Showing posts from November, 2018

Dasha Bazanova: Conscious Desire and Human Experience

I recently ran into sculptor/painter Dasha Bazanova as we were making the rounds at Red Hook's annual open studios event.
I first became aware of Bazanova's work in 2012 and, soon after, met this integral fixture of the thriving Brooklyn (Bushwick) art scene.
In addition to making and actively exhibiting her on work Bazanova is a great supporter of New York's art scene, curating recent exhibitions as After Life at Linden Hill Cemetery as part of 2018's Bushwick Open Studios and Ceramos 2 a group exhibition mounted this year at Space 776.

This month Bazanova opens her solo exhibition, Choices hosted by the Brooklyn College Collective.
The exhibit will be on view from November 23 - 29, 2018 with an opening reception for the artist held on November 23 at 6 PM.

Dasha Bazanova is an international mixed media artist living and working in NYC. She exhibits her work both nationally and internationally. Working in two and three dimensional art forms, she is propelled by the concepts…

Subvert City at Minus Space

Vincent Como, "The Temptation to Exist 005" (2013, Acrylic on canvas with wooden shelf, 22 x 14 x 29 inches / 56 x 36 x 74 cm) Photo courtesy of Minus Space, 2018

Françoise Gilot: The Woman Who Says No

Francoise Gilot Interview on CBS Sunday Morning, 2017

"It was a catastrophe I didn't want to avoid" Gilot on her relationship with Pablo Picasso

"In the work of all the generations of painters who were like Picasso, the figure is so huge, it’s all over the painting,” Françoise Gilot explains. “Whereas me, I have turned it the other way around. The figure is lost in a universe that is very much bigger."

Prism: The art and science of light