Recent Work (and a Limited Edition Sculpture) by artist Johan Barrios

Recent Work (and a Limited Edition Sculpture) by artist Johan Barrios
Sostenido, oil on canvas, 68”x48

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Contemporary Colombian born artist Johan Barrios considers himself a figurative painter but not a portraitist. Despite the fact that his subjects are always humans, their faces are obscured and they exist in an unspecified location, transforming them into objects rather than subjects. The artist has an upcoming solo show at Denmark’s KIRK Gallery and we’ve got a look at some of pieces for the show as well as his new limited edition sculpture releasing today. (more…)

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Recent Work from Figurative Painter Jonathan Wateridge

Jonathan Wateridge Enclave Paintings

One of the leading figurative painters of his generation, Jonathan Wateridge (born in Zambia, 1972) recently exhibited his latest work, a collection of paintings named Enclave, at Pace London. It’s not easy to find the work from this show. A fan of his, I was looking forward to seeing the paintings from the exhibit, but they exist neither on PACE Gallery’s site nor on the site of the artist. (more…)

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One Subject. One Dress. A Bunch of Fabulous Paintings By Erin Cone.

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above: Erin Cone, Evade, 2011, acrylic, 40″ x 36″

Texas born artist Erin Cone was named one of Southwest Art Magazine’s “21 under 31” to watch in 2003. Since then she has had numerous individual and group shows at galleries all over the United States. Currently showing at San Francisco’s Hespe Gallery and having just participated in a group show, In Portrait, at the Blank Space Gallery in New York, Erin’s latest works continue her bold take on contemporary figurative realism. (more…)

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