September, 2008

Chris Johanson

Deitch Projects‘ 18 Wooster St. Gallery is currently exhibiting a new installation by artist Chris Johanson. Totalities in the title of the new show which has been described as a “contemporary living installation” that includes plants, animals, and people as well as more traditional paintings and sculpture. The artist, who is known for works that are inspired from his own life, has decided to simultaneously[.....]

Sarah Cromarty

Diamonds and Rust is a new exhibition which opened just last night in Los Angeles, as the debut solo exhibition for the artist Sarah Cromarty with Circus Gallery. The artist’s paintings reflect “new visions of the American landscape and American Dream. She brings her simmering and dreamy ideas and style to cowboys, ravers, motorcycle riders, sports cars, and Los Angeles.” The exhibition acts in part[.....]

Paul Campbell and Dominic Paul Moore

Paul Campbell and Dominic Paul Moore are currently showing recent work at the Moreau Art Galleries at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana in an exhibition entitled Profile Me. Both artists use popular virtual community sites to examine contemporary portraiture and personality. Campbell creates oil on canvas figurative portraits based on Facebook users’ self-appointed profile pictures. His energetic canvases cause the viewer to evaluate[.....]

David Shrigley

Opening next week at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art will be works by artist David Shrigley in his latest self titled exhibition. Shrigley is best known for his dead pan humor and intuitive drawings that illustrate simple yet absurd situations. The exhibition will also feature the artists object-based sculpture, which often plays with scale and have included items such as stuffed animals, doors, ladders,[.....]

Jonathan Jones

Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Paddington is currently hosting new installation works by Indigenous-Australian artist Jonathan Jones. Untitled (The Tyranny of Distance), 2008 is positioned within the main exhibition space and is composed of a series of six blue tarpaulin covered walls, each extending to over eight meters in length. Each of them radiate with light from fluorescent tubes positioned to make arrow like chevron patterns.[.....]

Noel McKenna

A new collection of works by Sydney artist Noel McKenna are currently on display at Darren Knight Gallery, Waterloo. Entitled The Weekly Bus-Rail Ticket: The Return Journey, the series depicts scenes of Sydney life, some as momentous as Anthony Mundine claiming the Middleweight Championship of the World, while others such as Kambala School Girl portray the more seemingly mundane aspects of city life. Depictions of[.....]