They created the first wave of Funk, and their impact, more than 50 years hence, remains far out of proportion to their size and means.
Archives for October 2013
Monica Lundy @ Toomey Tourell
Her neo expressionist-influenced paintings of prostitutes deliver a just-the-facts approach in a realm where facts are scarce.
Jane Rosen @ Seager Gray
Rosen and Hollingsworth use the alchemy of glass casting to evoke things beyond what meets the eye.
Proximities 2 @ Asian Art Museum
Seven Bay Area artists examine Asia, with a focus on family, legacy and shared experiences. Sarah Hotchkiss reports.
Michael Stevens & Suzanne Adan @ JAYJAY
Stevens builds a Howdy Doody-meets-Hitchcock universe. Adan creates psychological puzzles out of cartoon characters and Surrealist iconography.
Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art @ Bedford Gallery
Artists from across the U.S. comment on the environment, urban and suburban myths, design and consumption.
David Maisel @ Haines
His images of toxic mining sites reflect the grimmest aspects of human culture – beautifully and with magisterial pictorial strength.