E. Clean), who are known for their collaborations with Kanye ...

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Joseph Loughborough: Defense of the Absent


Friday, May 31, 2013

Emerging from the Berlin winter, Loughborough presents a new body of work in his debut french solo exhibition presented by Galerie Grand'Rue. The multilayered charcoal drawings leap from expressive depictions of fleshy portraiture to embracing and confronting couples almost mechanically entwined. Then haunting symbolic monoliths of the human condition which often drift into abstraction contrast ...

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Helen Mirren on Vasily Kandinsky


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Filmed by Lost & Found Films. Produced by MoMA Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 1. 1914. Oil on canvas. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2. 1914. Oil on canvas. Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 3. 1914. Oil ...

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The Private Life Of A Masterpiece – Goya’s Third of May 1808


Thursday, February 14, 2013

Originally Broadcast 2004.

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What Are You Doing After This


Thursday, January 31, 2013

Ivory & Black Soho – “What Are You Doing After This” – Group Exhibition in association with Vans Syndicate February 1st – March 8, 2013 Opening reception with the artists: February 1st, 7-9PM Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12-6 PM Ivory&Black Soho 94 Berwick Street, W1F 0QF, London UK www.ivoryandblack.com Ivory & Black Soho in association with Vans Syndicate proudly present – “What ...

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UPCOMING: STATIC & SCRIM


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Static & Scrim Glen Baldridge Colby Bird Patrick Brennan David Kennedy Cutler Sam Moyer Sara Greenberger Rafferty Ryan Wallace January 31, 2013 - February 23, 2013 Opening reception: Thursday January 31, 2013 / 6 - 10pm For press and sales information please inquire with the gallery. COOPER COLE is pleased to announce Static & Scrim, our first exhibition of 2013. This group show features seven New York based artists who ...

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‘Francis Bacon: five decades’ curator Anthony Bond


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Curator of the 'Francis Bacon: five decades' exhibition Anthony Bond discusses what it's like to finally install the show at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Gallery House Annual Exhibition


Thursday, November 22, 2012

Public Opening: November 29, 2012 exhibit at 5:00 – 9:00 p.m RSVP   Press Opening: November 28, 2012 at 1:00 – 5:00 p.m By INVITATION & RSVP Only In celebration of the grand opening and annual exhibition at Gallery House –“Miles to go Before I Sleep” is an homage to a Robert Frost poem; like the poet the artists’ works ...

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Neo Rauch


Thursday, November 22, 2012

Neo Rauch’s paintings are characterized by a unique combination of realism and surrealist abstraction. In many of his compositions, human figures engaged in manual labor or indeterminable tasks work against backdrops of mundane architecture, industrial settings, or bizarre and often barren landscapes. These figures, though squarely centered in his paintings, often have the appearance of ...

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Hiro Kurata “This Land Was Your Land”


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Ivory & Black Soho has just opened it's latest exhibition - "This land was your land" - by the japanese artist Hiro Kurata. The exhibition runs through the 5th of December and it's open to public from Tuesday to Saturday from 2 - 8 PM.  For the press release, opening night photos, gallery installation and video ...

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A Conversation with Julian Schnabel


Thursday, November 15, 2012

A documentary piece delving into the thoughts of the celebrated artist and Oscar nominated Director Julian Schnabel.  

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Francis Bacon – A Terrible Beauty


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Promotional Film by Feenish Productions for Francis Bacon A Terrible Beauty Centenary Exhibition 28th October 2009 - 7th March 2010 Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane for more information go to: hughlane.ie

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Push – in Other Words


Thursday, November 1, 2012

For the past year, PUSH has been meticulously creating this body of work on canvas, wood panel and paper, the latter being a new medium for the artist. Triangular grids filled with bold and vibrant colors are chaotically aligned with muted and monochromatic splashes, creating stunning contrasts. The artist's disciplined handwork gradually builds a geometric ...

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Francis Bacon1988


Sunday, October 7, 2012

Francis Bacon1988

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Jenny Saville


Friday, October 5, 2012

Jenny Saville in conversation with Nicholas Cullinan 29/06/12

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Damon Soule


Friday, August 17, 2012

Damon Soule was born in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. Soon after, in 1976, his family relocated to New Orleans, where he spent the majority of his childhood. Soule’s parents along with and several extended family members are also artists, making the visual arts part of the norm growing up. As a child Soule became so engrossed ...

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Making Future Magic: iPad light painting


Monday, August 6, 2012

This film explores playful uses for the increasingly ubiquitous ‘glowing rectangles’ that inhabit the world. We use photographic and animation techniques that were developed to draw moving 3-dimensional typography and objects with an iPad. In dark environments, we play movies on the surface of the iPad that extrude 3-d light forms as they move through the ...

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Word To Mother


Saturday, July 28, 2012

London-based artist Word To Mother was born and raised in an English seaside town. After attending art school for illustration, Word To Mother entered into the art world. Word To Mother creates work that combines many influences into uniquely layered paintings, often atop pieces of salvaged wood. Word To Mother has exhibited in both the UK and ...

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Aron Meynell


Sunday, July 22, 2012

Aron Meynell's work portrays the quiet and uncertain world of abandoned figures in insecure eerie environments, alongside the discovery of beauty and comfort within them. Meynell uses sleep and hibernation as a place for his characters to process discomforts, and to discover  treasures left behind from their decayed and neglected existence. The characters in Aron’s narratives are no ...

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Silvia Ji


Friday, July 6, 2012

Sylvia Ji was born in 1982, and raised in San Francisco, California, where she received her BFA at the Academy of Art University. Upon graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles in 2005 where she currently resides. Ji's work encapsulates an alluring beauty that is both cutting edge and a nod to time-honored technique. Her paintings are ...

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Gael Davrinche


Wednesday, June 27, 2012

After several appearances in group shows such as Speed ​​Painting in 2010, Gael Davrinche is presenting his recent works of unpublished paintings and large format drawings. A graduate of des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2000, Gael Davrinche is primarily concerned with a mode of “uneducated” expression, spontaneous, without artifice, borrowed from the representational work of children. Early on, ...

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Hajime Sorayama


Monday, June 25, 2012

Japanese illustrator Hajime Sorayama studied at Chubi Central Art School, graduating in 1969. Sorayama is known for the hyper-realistic images of women he creates using brush, pencil, acrylic, and paint. His work has been exhibited internationally in the United States, Italy, Germany, and Japan. The extent to which his work has been published is made ...

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Mark Warren Jacques


Monday, June 18, 2012

Born 1984. Columbus, Ohio Mark Warren Jacques lives and works in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. For Mark Warren Jacques, life is a wave, a fluid energy that washes over us all, binding and defining. The universe is a four lane sidewalk of constant flux, upon the surface of which we must all skate. One night he told me ...

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Andrew Schoultz


Saturday, June 2, 2012

Andrew Schoultz's mixed media work recalls a historical and political ephemerality that is faced with the inevitable fate of repeating itself. He explores themes such as power struggles, conflict, and sociopolitical hardships through detailed line work and vivid symbolism. While alluding to these scenes from the past, his frenzied yet whimsical work negotiates a familiarity with ...

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