Category: images

Guache paintings

 

Mimesis

“What if we understood mimesis not so much in terms of representation, but, as Adorno suggests in his Aesthetic Theory, literally as a form of imitation, of mimicking, of doing impressions of nature? To draw a mountain is to mimic it, and, as a form of mimicry, a magical form of becoming. Mimesis, as a magical practice, is a […]

portraits

Josh sleeping, with blue sheets

watching him sleep

    “For as long as man has painted, he (and it usually is a he) has painted his lovers. Look at any of the great works of Western art and, chances are, you will find a mistress, girlfriend, wife or prostitute centre stage.”  — Kathryn Hughes    

news papers

news papers in a window, DUMBO Brooklyn

New work from Cyprus

Making new drawings in Cyprus was a really interesting experience and an opportunity for me to reflect on my process and approach to my work. The main issue I came up against on this trip was time: there wasn’t enough of it. I had to ask myself what it means for me to show work […]

New News is Old News, Cyprus

New News is Old News went to Cyprus in collaboration with the Cyprus Community Media Center, the European-Mediterranean Arts Association, and the Rooftop Theater Group. Thank you to all the sponsors and to all the donations that made this trip a reality! Here’s a few links for images and news about the program: To view posts from participating artists and curators […]

New News is Old News, Exhibition at Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ

The first exhibition of New News is Old News opened at Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ on May 7th. Beautiful installations all around, and everyone is looking forward to the second showing of the work this July at the Williamsburg Arts and Historical Center in Brooklyn. There are more images of the NNON opening at Gallery […]

365 Days of Print, online residency, March 2011

I was one of 10 artists posting to the 365 Days of Print blog through the month of March. To view all the posts I contributed here

“blowouts,” Spills on The New York Times, #6 (detail)