Yigal Ozeri / Installation view / 2012 / Mike Weiss Gallery / New York, NY
“Hyper-realistic strokes of brilliance by artist, Yigal Ozeri, garnered a sold out show and throngs of admirers at Mike Weiss Gallery last November 29th for the opening reception of his show, Territory. The massive images looked like Hi-Resolution photographs but are actually oil on canvas. There was nothing to be said but dire amazement as one’s eyes took in the works.” Read more.
Yigal Ozeri / Untitled, Aquabella / 2012 / 120 x 90 inches
Galeria Senda is showing some beautiful Yigal Ozeri Works at ArtRio in Rio de Janiero, Brazil!
“Austrian Hermann Nitsch (1938), one of the most distinguished guests of the current Havana Biennial – the number one event of visual arts in Cuba – arrived at the Higher Institute of the Arts (ISA for its Spanish acronym), located in the western part of the capital, to prepare and exhibit his work Aktion 135 in collaboration with a group of students from that center. According to his press statement, the work aims at effecting catharsis in the face of the wars and violence presently scourging the world.” Read More
“Cuba’s Superior Institute of Art granted the title of Honorary Doctor of Arts on Tuesday to the distinguished painter, writer and composer Hermann Nitsch, who had been invited to the 11th Biennial of Havana arts festival, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.” Read More
“Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch, right, and students of the Superior Art Institute perform “Jesus Against The Universe” as part of the 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition in Havana, Cuba, Monday, May 14, 2012.”
Click HERE to see the slideshow…never thought Hermann Nitsch would appear along side images of HRM Queen Elizabeth II and President Barack Obama!
“The Brooklyn-based artist and urban voyeur regularly combs the outer boroughs for his subjects, and his life-size portrait of three Brighton Beach old-timers (and their little dog, too) is equal parts picturesque and terrifying.”
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Will Kurtz / Brighton Beach Bench / 2012 / Wood, metal wire, newspaper, glue, tape, matte medium, cardboard, screws, synthetic hair and hair tie / 50 x 38 x 113 in