Tag Archives: American art

joni sternbach; a contemporary brooklyn photographer looking to the past

I’m over at Modenus today discussing the awesome photography of Joni Sternbach who is represented by Rick Wester Fine Art, New York.  What’s unique about her work is that Joni shoots contemporary subjects using the craft developed by photographers back … Continue reading

New York and the experimental photography of Cynthia Karalla

Experimental contemporary photographer Cynthia Karalla shot these wonderful photos last winter in Central Park. Influenced by Eugene Atget (1857-1927) and his photos of the trees around Versailles and Saint Cloud, Karalla like Atget, pays homage to the tree and its … Continue reading

making magic from everyday objects – the art of tara donovan

I almost missed Tara Donavan’s (b. 1969) first European show at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art outside of Copenhagen, Denmark had it not been for some of my itinerant friends.  Tara, for those who don’t know, is a Brooklyn-based … Continue reading

the art of interior photography: the unparalleled eye of joshua mchugh

  Joshua McHugh is a New York-based highly acclaimed freelance photographer that specializes in interior, architecture and other art/design projects and whom I’ve known for awhile as my photographer of choice for interior design projects.  With corporate clients like Knoll … Continue reading

awesome abstract arrangements in the art of william j. o’brien

Tomorrow Saturday, February 23 2013, New York blue-chip gallerist Marianne Boesky is opening a show on the work of Chicago-based artist William J. O’Brien (b. 1975).  Titled “Wet n’Wild”the exhibition showcases the young artist’s talents in sculpture, mix-media and works … Continue reading

the legend of narcissus redux – a reminder in the art of Rachel Hovnanian

New York-based artist Rachel Hovnanian’s work really catches my eye with her beautiful “Gates of Narcissus, Motherboards”, a series of heavily textured, sculptural framed works made of thousands of tiny, metal-casted, narcissus flowers. The legend of Narcissus goes that as … Continue reading

The enchanting work of Harry Bertoia

Recently I was at the NYC20 Decorative Arts Fair in Manhattan and walked into the space of Manhattan dealers Lost City Arts whose specialty is original vintage 20th century decorative arts and the works of Italian-born, American designer/artist Harry Bertoia … Continue reading