His electrifying Neo-Expressionist paintings delve the psychological aspects of global conflict.
Archives for May 2015
Doug Hall @ SFAI
“The Terrible Uncertainty of the Thing Described” forces us to feel the terrible power of technology, a power usually concealed behind friendly veneers.
John Meyer @ George Lawson
For Meyer, meaning accrued from the energy given off by materials he selected and by his exacting manipulation of them.
Doug Hall @ Rena Bransten
The sex appeal of architecture? Hall finds it in a juxtaposition of images. Elwyn Palmerton reports.
Richard Gilles @ Axis
Home on the range? Not quite. Gilles uses the Central Valley as a prism through which to view California’s ongoing allure for suckers and scam artists.
Rirkrit Tiravanija: “The Way Things Go” @ YBCA
A show curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija explores food — and the globalization of the food supply. Mikko Lautamo reviews.
Mildred Howard @ Richmond Art Center
A conceptualist/surrealist view of African-American history from an iconic Bay Area artist. Jeff Kelley reports.
Letters to Afar @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
With montages built from home movies, filmmaker Peter Forgács brings to life the culture of Polish Jewry from the interwar years.
Emil Lukas @ Hosfelt
Collaborating with nature and chance, Lukas injects fresh life into the term process painting.