Posts Tagged ‘Nadiah Fellah’

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TARA DONOVAN // PACE GALLERY

by Nadiah Fellah A Closer Look The scent of Tara Donovan’s recent work precedes any sight of it as viewers enter Pace Gallery’s New York space. The distinct, woodsy scent of paper overpowers the galleries, and becomes stronger upon approaching the columnar structure of her large, Untitled sculpture, created entirely from stacked index cards. In[…]

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Angelina Gualdoni // Asya Geisberg Gallery

by Nadiah Fellah Angelina Gualdoni’s paintings are works that reward a close look. The fragmented scenes captured on her canvases are at once formally complex and materially simple, depicting images that verge on the figurative, while fading into abstraction in certain passages. Gualdoni says of her current work: “I [want] to make the physicality of[…]

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ISA GENZKEN: RETROSPECTIVE // MoMA

by Nadiah Fellah  Seen side-by-side, one would hardly guess that the colorfully accessorized mannequin sculptures and the architectural models made with mathematical precision were created by the same artist. Yet, both are prominent parts of Isa Genzken: Retrospective currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Representing distinct periods in the[…]

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BALTHUS // CATS AND GIRLS

by Nadiah Fellah Contemporary audiences are often inured to even the most provocative of imagery, the presence of which has become ubiquitous in our visual culture. However, if a twenty-first century audience still gets squeamish in front of eroticized paintings of young girls, is our discomfort anachronistic, or does the work present a new set[…]

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SCOTT REEDER // LISA COOLEY

by Nadiah Fellah Humor and irreverence mark Chicago artist Scott Reeder’s new exhibition of paintings and sculptures at Lisa Cooley in New York. In People Call Me Scott, Reeder embodies an atmosphere similar to Club Nutz, a space/program co-run by the artist and his brother Tyson Reeder. Many of the text-based works in the show[…]

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PROFILE OF THE ARITST // KERRY JAMES MARSHALL

by Nadiah Fellah Two solo shows of contemporary painter Kerry James Marshall’s work from this fall could not be more different in imagery. For the artist’s first solo show in Washington, DC, a large selection of paintings and drawings from the early 1990s through the present are being exhibited at the National Gallery of Art.[…]