The apocalypse is coming! At least it is in JIM SHAW’s feverishly epic artwork, which freely intermixes mythic creatures and pop culture superheroes, the strange and the banal, the personal, the political, and the prophetic.
The combined sense of wholeness and the fragmentary is-for an artist influenced early on by conceptualism and later by Buddhism-part of the enduring framework for Holt’s work, and her legacy to the artists who follow her.
Shifting between pure abstraction and implied imagery, painter Frank Lobdell has spent nearly seven decades developing his own unique syntax. Now, still working in California, at 86 years old, he continues on his path toward a universal language of vision.