Manifestations of Pain in Gravity and 12 Years a Slave
While the two films tackle vastly different subject matter using entirely different filmmaking techniques, they are markedly related in their means of soliciting emotional responses from their audiences.
Artists in “Portraits” at the Roman Susan Gallery Created a Cohesive Universe out of Distinct Characters.
Unintentionally, they have depicted creatures that seem to come from the same place: a Blakeian universe, in places bubbling sinister on the surface, but everywhere a foundation of sincerity, conviction and even sweetness is a scratch below.
Review of ‘Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-62’ at the MCA.
Reading the canvas as a metonym for the body can’t be helped as you make your way through this exhibition. Canvases are sliced, torched, bound, shot, decayed, corroded and maimed.