The media paintings of transplanted Canadian artist James Verbicky are large sculptural collages of birch wood covered in vintage advertisements for popular brands and imagery from magazines in French.
The time-lapse photography of Michael Shainblum is the focus of two exquisite new short films, both released last night, focused on his exploration of southern California landscapes and the bold night sky. One, a behind-the-scenes documentary, is part eloquent artist statement and part tutorial. The other is Shainblum’s […]
Montreal-born Penelope Stewart has transformed yet another room – this time in a California gallery – with her extraordinary architecture, covering the walls with succulents, baroque tiles and lotus pods all cast from beeswax. The installation is part of a tribute to bees in a new exhibition called […]
The London gallery Scream is showing Greg Miller’s new mixed media works that explore the urban streetscape of his American roots. In paint and collage, he references travels with his father from northern California through the San Joaquin Valley in the 1950s, recording with his young artist eye […]
Jeff Koegel’s architectural style paintings have an appealing contemporary edginess. His work draws from a range of models such as Byzantine icon painting, Aboriginal art, American folk art, high modernism, technical schematics, tattoos and Ikebana. (Above: Penthouse) “Making a painting is a process about building, layer over layer,” […]