Art

The Encaustics and Prints of Ethan Lauesen

In a set of encaustics and prints, artist Ethan Lauesen explores the perceptions of gender and LGBTQIA+ identity in regions…

The Oil Paintings (and ‘Self-Portraits’) of Baldur Helgason

Baldur Helgason‘s animation-inspired oil paintings actually function as a “self-portrait,” as the artist has created an avatar of himself that…

David Ambarzumjan’s Paintings Traverse Time

David Ambarzumjan‘s large strokes across scenes reveal either what once existed or what will come to pass in landscapes through…

The Gouache Paintings of Michael Dandley

In Michael Dandley‘s gouache scenes render astral–and sometimes, cataclysmic–phenomenons happening both on Earth and far beyond. Also characteristic of his…

The Recent Illustrations of Elif Varol Ergen

In the recent illustrations of Elif Varol Ergen, the artist dives further into the mystical with her feminine heroes and…

Mythologies Collide in Peter Palfi’s ‘Looney Tombs’ Series

In Peter Palfi‘s “Looney Tombs” series, the mythologies of Ancient Egyptian gods and 20th-century animation synthesize with artifacts faithful to…

Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s Mixed-Media Portraits Appear in ‘Always Felt, Rarely Seen’

Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s affecting mixed-media portraits recently returned in the show “Always Felt, Rarely Seen” at Almine Rech in Brussels.…

The ‘Model Kit’ Sculptures of Michael Johansson

Michael Johansson‘s massive sculptures simulate the runners, sprues, and parts that comprise model kits through injection molding. The artist’s public…