A Tribute to Hollis Frampton
JONAS MEKAS has often been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema."
Harold Cousins: Forms of Empty SpaceBy Elizabeth Buhe
MARCH 2023 | ArtSeen
Nearly fifty worksmetal sculptures, unique pieces of jewelry, and works on paperat Michael Rosenfeld Gallery amount to a mini retrospective of American sculptor Harold Cousinss work. Collectively they show the sweep of a career open to brave experimentation and Cousinss searching eye for the power of simple forms found in surrounding culture.
Sam Gilliam: Full CircleBy Maddie Klett
SEPT 2022 | ArtSeen
The late abstractionist Sam Gilliams obsession with painting is well documented in the artists 2019 interview with Tom McGlynn in the pages of the Brooklyn Rail. Gillaim spoke about how he was both influenced by, and positioned himself in relation to, his contemporary Color Field painters Thomas Downing and Kenneth Noland. He also cites the draping studies by Albrecht Dürer and the improvisational jazz compositions of John Coltrane and Miles Davis as formative to his art making. In the 1960s he recalls beginning to stain canvases and applying acrylic paints before crumpling them upwetand re-stretching.
A Tribute to Peter Lamborn Wilson
OCT 2022 | In Memoriam
There were two Peter Wilsons, the public and the private. He was very much like William Burroughs in this regard. The public image was something of a Holy Monster, while the private individual was warm, humble, and wholly dedicated to his vocation as writer.
A Tribute to Lance De Los Reyes
JUNE 2022 | In Memoriam
Lance was a Renaissance Guy: an Athlete, A Sculptor, A Painter, a Dancer, an Actor, a Poet, a Protector, a Prankster, and about ten other things that don’t have names. Poet tops this list. Words were his swords.