Continuing our Art Focus feature, where we shine a light on those executing compelling artwork yet that perhaps don’t receive the attention they should, we bring you Kon Trubkovich, a Russian-born artist living and working in New York City. Drawing inspiration from the Cold War era Soviet Union he escaped early on, Kon’s work explores themes of lost identity and personal and cultural detachment. Through a series of oil paintings and graphite drawings, he captures distorted freeze-frame moments of video footage with immaculate clarity and […]
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AM recently stopped by Agnès B’s Howard Street flagship store to catch two special group shows exhibiting at the “Galerie Boutique”. The first was Certain Young French Photography and Drawings featuring works by Claire Adelfang, Claudia Imbert, Luna Picoli Truffaut, Marc Cellier, Nicolas Dhervillers, Matthias Olmeta, Leonard Bourgois-Beaulieu, Leionel Avignon and Kiki & Loulou Picasso. The second was Holding Pattern Outpost which showcased the winning works of MOMA PS1’s 12th Annual Young Architect’s Program. Check it out after the jump.
The NY Art Book Fair is set to kick off tomorrow, September 30th running through October 3rd. Generously organized again by non-profit Printed Matter, the sixth iteration of the free and open to the public event will see more than 200 exhibitors, cementing itself as the world’s premier event for artists’ books, contemporary art catalogs and monographs, art periodicals, and artist zines. The gravity defying architecture of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens is reason enough to attend. However, as an even greater incentive this […]