abstraction

Garage Magazine

Is Peter Halley the Elvis of Abstraction?

'80s titan Peter Halley's current exhibition at Greene Naftali comes with some surprising bells and whistles, but is it anything genuinely new, or a misjudged attempt at an Elvis-style comeback?
Bob Nickas
10.5.17
painting

Rashid Johnson Turns to Color as a Respite From Politics

The celebrated artist turns from his own explorations of race and controversy to curate a vibrant exhibition at Rental Gallery.
Antwaun Sargent
7.19.17
50 states of art

Native American Artist Ka’ila Farrell-Smith Bridges Indigenous and Western Cultures | #50StatesofArt

The Oregon artist celebrates her multicultural Pacific Northwest upbringing through her art.
Andrew Salomone
4.22.17
Art

Meet the Artist Slicing Up Nude Pictures of Herself to Make Abstract Paintings

LA-based artist Austyn Weiner dissects and collages photographs of herself naked, then reconstructs the images as paintings.
Tanja M. Laden
2.9.17
Art

An Artist Is Deconstructing Comics into Grids in Order to Challenge Power Structures

Yale first-year MFA student Johnathan Payne folds comic strips into lattices, creating a new space for femme, brown, queer, and black mythologies.
Antwaun Sargent
2.9.17
Art

Cartoons Become Faceless Comic Abstractions in 'Toonology'

An ongoing exhibition by Ellannah Sadkin transforms your favorite cartoons into almost unrecognizable works of abstract art.
Andrew Nunes
10.30.16
Film

[Premiere] Gaze Into the Depths of Space and Time… with Puppets!

Things get a bit… weird, as these puppets attempt to review a book.
Giaco Furino
8.4.16
Features

Graded Variations: How Gage Became the Most Exciting Producer in the UK

Following the release of a new EP on Crazylegs, we spoke to the 'Mercury' man about his journey from the playground to the club.
Josh Baines
6.2.16
Art

These Mossy Branches Are Actually Ceramic Sculptures

Artist Aneta Regel builds nature from fired and re-fired clay.
Noémie Jennifer
3.26.16
Art

Captivating Simulations Explore the Beauty and Raw Power of Waves

Using abstraction, Memo Akten's 'Waves 2015' reflects on the mood and reactions after the attacks on Paris last November.
Kevin Holmes
2.25.16
The Clubhouse

Peyton Manning And The Trouble With Immortality

Peyton Manning is in the twilight of a Hall of Fame career, although we don't know how close he is to the end just yet. We're still trying to figure him out.
Jesse Farrar
9.26.15
Art

Zone Out To Fabio Keiner's Generative New Media Abstractions

We dive into the new generative abstractions from the Viennese polymath.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.17.14
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