Studio Visit: Dion Johnson, The Curvature of Light…

Studio Visit: Dion Johnson, The Curvature of Light… By Gary Brewer   “Polyphonic painting is superior to music in that there, the time element becomes a spatial element. The notion of simultaneity stands out even more richly” Paul Klee, Polyphonic Painting   “…I see my soul reflected in nature, As I see through a mist,…

Studio Visit: Sarah Awad, A Dialogue with History…

Studio Visit: Sarah Awad, A Dialogue with History… By Gary Brewer   “You have to know how to use the accident, how to recognize it, how to control it, and ways to eliminate it so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once.” “Every canvas is a journey all its own.” Helen…

Studio Visit: Paul Paiement, Synthetic Hybrid Spirituality

Studio Visit: Paul Paiement, Synthetic Hybrid Spirituality By Gary Brewer   “Through the process of coevolution human ideas find there way into natural facts: the contours of a tulip’s petals say, or the precise tang of a lonagold apple…the offspring of the ancient marriage of plants and people are far stranger and more marvelous than…

Constance Mallinson at Jason Vass

Constance Mallinson Unmade Jason Vass By Jody Zellen Through July 22nd     Constance Mallinson is a collector and she has amassed a huge archive of discarded materials— fragments and detritus that has been lost, left behind and forgotten. To collect, Mallinson walks. She keeps her eyes down as she roams the streets, alleys, pathways…

Art, Architecture, and Collage at George Billis Gallery

Art, Architecture, and Collage at George Billis Gallery By Genie Davis   Just closed at George Billis Gallery, two solo shows; Michael Cutlip’s first with the gallery, Transition; and Danny Heller’s fifth, Modern Leisure. Heller’s exhibition showcases the artist’s highly realistic oil paintings, images which focus on Mid-Century Modern residential architecture. But each of his works carries…