"Whereas Picasso’s painting was a powerful form of artistic protest and lamentation condemning atrocities committed in the Basque region by the military dictator Francisco Franco, SilverHaus’s collection of images offer an equally powerful statement against the use of chemical weapons and drones extensively seen in recent conflicts in the Middle East, particularly Syria and Yemen."
"Each work in the show touches upon the idea of nurture, visualizing approaches to reciprocal processes of caring for self and others. In a range of media, these cultural producers thoughtfully prompt viewers to consider the formative nurturing experiences and forces that have had an impact on their own development and construction of identity."
"In response to an increasingly divided and distressed population, the artists in Heal offer powerful commentaries on individual and collective healing, be it in the bodily, environmental, or spiritual sense."
"With this robust schedule of cultural programming slated for the first week of May, NYA Art Center will be an important meeting point for creative practitioners, buyers, critics, and art admirers during one of New York’s most important weeks for the exhibition and sale of contemporary art."
"Through abbreviated strokes, Myers conveys a sense of energy and movement that animates the figures while concurrently encouraging devotees to move from one station to the next in order to follow the narrative action."
"The work’s subject matter gains greater potency since the dominant artistic material is integral to the manufacture of chemical agents used to exterminate living organisms and numb or eliminate human pain."
"In keeping with these traditions, Equinox presents a set of multimedia artists exploring concepts and themes related to renewal, rebirth, and regeneration all while calling attention to art’s capacity to serve as a restorative, rejuvenating force in the wake of life’s many cycles."
After eight years on the gallery scene along Pacific Coast Highway, Shane Townley is looking forward to a nice, relaxing vacation i...