SUBLIME: Harlem, Exhibit Review

When graffiti and street art leave the urban jungle, what do they become? The elements that define the genre—spray paint drips, high-chroma colors, calligraphic lines and tagging—have become commonplace and appropriated much like the fashion world’s adoption of punk.

Gray Magic- Madame Cézanne

For the first time Paul Cézanne’s portraits of Hortense Fiquet (including the smaller intimate domestic sketches) are brought together in a blindingly beautiful exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

“Playground” A Preview of Buket Savci’s Solo-Exhibition at Olcay Arts in Istanbul

By Jacob Hicks Buket Savci is a Brooklyn-based figurative painter.  Her first solo-show, “Playground,” is opening November 4th at Olcay Art in Istanbul, Turkey.  What follows is a formal and conceptual analysis of her work. Savci’s large-scale paintings feature breathing and fleshy figurative tumblings of intimacy, tension, and play.  These pieces are photo-realistic psychologies; one…

Review of Voyeur at Lyons Wier Gallery

Curated by Dina Brodsky Lyons Wier Gallery 542 W 24th St, New York, New York 10011 Reviewed by: Jacob Hicks and Angela Gram  Observation for Entertainment, or the Pleasure of Looking Curator Dina Brodsky has brought together an immense amount of technical painting prowess for this show about intentioned, pleasured looking.  The result is the…