contemporary painting

Chris Johanson (Phaidon, 2013)

“In Praise of Peaceful Art: A Chris Johanson Monograph,” originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ On the back cover of Phaidon’s new Chris Johanson monograph is a close-up of I AM CLEAR NOW (2004), a vignette featuring two reclining figures on a green expanse of urban lawn, painted with acrylic and latex painting […]

Anne-Lise Coste Between Painting and Text

Originally published in  ArtLog. ◊◊ Last Thursday the French New York-based artist Anne-Lise Coste visited toomer labzda to give a talk about m, l, e, her latest body of work on display at the young Lower East Side gallery. For the exhibition, forty-eight small and medium-sized canvases filled two walls of the gallery space […]