Michael De Brito

Posted by Fabio 17 May 2011

In a world awash with conceptual art and abstraction, Michael De Brito’s paintings stand out as a modern take on the bravura of figurative masters of the Twentieth and Twenty-first centuries. He esteems tradition as a guiding force that gives life and meaning to contemporary work.

www.michaeldebrito.com

Tracey Emin: Love is What You Want

Posted by Fabio 16 May 2011

This summer the Hayward Gallery presents TRACEY EMIN: LOVE IS WHAT YOU WANT, the first major survey in London of the work of one of the UK’s most renowned and celebrated artists. Occupying both floors and two outdoor sculpture terraces, the exhibition features key works from all periods of the artist’s career including seldom-seen early works and more recent large-scale installations as well as a new series of outdoor sculptures created especially for the Hayward. read more

Victor Castillo

Posted by Fabio 15 May 2011

Victor Castillo is a Chilean painter currently residing in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Santiago in 1973, the year of Chile’s military coup. He began drawing obsessively at the age of five, inspired by the animations he saw on television, science fiction movies, and the illustrations on his family’s record covers such as Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”. read more

Eugene Andolsek

Posted by Fabio 15 May 2011

For fifty years Eugene Andolsek had a secret life creating drawings with vibrant colors and linear complexity in his free time. Working at his kitchen table on graph paper with compass and straight edge he laid out black lines and geometries filling in spaces with colored inks mixed with eye droppers to achieve dazzling compositions. read more

Desiree Dolron

Posted by Fabio 15 May 2011

Desire Dolron’s aesthetic is intricately linked to the Flemish school of primitive portrait painters such as Petrus Christus, Rogier van der Weyden and the interior Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershoi. Dolron does not try to emulate their work but rather adapts the aesthetic to her 21st century vision, which is as complex in construction as the paintings themselves.
www.desireedolron.com

Travess Smalley

Posted by Fabio 14 May 2011

Artist Travess Smalley holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and is based in New York.

www.travesssmalley.com

Steve Galloway

Posted by Fabio 13 May 2011

Set somewhere on the outskirts of our recognizable galaxy, the universe of painter Steve Galloway is scattered over numberless chunks of swampland where grotesque events transpire in bizarre, bucolic tropics that William Henry Hudson might have imagined in a paranoid, material dream.

www.rosegallery.net

Phillip Warnell

Posted by Fabio 13 May 2011

Phillip Warnell is an artist and filmmaker based in London. Over almost two decades he has used the body as a site of exploration producing a series of works positioned between film, performance, the visual, and the sonic. Warnell has collaborated widely with a range of contributors: both individuals and organisations, shaping works intuitively, traversing disciplines and exploring the circumstances of co-production.
www.phillipwarnell.com