A meeting with composer and artist John Cage prompted him to move his gallery in a more adventurous direction. Continue reading
It was not clear what role a recent censorship controversy played in her departure. Continue reading
Artists and Museums Respond to Protests, Saudi Arabia Works to Become an Art Hub, and More: Morning Links from June 8, 2020June 8, 2020
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Misato Sano ensures that she always has a loyal companion by her side, albeit with a little less slobber and fur. Based in the Myagi prefecture of Japan, the sculptor carves wooden busts and full figures of well-groomed dogs, preferring to leave the small gouges from her chisel on their textured exteriors. Despite being stationary, the pups have typical canine qualities like plump bodies, panting tongues, and pink bows adorning their ears.
Each figure has a distinct facial expression, whether curious, joyful, or contemplative. More Continue reading
Jean Shin made this reality strikingly visible in “Pause” (2020), an installation at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco for which she turned thousands of discarded phones, laptops, hard drives, and cables into a sculptural landscape. Continue reading
‘Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible’ features a mix of starry and scholarly names. Continue reading
Suzanne Saroff doesn’t mind if her audience has a distorted view of the vibrant flowers and leaves she captures. The New York-based photographer, who’s worked with a long list of clients like Calvin Klein, Glossier, and Prada, is a master of illusion in her tonal images that place florals behind clear glasses of water, skewing their structures in her red, pink, and beige compositions.
Saroff tells Colossal that her latest work revisits elements of distortion she used in previous projects that framed images of bananas, avocados, and fish behind glass vessels filled with water. More Continue reading
For anyone who might have missed this weeks edition of the Secret Email Club, we want to fill you in on a few things! First, we’re going to be making a few changes around here over the coming months! But before we do anything we’d love to get some feedback from you! We wanna know … Continued Continue reading