Buck Ellison | Giornale dell’Arte
Lei è laureato in letteratura tedesca. Come e quando ha iniziato a interessarsi alla fotografia e qual è stato il suo percorso formativo?Ho iniziato a smanettare con la macchina fotografica a 15 anni; da allora, spero di aver affinato un po’ le mie capacità. Studiare letteratura mi ha insegnato a fare ricerca e a costruire […]
Kohshin Finley | Cultured Magazine
Artist Kohshin Finley Is Known for His Intimate Portraits. Now, He’s Turning to Clay. Kohshin Finley’s portraiture offers a pinhole glimpse into his world. Family members and friends rendered in shadowy, stirring greyscale hold the viewer’s gaze. These monumental yet intimate close-ups of loved ones have earned Finley considerable acclaim: his work has appeared in group […]
Art21 | In the studio: Buck Ellison
Jurrell Lewis—What drew you to portraiture as a way of making? Buck Ellison—I switched from making still lifes to portraiture in my graduate thesis show at Städelschule, in Frankfurt. I showed one work, and it was a portrait of one of the students. I remember the difference in the way that portrait was received and […]
Tara Walters | Cultured Magazine
Artist Tara Walters Paints Her Psychic Visions. Then They Come True Tara Walters’s ethereal painting practice is informed by a fine blend of psychic retreats, seawater, and spiritualists. This fall, the artist will travel to London for a solo presentation at Frieze. Read the full article by Kat Herriman here.
Kelly Akashi “Heirloom” at Villa Aurora, Los Angeles – Frieze Projects
Frieze Projects: Against the Edge brings together three recent sculptures by the Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist Kelly Akashi in the historic setting of Villa Aurora. Located in the garden, salon, and courtyard of the storied residence, the trio of works speaks to many of Akashi’s sculptural and conceptual concerns—how materials encode presence and absence, flowers as a marker of […]
Kelly Akashi “Vesica Piscis” acquired by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Congratulations to Kelly Akashi whose work Vesica Piscis has been acquired by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Featuring gold rimmed flame-worked borosilicate glass sitting atop a partial marble carving of Akashi’s face, Vesica Piscis blends the geologic, the human, and the botanical, suggesting growth amid ruin.