Saturday, August 18, 2018

jupiter’s orbit

Now in its fourth year, the annual art fair at Portland’s Jupiter Hotel has become an affair to remember.

jimi gleason

“Being a painter in SoHo, in the late ’80s, I kept seeing these Cibachrome prints, big shiny photos. I wanted to bring some of that back into painting, to steal it back.”

gronk

As a politically engaged artist, Gronk evolves projects with context as a constant consideration, and the manner of the two artists’ original meeting became integral.

peter zokosky

Zokosky is a painter who delights in short-circuiting the accepted evolutionary order. In his canvases humans regularly divest themselves of their skins, exposing the flayed musculature beneath, whilst still maintaining classical poses.