Evocative oil paintings on jute canvas trouble the perception of figure-ground relationships.
By exploring the tensions between exterior and interior and the atemporality of life in this moment, Matheson reveals that a creative practice can not only be an antidote to anxiety, but can also invite connection during a period of extreme detachment.
The Form&Seek Design Studio focuses on newly developed processes and contemporary craft techniques that prioritize creating unique products and experiences. Featuring work from artists Irina Flore, Ákos Huber, Karen Lee, Laura Papp, and Bilge Nur Saltik, these designers bring together form, function, play and materiality within the gallery space.
A generous, dynamic, and tender collection of new sculptures, in which the past and future coalesce into a visual language that is both familiar and utterly new.
This craving to understand the very basic human drive for connection and communion is inane, like a heartbeat, like a breath, to Taylor’s work.
The paintings and sculptures on view in Young Hearts Run Free, Zirulnik’s debut exhibition at Nationale, were all made during the pandemic and the current racial justice uprising. Shifting materials and moods, from playful found object sculptures to pensive self-portraits on canvas, reveal the artist’s deep dive into her creative practice as a form of survival.
Francesca Capone, Sofía Clausse, Michelle Yi Martin, Lane Walkup
“Summer’s Eve evokes the heat and possibility inherent in a summer night—the sense of being on the cusp of something fiery.” —Anya Roberts-Toney