Artist Geoffrey Chadsey is exhibiting four new large-scale drawings titled Jam: New Work on Paper with the James Harris Gallery in Seattle. The NYC based artist creates narrative drawings with watercolor pencil that are both seductively executed and repulsively absurd. The artist states “either I am gaying up straight images, or I am straightening gay ones.” Chadsey received his MFA in photography and drawing from[.....]
Bristol born L.A. based artist Nick Lowe creates obsessive drawings that are dense with information covering almost every square inch of the surface. The image above is titled “Microphone Fiend” and is drawn with pencil on 13 1/2″ x 18 1/4″ paper. Lowe received a BFA from the University of California in 2002, and has had solo exhibitions at Black Dragon Society in L.A., and[.....]
The photography of English artist Idris Khan often uses architectural structures exposed in layers that fracture a concrete definition of time and space. Khan’s work is exhibited both by the Saatchi Gallery and Victoria-Miro Gallery in London. You can also read a brief article about Khan and his photographic contemporaries at findarticles.com
This month at the Black Market Gallery in L.A. artist Tiffany Bozic exhibits new works on canvas and paper, and a mixed media installation. Bozic’s paintings utilize images from nature that reference fairytales and the artist’s own mythology. LA Times reviewed the exhibit, and in 2005 the artist was featured in and illustrated the cover for Flaunt Magazine.
Tattooed Portraits are a recent series of paintings by Shawn Barber. Each portrait is of a fellow artist and their tattoos. Barber currently lives and works in San Francisco and teaches at California College of Art, and the Academy of Art University. Tattooed Portraits will be published as an art book with 9mm Books, and will be exhibited for the first time at the Shooting[.....]
Pepe Mar is an artist living and working in Miami, FL who creates hybrid collaged creatures in 3D. Mar is represented by the David Castillo Gallery and has exhibited at Locust Projects in Miami. You can read a review of Mar’s August exhibition with Freight + Volume in NYC in the NY Times interview with Ken Johnson.
Loretta Lux is a German photographer who creates her compositions using a combination of photography, painting and digital manipulation. Lux was trained as a painter at the Munich Academy, and in 2005 received the Infinity Award for Art from the International Center of Photography. This May she exhibited with Yossi Milo Gallery in NYC, and continues to be exhibited extensively abroad.