Daily Artspace

Aug 22

David Benjamin Sherry, Cobalt Cliffs, Oregon, 2012. Photograph. 

David Benjamin Sherry, Cobalt Cliffs, Oregon, 2012. Photograph. 

Aug 21

Polixeni Papapetrou, The Wimmera, 1864 #1, 2006. Photograph. 

Polixeni Papapetrou, The Wimmera, 1864 #1, 2006. Photograph. 

Jonathan Lasker, Ball Figures II, 2003. Print. 

Jonathan Lasker, Ball Figures II, 2003. Print. 

Aug 20

Sam Gilliam, New Movie 1, 2008. Print. 

Sam Gilliam, New Movie 1, 2008. Print. 

Aug 19

Alice Quaresma, Concreto #4, 2014. Works on paper. 

Alice Quaresma, Concreto #4, 2014. Works on paper. 

Aug 18

Monkia Goetz, Sparkler III, 2013. Print. 

Monkia Goetz, Sparkler III, 2013. Print. 

Aug 15

John Clement, Tabasco, 2012. Sculpture.

John Clement, Tabasco, 2012. Sculpture.

Aug 14

Nancy Graves, Untitled (XII/17/92) from the Pilchuck Series, 1992. Print. 

Nancy Graves, Untitled (XII/17/92) from the Pilchuck Series, 1992. Print. 

Aug 13

Move over Mona…We are Taking A Look at Contemporary Portraiture.
Portraiture is a constant theme throughout art history; today, contemporary artists have moved away from traditional portrait subject matter and now use portraiture as a means to experiment with new media and techniques. 

Move over Mona…We are Taking A Look at Contemporary Portraiture.

Portraiture is a constant theme throughout art history; today, contemporary artists have moved away from traditional portrait subject matter and now use portraiture as a means to experiment with new media and techniques. 

Jessica Hess, Oz, 2011. Painting. 

Jessica Hess, Oz, 2011. Painting. 

Aug 12

Art to See in NYC: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Every summer The Met features a fashion exhibit, called the Costume Institute Exhibition. This summer’s show is Charles James: Beyond Fashion. It profiles the exquisite post-war designs of the Anglo-American couturier Charles James. The exhibit incorporates robotic arms and x-ray technology that allow visitors to see how James’s incredibly complex gowns were constructed. This years exhibition also marks the opening of the Costume Institute Gallery dedicated to the “High Priestess of Vogue” herself, Anna Wintour.
The other special exhibition for the summer is Dan Graham’s installation Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout. Displayed on the museum’s rooftop gallery, the installation is set against the backdrop of the NYC skyline. 
Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout is on view now through November 2 and Charles James: Beyond Fashion is on view through August 10th. Go check them out!

Art to See in NYC: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Every summer The Met features a fashion exhibit, called the Costume Institute Exhibition. This summer’s show is Charles James: Beyond Fashion. It profiles the exquisite post-war designs of the Anglo-American couturier Charles James. The exhibit incorporates robotic arms and x-ray technology that allow visitors to see how James’s incredibly complex gowns were constructed. This years exhibition also marks the opening of the Costume Institute Gallery dedicated to the “High Priestess of Vogue” herself, Anna Wintour.

The other special exhibition for the summer is Dan Graham’s installation Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout. Displayed on the museum’s rooftop gallery, the installation is set against the backdrop of the NYC skyline. 

Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout is on view now through November 2 and Charles James: Beyond Fashion is on view through August 10th. Go check them out!

Marcel Dzama, Untitled, 2000. Works on Paper. 

Marcel Dzama, Untitled, 2000. Works on Paper. 

Aug 11

Spontaneity and Subconsciousness: Exploring the Connections Between Abstract Expressionism and Surrealism. 
While the Abstract Expressionists denied the influence of Surrealism on their works the connections between the two are obvious, the idea of spontaneity and an interest in exploring subconsciousness play a major role in both movements. Even the legacies of these movements are intertwined, as many contemporary works continue to straddle the line between Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.

Spontaneity and Subconsciousness: Exploring the Connections Between Abstract Expressionism and Surrealism

While the Abstract Expressionists denied the influence of Surrealism on their works the connections between the two are obvious, the idea of spontaneity and an interest in exploring subconsciousness play a major role in both movements. Even the legacies of these movements are intertwined, as many contemporary works continue to straddle the line between Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.

Tulio de Sagastizabal, El sol en sombras, 2012. 

Tulio de Sagastizabal, El sol en sombras, 2012. 

Aug 01

Untitled (Fluorescent Women Parts) 2, 2014 BY RYAN MCGINNESS. PRINT

Untitled (Fluorescent Women Parts) 2, 2014 BY RYAN MCGINNESS. PRINT