Showing posts from August, 2018

Happy Birthday, Jack "King" Kirby (1917- 1994)

Happy Birthday to the great Jack Kirby born Jacob Kurtzberg on this day in 1917!

Four to See in September!

Melissa Staiger: Open the Door
Opening: September 21, 6-8 pm
Kent Place School
42 Norwood Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Sharon Butler
Opening: September 7, 6 - 9 pm
on view through October 7, 2018
56 Bogart Street
Brooklyn, NY 

Nancy Elsamanoudi: Stepping on the King
Opening: September 7, 6-9 pm
Amos Eno Gallery
56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY

Alex Paik: Stretto
Opening: September 7, 7 - 9 pm
on view through September, 22, 2018
Trestle Gallery
850 3rd Ave, Suite 411
New York, NY

Mie Yim: Sfumato at Ground Floor Gallery

From the Press Release:

Ground Floor Gallery is pleased to conclude our 5th anniversary exhibition, ” . . . in 5 Acts,” with “Sfumato,” mid-career artist Mie Yim’s first solo show in 10 years!

We are proud to have the privilege of showcasing the artist’s recent abstract paintings and drawings as the summer draws to a close and an exciting fall season looms ahead.

Based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Yim was featured in the gallery’s 2016 group exhibition, “Assembly Desired.” For her solo effort, she’ll be presenting larger-scale, sumptuous paintings created between 2017 – 2018.

The artist explains her title, “Sfumato,” in this excerpt of a letter addressed to Leonardo Da Vinci – the brilliant mind who originally created this visual device:

Dear Mr. Da Vinci,

I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for letting me use the term, “Sfumato” for my painting show.

Yes you are the master at blending colors and shapes to the softest edges, where the lines disappear. I’m not sure if you invented …

Borderwalls curated by Jamie Martinez at The Border