LaChapelle is certainly preoccupied with dramatic and even outrageous portrayals of flesh, nature, and religiosity.
The mysterious female fantasy figures are clothed in white dresses, reflecting the play of shadows and light that accentuate the transient character of the elusive scenes.
The images offer a searing critique of the emotionally empty individuals whose limitless appetites have tipped the nation into the realm of a classic Christian deadly sin, namely greed.
Any opportunity to experience the scope of Japanese contemporary art beyond plasticky kawaii imagery is a welcome one.
His art resides in a continuum of symbolic representation that ranges from the semi-abstract to the abstract mode, retaining recognizable imagery within his plastic pictorial space.
The second installment of writer Brian Fee’s 3×300 for NYAB: on shows by Jen Liu (On Stellar Rays), Christiana Soulou (Friedrich Petzel Gallery) and Paul Lee (Maccarone Gallery).
In his new serial ‘3×300′, writer Brian Fee reviews gallery events in the New York Art scene on a weekly basis. Check back at NYAB’s blog for more of Brian’s coverage.
State enthusiast group Shoe Power put together this video compressing 30+ years of skate history, using an RED camera.
Indira Cesarine makes a language of her videos; a narrative-free visual language that somehow, through only a fleeting image, evokes the strongest emotional response, a most hunted talent among those in the “branding” industry.
…these seven fantastic labyrinthine wood-and-metal hanging works, all jagged angles and impossible corners, as though they inhabit several higher dimensions.