Leah Poller: Mirrors of the Soul @ Knox Gallery Video Review by Jeffrey Wiener Harlem-based Sculptor Leah Poller has a wonderful collection of figurative works on exhibit at the Knox Gallery in Harlem, up until November 9th. Poller’s figurative works are synonymous with portraiture, and whether drawn from Life or from her own mind, her […]
TheGreatNude presented Sketch Sessions to the public at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, held at the Jacob Javits Center, Oct. 19, 20 and 21, 2012. This video gives an overview to the fair and the figurative artists exhibiting there.TheGreatNude presented Sketch Sessions to the public at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, held at the Jacob […]
Rodin created some of the most memorable and iconic nudes of the 19th century. Recently, Jill Newhouse Gallery presented for sale a marvelous small collection of drawings and small sculptures from this French master. Join us for an intimate tour of these Rodin masterpieces with Gallery owner Jill Newhouse.
The Rye Arts Center, Rye New York Curated by Bob Clyatt Early this summer, right outside the boundaries of “The City” with all it’s contemporary galleries, at the Rye Arts Center in Rye, New York, a collection of high-quality artworks curated by sculptor Bob Clyatt was presented to the world. Beyond Rodin: New Directions in […]
The Women of the Sylvia Sleigh Collection @ Rowan University Rowan University Art Gallery August 29–October 1, 2011 With a hurricane and floodwaters slashing the State of New Jersey, it’s good to see a flood of a different and most enjoyable kind lining the gallery walls of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Currently the university […]
Art Students League: Drawing Lessons The Art Students League has always had a special place in my heart. It is a drawer’s paradise. Since its creation in 1875, the Art Students League’s faculty and students have been contributors to the New York art scene. While this wonderful exhibition we saw last October is now in […]
Lucien Freud At The Metropolitan Museum of Art With the passing of Lucian Freud on July 20th, 2011 at the age of 89, a chapter in the figurative arts was closed. To honor his achievements, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is hosting a small but spectacular exhibit of 17 paintings, along […]
Cesar Santos; Syncretism Eleanor Ettinger Gallery October, 2011 For the Artist, working with the visual pun can be a risky venture. In the masterful hands of Cesar Santos, the appropriation of iconographic images from art history goes far beyond the initial pun and makes for a feast of color and composition. Santos has adopted the […]