Like a pathologist performing an autopsy on a victim who died of an unknown cause, artist Guy Laramee takes old books and carves out shapes that shock, surprise and amaze us. In his latest series, “Guan Yin,” the artist unearths mountains, caves, volcanoes, even water!
“Guan Yin” was triggered by the death of Laramee’s . . . → Read More: New book sculptures by Guy Laramee
Lisbon-born sculptor David Oliveira builds figurative sculptures using wire alone. Twisting and turning the material, the artist forms 3-dimensional pieces that look like gestural drawings. To create the illusion that the sculptures are floating in the air, invisible filament threads are used to hang the objects.
Oiveira told MyModernMet: “For me, to be able . . . → Read More: Scribbled wire sculptures that appear to float by David Oliveira
Blue Haze, 2012 Acrylic on linen, 42 x 36 in.
Today I am marveling at the new paintings by Barbara Takenaga now showing at the Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco. Using only circles and lines, the artist takes the viewer through a dizzying psychedelic journey. Although Takenaga’s abstractions are at first reminiscent of . . . → Read More: New paintings by Barbara Takenaga at the Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco