Jen Mazza: Pleasures of Text and Image

Before my diving into details to further examine Jen Mazza's deconstructions. Please visit this website. In addition, here is an essay about an experience of her previously done paintings (also included in this latest exhibition) and a short review of a group show she participated in at Jane Lombard Gallery. Related book reviews.

Mary Corse

Mary Corse (b. 1945), Untitled (White Multiple Inner Band), 2003.  Glass microspheres and acrylic on canvas, 96 x 240 in. (243.8 x 609.6 cm).  Courtesy Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, Lehmann Maupin, New York; and Lisson Gallery, London. Photograph © Mary Corse "Ideas define its form ... words are too deceptive."  -Mary Corse, "White Light,"…

Leonora Carrington; To Study the Numbers from Surrealist Portfolio VVV, 1941; Etching; 8 × 9 7/8 in; 20.3 × 25.1 cm; Dallas Museum of Art

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) is perhaps more known for her Surrealism paintings than her writings. At a time when just a few women appeared on the modern art scene that was dominated by men, Carrington stood out with her fantastic rendering of mystical creatures in dreamscapes. Done with a whimsical sense of humor, some of her creatures…

Another 2 Books and 1 Magazine| Maya Deren | Peggy Guggenheim |The Gentlewoman |

https://youtu.be/H0tDufAxI2I Like my previous 3 books list, this week's reading recommendation starts with books by and of two women who played pivotal roles in the shaping of the 20th century Western modern art tradition. Not only for their accomplishments in the arts, they are both women of unique personal styles. Like the 2 books and…

Rei Kawakubo: Against Convention

"I have always pursued a new way of thinking about design, by denying established values, conventions, and what's generally accepted as the norm. And the modes of expression that have always been most important to me are unfinished, imbalance, fusion, elimination and absence of intent." ---Rei Kawakubo, in an interview, 2016* For her latest Comme…

Broccoli Magazine: My Interview With Its Founder and Creative Director

Since its official launch on December 8th in 2017, Broccoli, an international magazine by and for women who love cannabis has become hugely successful. It is the first and only magazine that is dedicated to stoner culture through the lens of contemporary art, fashion and culture. Recently, the gracious Anja Charbonneau, Founder of Broccoli agreed…