The Intuitionists

BY STEFFANI JEMISON, HEATHER HART, AND JINA VALENTINE, ORGANIZED BY LISA SIGAL July 11 – August 24, 2014 RECEPTION: Thursday, July 10, 6 – 8pm THE DRAWING CENTER 35 Wooster Street SoHo, New York 10013 The Drawing Center will present The Intuitionists, a collaborative project curated by artists Steffani Jemison, Heather Hart, and Jina Valentine, and organized by Lisa Sigal, Open Sessions Curator. Inspired by Colson Whitehead’s 1999 novel The Intuitionist—a work of speculative fiction that explores the relationship between progress, technology, and difference—the exhibition considers how the collection, the database, and the aggregate serve as complementary models for the organization of information and objects …

Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation

GROUP EXHIBITION Through August 31, 2014 JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER 608 New York Ave. Sheboygan, WI 53081 ARTS/INDUSTRY: COLLABORATION AND REVELATION is the first-ever retrospective exhibition of the Arts Center’s world-renowned Arts/Industry residency program. This sweeping exhibition surveys more than 350 works of art created by artists using the materials and processes of plumbingware manufacturer Kohler Co. Installed throughout twelve of the Arts Center’s galleries, the exhibition is curated by Arts/Industry’s founder, Director Ruth DeYoung Kohler, and draws primarily from the permanent collections of the Arts Center and Kohler Co. Bust of an American Man (Early 21st Century), 2011-13, plaster.   …

Fixation

BY SERGIO GOMEZ AND DIDI MENENDEZ April 18 – May 11, 2014 RECEPTION: Friday, April 18, 7pm – 10pm ZHOU B ART CENTER 1029 W. 35th St. Chicago, IL 60609 Fixation is a group exhibition and a publication of art and poetry focused on the physical or psychological preoccupation or obsession over an object or subject. The exhibition is curated by Sergio Gomez of Chicago’s Zhou B Art Center and Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists Magazine. Order exhibition catalog on Amazon.

Interview with MODA Magazine

BY BRONTE MANSFIELD MODA Magazine and I recently sat down for an interview. Read below or view original post. THE GALLERINA: SIGNIFICANT OTHER-INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST PATRICK EARL HAMMIE Currently on view at the Porter Butts Gallery in the Memorial Union is an exhibition titled “Significant Other” by Patrick Earl Hammie.  Hammie’s large oil paintings of a couple have an impressive presence in the gallery.  The couple, whose nude bodies interact in striking, thought-provoking compositions, are initially a shock to the system of any twenty-something raised in our still-Puritanical culture; we are, even now, not accustomed to viewing the naked human body, and …

Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation

GROUP EXHIBITION RECEPTION: Friday, March 22, 6pm – 9pm. Click here for details or to purchase tickets. JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER 608 New York Ave. Sheboygan, WI 53081   ARTS/INDUSTRY: COLLABORATION AND REVELATION is the first-ever retrospective exhibition of the Arts Center’s world-renowned Arts/Industry residency program. This sweeping exhibition surveys more than 350 works of art created by artists using the materials and processes of plumbingware manufacturer Kohler Co. Installed throughout twelve of the Arts Center’s galleries, the exhibition is curated by Arts/Industry’s founder, Director Ruth DeYoung Kohler, and draws primarily from the permanent collections of the Arts Center …

Interview with Combustus Magazine

BY DEANNA ELAINE PIOWATY Combustus Magazine and I recently sat down for an interview. Read below or view original post. IS THE IMPENETRABLE BLACK MALE A MODERN HEROIC MYTH? CONVERSATION WITH CHICAGO FIGURATIVE PAINTER PATRICK EARL HAMMIE Patrick Earl Hammie’s paintings are immediate, courageous, authentic. From his interracial couples posed in a re-envisioned dance of intimacy, to his unidealized portraits of the Black male nude caught in moments of vulnerability, Patrick Earl Hammie challenges, subtly and sometimes not so subtly, what we think we know and what we have come to expect. And yet, there is also that feeling of recognition. Because who Hammie is ultimately …

Twelve Artists Under 35 Years to Follow – Line & Stylish Art Magazine

BY EDUARDO SILVIA Published by Line & Stylish Art Magazine, a monthly publication, exclusively edited in digital format and distributed free to its subscribers.   Fellow artists featured include: Alexey Chizhov Benjamin Garcia Chrissy Angliker Daniel Ochoa Eric Pedersen Federico Infante Hayv Kahram Jason Bard Yarmosky Julien Spianti Kamalky Laureano Lionel Smit