Posts tagged painting
Works by the Russian set designer Boris Messerer (collected from google image searches). I featured his 1972 set of minstrel illustrations today on 50 Watts.
“WRISTER, BLISTER, PLASTER”
Foxy Production Gallery, 529 W20th St., NYC
Braunig’s geometric figures have a visual fluidity, as if their delicate skins can barely contain their bodies. Unraveling the figure in unexpected ways, her new series of oil and gouache portraits employ both Op art and baroque elements. The exhibition comprises highly patterned figures who appear interwoven with their environments, and hybrid beings whose bodies and their ornamentation seem indivisible. - thru Feb 9
I featured this artist on But Does it Float recently and hope to see these up close.
Marthe Donas - Tête cubiste (1917)
There’s criminally little available on Donas that doesn’t merely relate who she knew (Picasso, De Stijl, Section D’Or) or present the vaguest of outlines of her life. The best summary available is little more than a single sentence: ‘The Belgian painter Marthe Donas brought undulating, organic rhythm to the more crystalline conventions of Cubist still-life.’