January, 2011

Linnea Glatt: With In

The work in this exhibition at Barry Whistler Gallery by Linnea Glatt is methodical, precise and quietly moving. While the works are often visually minimal, using only black and white, circles, lines and dots, they have a presence based on the accretion of their labor. Labor used to be a word that could be tied to abstraction. It was in the early twentieth century when[…..]

From the DS Archives: John Mann

This Sunday from the DS Archives, reacquaint yourself with Florida based artist, John Mann.  Two of Mann’s exhibitions, both up through January are:  Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art at the Katonah Museum of Art and Constructed Territory at Wright State University in Ohio. This article was originally written by Allison Gibson on January 12, 2010. Currently on view at PDX Contemporary Art in Portland,[…..]

Super Symmetry: Painting the Particle Accelerator

The twentieth century has provided a plethora of methods to communicate quickly to the masses, and it is becoming increasingly rare to find anyone taking the time to write a handwritten letter, much less create a large-scale public mural to share ideas with the public. However, for almost all of human history, wall paintings have served as one of the most effective ways to chronicle[…..]

God’s Eye View

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Clicking through TIME Magazine’s “Most Unforgettable Images” of 2010 feels a bit like watching a missionary slideshow at an Evangelical tent meeting. There are helpless bodies,  flames, sweeping gestures and unsettling blue skies, all tied together in concentric compositions. What’s more, each image seems certain its viewers will  intuitively understand why and[…..]

Disturbing Currents

Electricity is a strange and powerful thing. An invisible force that poses a deadly threat, we are taught to fear it at an early age. However, we have come to rely unconditionally upon it as well – in failure, as in a blackout, absolute panic and chaos ensues. And let us not forget that electric potential is the fundamental basis of all cellular life –[…..]

A Thousand Several

Today’s article is from our friends at Art Practical, where Christine Kesler discusses the new work from the arts book A Thousand Several by Emily McVarish recently on view at 871 Fine Arts Gallery and Book Store in San Francisco. I recently had drinks with a friend who’d just relocated from the Bay Area to New York City. We discussed the phenomena of connection and[…..]

Fan Mail: Michal Sosinski

DailyServing.com selects two notable artists each month from the submissions we receive to be featured in our series, Fan Mail. For a chance to have your work appear below, with an article written by one of the DailyServing contributors, please submit a link to your website to info@dailyserving.com, subject: Fan Mail. You could be the next artist in the series! (We will try to contact chosen artists prior to[…..]