Ruth Root at 356 S. Mission Rd.

Ruth Root at 356 S. Mission Rd. By Genie Davis on view through November 12th   Now through November 12th at 356 Mission, New York-based artist Ruth Root offers a vibrant mixed media exhibition that is both visually and materially textured, created on Plexiglass and fabric. The color is intense, visually imprinting itself on the…

Monique Prieto at Chimento Contemporary

Monique Prieto, Luster Chimento Contemporary  By Anna Garner Through October 28th   Abstract paintings draw viewers’ attention to the surface, gleaning content and narrative not from representation, but from the exchange between color, brushstroke, and texture. In “Luster”, Monique Prieto’s current solo exhibition at Chimento Contemporary, these essential ingredients coalesce to generate pleasing and layered…

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…