Another fitting example here is that of Hercules Segers, disregarded and yet a great artist…His observation was unwavering and effective, particularly in his design of landscapes and compositions Read More
I don’t mistrust reality, of which I know next to nothing, I mistrust the picture of reality conveyed to us by our senses…My own relationship to reality… Read More Read MoreOne lucky player of five will take all in this high-stakes art wager, a conceptual book conceived by artist Melissa Brown and Corina Reynolds of Small Editions. They describe it as “a performance about acquisitions, permanent collections, fake collections, new collectors and randomness,” Abraham Cruzvillegas is a sculptor best known for his vast, improvised installations, called autoconstrucciónes, made of objects salvaged from urban life—rebar, distressed wood, old bicycles, discarded clothing, rusted shopping carts, found paper Read More Read MoreThe artist Thorsten Dennerline has a particular vision and vocabulary—visceral, dreamy and intentionally open-ended. “I try to deal with unexpected, grotesque and/or poetic subjects,” he explains. Read MoreIn Tara Donovan’s magical sculptures and installations, commonplace things—pins, buttons, toothpicks,—are transformed into mysterious monuments through the simple expedient of massive numbers Read MoreLeonardo Drew’s massive bas-reliefs and installations are raw, abstracted, pseudo-geometric objects that envelop the viewer in an entropic world devoid of signifiers or content. They appear to be made of found objects For over 20 years, Tom Huck (a.k.a. Tom Hück) has been “hitting people over the head” with X-rated sociopolitical commentary that combines brash content, technical virtuosity and layered references to the history of prints Read More As a painter, David Huffman is known for mixing nostalgic sci-fi motifs (astronauts, UFOs, rocket ships) with everyday bits of racially inflected American life (brown faces beneath the space helmets, churches, police cars flashing their lights) Read More
Isabella Kendrick is the Managing Editor of Art in Print. She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.