Ricardo Passaporte shops at Lidl, Tesco, and Ikea. He loves the ordinariness of consumerism and the casualness of the brands that surround us, which are part of our everyday life – even though we never choose them consciously. With his airbrush paintings on canvas, Passaporte reflects on the relation of art and consumerism. Rather than approaching this analytically,
Yorgos Stamkopoulos’s paintings are more than paintings. They are shadow sculptures—the remains of what was. Each work is the final trace of a thick ‘skin’ built up with casting material on canvas, over which layers of colour and paint are applied before the final dermis is peeled off, and the subtle imprint beneath is revealed.
“Good Luck, Have Fun” is French artist Clément Mancini’s premier solo show. The exhibition title is a reminder to himself to deny artistic pressures within the art world. ‘Good Luck’ helps, as Mancini wishes to maintain his laissez-faire attitude to develop artistically. Mancini thinks a certain distance from reality is necessary to create it, and
Choi&Lager Gallery have recently presented the exhibition of new works by Johnny Abrahams in Seoul. We are happy to share some photos of it with you. The exhibition will be open until October 28.
We are starting a new section of announcements of exhibitions and events from the world of art, which in our opinion are worthy of attention. Every week we will try to select the best events and authors. We are sure this guide will be useful for you. New York 1. The exhibition of
Marco Pariani (1986) is one of the most interesting figures of the new Italian art scene. For his first exhibition at Ribordy Contemporary, Pariani presents a set of paintings whose formal vocabulary derives from Abstract Expressionism, appropriating significant elements such as large scale formats, dramatic and expressive pictorial keys and gestures, as well as a contained
Graffiti-like scrawls, canvases with semi-familiar faces, and tactile, bulbous sculptures in an array of bright colours – “Stitchingthecracks” (6 September – 6 October) at Kristin Hjellegjerde London, presents an investigation, reinterpretation and recontextualization of the meaning of the everyday. While different in approach, the works of Richie Culver, Lauren Dicioccio and Pedro Matos share an
Ina Gerken Born 1987 Lives and works in Düsseldorf A gesture is a movement that functions as a means of communication. It often goes hand in hand with a verbal form of expression and thus serves to further conversation. It seems to be simply an accentuation of the spoken word, but if you take
Sean Kelly presented Asymmetrical Symmetry, an installation of newly created paintings by Landon Metz. For his inaugural exhibition with the gallery, Metz has created a new body of work in direct response to the architecture of the space. Site-responsive rather than site-specific, each canvas functions simultaneously as an independent work and a constituent component of a
Four young and promising artists, making their mark on the contemporary art scene. At the start of this new art season, PLUS-ONE Gallery brings together Jenny Brosinski, Stevie Dix, Antwan Horfee and Tom Volkaert in a group show that honours their individual practice and their professional respect for each other. What binds them is not
Galleri Cora Hillebrand have recently presented the exhibition of new works by Fredrik Åkum. We are happy to share some photos of it with you.
In COMING OFF THE WALL, the three artists, Christian August, Mike Okay and Ingo Albrecht exhibit painted works that question the identity of the artist, the work, subjects and techniques. Their shared personal and professional histories are their starting point: all three artists are from Halle, where they came of age among the graffiti scene