We ascend the stairs together, all the while my friend insisting we must be trespassing as I’m suspecting the feeling of exclusion and threat is most certainly of design and desired by the gallery- an escape room of sorts for gentrific 20-somethings seeking their soul’s calling in “the mystery” of art.
I see in your work a levity reached through naivety and then grounded in cynicism with a magician’s trick.
Alessandro Sicioldr follows in a long tradition of visionary artists. His works are directed by an informed unconscious, by the Jungian depths of communicative symbol.
Jamie Adams creates metaphysical realms of collapsed time and indeterminate gravity punctuated by acidic color and sexuality. He weaves classicism, the old masters, old Hollywood, disco, nature, and modernism into floating, lucid, beautiful dreamscapes
The two solo shows of Dina and Maya Brodsky currently at Bernarducci Meisel Gallery immediately thrill the viewer with sheer technical virtuosity.
Sans Marco is a repurposed bedroom dressed as white cube venue in the back of artist Joey Frank’s apartment. The irregularity of the space is an aside to encountering the art of Colin Oulighan, whose focused and intelligent paintings sing in this context.
According to Jungian theory, the presence of a house in dreams is an archetypal representative of a return to our first house, the womb, and the way it reveals itself to us informs our understanding of the human psyche.
“I have always inserted the male body into the realm of observed passivity, a placement that as you rightly mention is all too often reserved for the female body.”