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Richard Smith: Kite Paintings @ Flowers Gallery

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Mask, 1983, acrylic on canvas

Inside Knowledge, 1981, acrylic on canvas

Thin Painting, 1980, acrylic on canvas

Blue Side, 1975, pastel and acrylic on paper


Major Battle, 1984, acrylic on canvas


Sealed With a Kiss, 1980, acrylic on canvas


Diary, 1975, screenprint on seven sheets w/punched hole additions, string and pole


Window II, 1978, acrylic on canvas



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*all images © Flowers Gallery / Richard Smith

Brenda Goodman: Selected Work 1961 - 2015 @ The College for Creative Studies

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Occo Socko! @ Stout Projects

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Installation view of Occo Socko! showing work by (l to r) Paul Behnke, Matthew Neil Gehring and sculptor, Rebecca Murtaugh (foreground).





 Matthew Neil Gehring


Rebecca Murtaugh


Paul Behnke


 Paul Behnke and Rebecca Murtaugh










A Diptych by Matthew Neil Gehring: Electrolytes, 2015


Matthew Neil Gehring


Infernal Blue Boy, 2015 by Paul Behnke


 Rebecca Murtaugh's Aperture: Tempo Teal and Gladiolus, 2015










Occo Socko!
with work by Rebecca Murtaugh, Matthew Neil Gehring and Paul Behnke
On view through November 13, 2015
Stout Projects
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All photos courtesy of Stout Projects © 2015-2016

Nick Miller @ Wexford County Council

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Nick Miller, From Cogan's Shed, 2004, oil on linen, 183 x 214 cm.


From the Press Release:
The Arts Department of Wexford County Council in partnership with Wexford Arts Centre are delighted to host an exhibition of work by renowned and celebrated Irish based painter Nick Miller. The exhibition in the County Buildings will present a selection of Miller’s larger scale landscape works from 2004 to 2013 from both the acclaimed Truckscapes and Yard series, including a number of works not seen in Ireland before.
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In Process: Frame by Karl Bielik

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Bielik's studio in east London with Frame in its final state.


London based painter, Karl Bielik, joins us for a second time to give a look at the development of one of his large scale compositions.  Here he documents twenty two stages in the evolution of this complicated, gestural piece in which myriad toned down grays and high contrast blacks and whites depict a somber but erratic field of mark and form. As usual with Bielik's work, in its finished state, Frame leaves the viewer confronted by a complex and brutal elegance.
Frame was recently included in The B&W Project Publication and another piece (Night) was featured in the physical exhibition at the Sluice Art Fair 16-18th October at The Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, London, curated by Yifat Gat. The book, organized by Yifat Gat and designed by Studio Vincent Verdeille, can be ordered in hardcover and softcover editions here.
Bielik's work has also been seen recently in: Abstract Strategies, curated by Jan Holthoff, in Ro…

Matthew Wong @ the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

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Studio Visit w/ Debra Drexler

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Debra Drexler is an abstract painter based simultaneously in Brooklyn and Hawaii.
She holds the position of Professor of Drawing and Painting at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.

Her latest co-curatorial outing, New New York: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century, is currently on view at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa through December 4th.

Drexler's next solo effort, River's Edge, goes on view at the Van Der Plas Gallery, located on the Lower East Side, from October 23 - November 15.


From the Press Rlease:

Debra Drexler maintains studios in both New York and Oahu, and her work is informed by her unique bi-coastal experience. In her luminous, large-scale abstract paintings, she brings the transcendent experience of the Hawaiian landscape to a New York audience. Her juxtaposition of high chroma blues, violets, yellows and pinks create a spatial opening, leading the viewer to a poesis of expansive experience. Through her New York based studio and curatori…