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Oils On Linen For Natalya Hughes!

Natalya Hughes‘ current series of works feel subtractive — as though she is actively painting out important portions of existing paintings as opposed to building off of nothing. Hughes always manages to capture a good sense of abstract shape through the use of negative space, and the images below seem to utilize prints of figures...Read...
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Distance, Levitation, Interbeing… Tom Gallo.

There’s a lot of geometrical artwork floating around these days. A lot of it is shrouded in collaged backdrops and fancy borders, but Tom Gallo needs only lovely textures — largely of the wood grain variety — and shapes surrounded by negative space to create some really interesting works. These pieces aren’t overly busy, but...Read...
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Sharon Van Etten – Take Away Show #109

Today, we just hosted a stream of Mogwai’s film Burning, created by the fine folks at La Blogotheque. This is just another brand new Take Away Show — #109, if you haven’t gathered — featuring a performance by Sharon Van Etten. It’s a minimal video and interview combo featuring close-up shots capturing the purity of...Read...
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Ben Weiner: Material And Illusion

Enveloping oil paintings and stop-motion videos constitute the bulk of Ben Weiner’s current solo show at Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles. Entitled Material And Illusion, the show is only running through July 3rd, 2010, so please catch this minimalistic, abstract breath of fresh air while you still can. (Note of interest: rather than writing...Read...
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Lynne Wood @ Greg Kucera Gallery.

These graphite works by Lynne Wood are a little more than meets the eye. On the surface, they seem like nothing more randomly-oriented lines on paper, but when seen in respective to one another, it soon becomes obvious that each piece is carefully measured and actually has underlying concepts governing its creation. All of the...Read...
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Storm Tharp @ PDX Contemporary.

Drive-by post using Storm Tharp‘s own words to describe his art best: “According to Roman Mythology, the Pillars of Hercules were built by Hercules near the Straits of Gibraltar. The pillars are, in fact, two peaks rising from the sea at the edge of the Mediterranean (the edge of the known world), where Hercules engraved...Read...
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