Tag Archives | Brooklyn art

View Inside: Erika Ranee

by on July 2nd 2016


  I’d been looking forward to visiting Erika Ranee’s Bushwick studio for quite a while before finally doing so a few days ago, just a couple weeks after the closing of her solo show at LMAKgallery, Gasoline Rainbows. Erika showed me a few older pieces and some transitional work before we started discussing a number [READ ►]

View Inside: Karen Marston

by on May 11th 2016


  Last week I visited Karen Marston in her studio to get a preview of some of the works that will be in her forthcoming solo show, Demeter’s Wrath. It opens on May 20th at Owen James Gallery in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. While Karen and I looked around at her most recent paintings, we chatted about [READ ►]

View Inside: NARS Foundation

by on May 1st 2016

All photographs by Paul D'Agostino.

  On the fourth floor of a fortunately yet-industrial, local-beacon-like outcropping on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 46th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is the NARS Foundation, an arts organization and residency program. During my recent round of studio visits there as a guest critic, I met with Gunilla Daga, from Sweden; Julie Trudel, [READ ►]

View Inside: Katherine Jackson

by on April 9th 2016


  I visited Katherine Jackson in her Williamsburg studio yesterday to get a closer, more comprehensive look at her multifariously formal artworks in light and glass that are abundantly luminous on levels literal and metaphorical alike. While looking at, into and discussing a dozen or so of those pieces—some of which feature incised drawings or [READ ►]

View Inside: Rosalind Tallmadge

by on February 27th 2016

All photographs by Paul D'Agostino.

  I visited Rosalind Tallmadge in her studio, currently located in Ridgewood, just days before she’d be packing up and shipping off a suite of new paintings to Detroit, Michigan, for her forthcoming solo show, Nocturnes, at David Klein Gallery. Rosalind had ten or so recent works to show me—abstract interventions on stretched silk or [READ ►]

View Inside: Brett Wallace

by on February 27th 2016


  A couple days ago I visited Brett Wallace in his East Williamsburg studio situated in a recently converted minor factory of sorts down the block from ex-3rd Ward. The door to Brett’s chunk of space within this structure is the last on the right down a long hallway of one studio door after another, [READ ►]

View Inside: Rico Gatson

by on February 21st 2016


  I recently had the pleasure of visiting Rico Gatson’s Bushwick studio as he prepares works for his forthcoming solo show at Samsøn Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts. It will open this June. While looking and at and making installation-related associations among the artist’s boldly marked, abundantly bright, curiously meta-dimensional, and politically suggestive yet not overtly [READ ►]

View Inside: Lawrence Swan

by on January 6th 2016


  I recently visited Lawrence Swan’s studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to talk about and select pieces for Of Plectics, Swan’s forthcoming solo exhibition at Centotto Gallery, slated to open later this month. While discussing works and their conceptual and material geneses, we talked about halved squares, split mandalas, cursive pictograms, pictorial fluidities, implied symmetries, plans interrupted, [READ ►]