Three exhibitions at Plush Gallery: Narong Tintamusik: Red Oblivion, Dwayne Carter: The End of Madness, and Favio Moreno: When It’s All Said. Dates: September 25 – November 13, 2021.
Part of Glasstire’s series of short videos, Five-Minute Tours
An immense new book published by @Phaidon surveys the work of more than 300 African artists from 1882 to now https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/african-artists/
We're thrilled that Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9 is now open at @ElmhurstArt! Book a tee time now: https://www.elmhurstartmuseum.org/exhibitions/par-excellence-redux-the-back-9/ ⛳️🎟
This and That: David Bates and Daniel Blagg
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In Friday's news, we take a look at Pat Perry's narrative works, the fantastically colored digital paintings by Jim Naughten, and a monumental paper installation by Zhu Jinshi. See more & subscribe: https://mailchi.mp/colossal.art/sensemaking
Caitlin Duerler Chávez reviews two exhibitions by Emily Peacock: “Lightweight” at Jonathan Hopson Gallery, and “die laughing” at Lawndale Art Center.
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12,000 sheets of wrinkled rice paper drape around a monumental installation by artist Zhu Jinshi https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/zhu-jinshi-boat/
Pat Perry's new drawings and paintings reinterpret American stories with tender absurdity. His works are on view this month at Hashimoto Contemporary https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/pat-perry-sensemaking/
On Thursday, November 11, @artandseek and the @KimbellArt Museum present “Fort Worth, Follow Me: The City’s Cultural Influencers,” a live online State of the Arts discussion.
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In his fantastical digital paintings, photographic artist Jim Naughten positions wildlife in unnaturally colorful environments. His surreal works are on view now at @GroveSquare_ https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/jim-naughten-digital-paintings/
Today's news is out with Xomatok's geometric staircases, a piñata-focused exhibition, and a look at St. Peter's Basilica in saturated color. See more: https://mailchi.mp/colossal.art/one-step-ahead
Destination Crenshaw Renderings https://lacmaonfire.blogspot.com/2021/10/destination-crenshaw-renderings.html#more
Nancy Larrew at BG Gallery https://artandcakela.com/2021/10/14/nancy-larrew-at-bg-gallery/
An exhibition of 50 piñatas at @CraftinAmerica explores the cultural significance of the festive object https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/pinata-craft-in-america/
Glasstire Top Five: Oct. 14, 2021
Glasstire counts down the top five art events in Texas.
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Thank you for this #MattShelton @BurnawayGA Especially appreciate your remarks on the character of the built environment around the @ICAVCU https://burnaway.org/magazine/ibrahim-ahmed-ica/
Huge thank you to @BurnawayGA and writer Matt Shelton for reviewing Ibrahim Ahmed's “It Will Always Come Back to You” 🙏
In this reflection on Mariah Garnett’s "The Pow’r Of Life Is Love" (2021), an opera staged for the camera recently exhibited at Commonwealth and Council in LA, Matthew Lax considers the remake in relation to queer cinema and colonialism. @LAX_INTL https://march.international/all-that-glitters/
L.A. Cultural Affairs greenlights 7 public artworks for Destination Crenshaw: Melvin Edwards, Maren Hassinger, Kehinde Wiley, Alison Saar, and more https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/13/arts/design/destination-crenshaw-black-art.html