Julie Van Der Vaart’s “Dusk” is a shrouded piece of photographic investigation into nocturnal unreason where silver nitrate meets the dim slow hum of dull bulbs or flickering candles at best.
A short preview of Takashi Murakami’s solo exhibition “The 500 Arhats,” open at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Saturday October 31, 2015 -Sunday March 6, 2016. ©2015 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
A Dream in Green, 2015 “I would consider it a personal investigation of the self, but my self is a feminine-feminist. So it also becomes political, but I wouldn’t say I’m pandering – certainly not self consciously and even more certainly not unknowingly.” BF: Within the theatricality of your images, you seem to be hinting […]
Directed by Meredith Danluck Music by John Fraser Carpenter
Warhol by LaChapelle “They wrote about Basquiat when he was 25 that he was finished, his career was done, over, and at 27 he was dead. He didn’t know that that would pass. They told him that the paintings he and Andy did together were horrible. Now people make fortunes out of it, they never […]
And If, 1992 enamel on aluminum 52 x 36 in. (135 X 90 cm. First and foremost, Christopher Wool is a painter and when it comes to the discourse on the viability of painting, he shows us that the medium is indeed very much still alive. Excerpt from a Wright Auctions text on […]
“If you want to have sex we should do it now and kind of quick, because my boyfriend is out in the parking lot…”
“I have never thought of myself as a pop artist. However, when I was young there was a time when I was influenced by the methodologies and techniques of pop artists, such as Warhol.”
“You have to be prepared to look in the ‘low’ places in our visual culture as well as the ‘high’. You have to be a rag picker as much as a connoisseur”.
Bacon felt very strongly about phraseology. He erased words like ‘very, very’, or ‘well’, and ‘you see’, but added words like ‘accident’ and ‘artificial’.
“I was completely blind by the way. My optic nerve had been bounced off. I couldn’t see a goddamn thing. I had a huge hole in my leg, went right through here.”
“This is what we did. How did it happen? How could we?” – Dorothea Lange