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…

Christine Weir at Launch LA

Christine Weir: Qualia at Launch LA By Kathy Zimmerer Through June 17th   The deep black of the cosmos echoes in Christine Weir’s mysterious drawings as silvery forms swirl around glowing circles in her “Qualia” series.  “Qualia” is a philosophical term referring to a specific feeling of subjective, conscious experience, or as the artist describes, a…