Sunday, August 18, 2019

George Rodriguez

“There is a higher consciousness about clay in Asia than in the US, it is everywhere. It is a connection point without the lower status.”

c. bernardi

When it comes to integrating art and human rights, Berkeley-based printmaker/installation artist Claudia Bernardi has few peers.

nguyen-duy

Pipo Nguyen-duy’s large-scale color photographs of solitary figures adrift in lush, sometimes ravaged landscapes evoke our post-9/11 anxieties without any overt images of the Twin Towers or other icons from that tragic day.

Kirsten Everberg

The drips and pools of paint overlay and coalesce with one another to create images that are at once abstract and representational.

rex ray

If “he who dies with the best resume” is true, then Rex Ray has already won, and he’s only 51.

ann gale

Aficionados of portraiture tend to divide the genre into opposing camps, of Romanticism versus Naturalism.

marion lane

Lane takes world events quite personally, and she was finishing paintings during the run-up to what looked like US military action in Syria.

kimberly brooks

The paintings in “Technicolor Summer,” Kimberly Brooks’ latest solo show at Taylor de Cordoba, are shot through with vibrant bolts of color: jade, ultramarine and magenta course through the highlights and support the shadows in these paintings that feel like pages from a family album.

meridel rubenstein

“There are three things that have to be present for me to start a project-the body, war, and nature.”

thomas pathé

Thomas Pathé’s paintings strike an electric balance between the technological and the sublime.

Kate Bonner

Artist Kate Bonner is drawn to distance, to expressing herself in works that create layers of separation between the viewer and the images and objects she employs.

sherry karver

Oakland artist Sherry Karver creates work that deals “with a multitude of issues concerning each of us today..."

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