|Green Wave, Surfer's Dream, 2008, oil on canvas, 14 7/8 x 9 inches|
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Jered Sprecher is currently showing at the Times Club at Prairie Lights bookstore in Iowa City. Here's two of his newest works from his show there, Fraktur. Also, watch for his solo show this spring at Jeff Bailey Gallery in NYC.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
|Untitled (Blue Painting Light to Dark VI), 2006, oil on linen, 86 x 47 inches|
|Untitled (Blue Face Grotjahn), 2005, oil on linen, 61 x 49 inches|
|Untitled (Vertical Almond Face 41.04), 2010, oil on cardboard mounted on linen, |
108 1/8 x 73 1/4 inches
by Michael Rutherford
"Sometimes a game is played so well that it’s taken to an artistic level and sometimes art is gamed so well that it’s taken to another place altogether. Mark Grotjahn is one of the art world’s best gamers. Known for his paintings that combine a heavy dose of materiality with visual resonance, his whole body of work actually stretches along a continuum from highly formal, to a very funky brand of informality. This continuum, this space he’s made for himself, is actually an extension of a conceptual game—a game of an artistic sort"...
For the full article, see our companion site: THE down Play
and... Postmodern Toaster
A major survey of the work of Mark Grotjahn begins at the Aspen Museum on February 17th, through April 29th: aspenartmuseum.org