ROGER BROWN VIRTUAL STILL LIFE

Roger Brown: Virtual Still Lifes brings together, for the first time, a vast grouping of the artist’s “Virtual Still Life” paintings (1995–97) made near the end of his career. By positioning these works alongside others that highlight their development, including early paintings demonstrating his interest in the stage and installations conveying the centrality of collecting to…

DARK SPRING –an exhibition at Sargent’s Daughters

Sargent’s Daughters is pleased to present Dark Spring a group exhibition of ceramics, works on paper and paintings by Shary Boyle, Sarah Slappey and Brandi Twilley. The exhibition takes its title from Unica Zürn’s 1967 short novel of the same name, which traces the erotic awakening and subsequent suicide of a young girl.  Zürn’s nameless heroine is…

HISTORY OF CERAMICS

[Image above] Credit: Liga Eglite; Flickr CC BY 2.0 Published on May 19th, 2014 | By: Eileen De Guire Ceramics is one of the most ancient industries on the planet. Once humans discovered that clay could be dug up and formed into objects by first mixing with water and then firing, the industry was born. As early as…

God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart — Edna St. Vincent Millay

       “The art represents prosperity and abundance found in the natural world”. Pedro Ramirez’ works exist somewhere between the convergence of ceramics, biology, and horticulture.  Moving from rural Virginia to New York City has contributed to his investigations into the relationships that people have with the environment.  His fully immersive installations attempt to create a connection between…