One Work: Arghavan Khosravi’s “Black Rain”

Art in America
May 18, 2021

“JPEGs do no favors for Arghavan Khosravi’s work; though they look flat and one-dimensional online, the artist’s canvases are emphatically sculptural in person, with intricate constructions, illusionistic uses of depth and surface, and judicious, almost exclamatory incorporations of found materials.” [more]

“I Remember”: Gerard & Kelly

March 2, 2021

“Gerard & Kelly’s timelines don’t make sense really. They’re not always understandable to the lay public, they’re erratic, they start and stop, and they make time queer, as in not only strange and disorienting but politically different and rebellious in intent; relationships are not seen only in one way but many, while romantic partnerships are spread across sexual and gender lines, seeking greater representation for both.” [more]

Critics’ Picks: Reggie Burrows Hodges

February 18, 2021

“There’s something radical about the way the painter Reggie Burrows Hodges primes his blank white canvases with an inky, monochromatic black. He practically carves his figures out of this surface, layering different forms and colors around them in order to build out compelling scenes of everyday Black life.” [more]

Night Terrors

Art in America
February 5, 2021

“Comprising paintings, sculptures, and drawings, the show drew on the artists’ childhood memories of the devastating Croatian War of 1991–95, in which the country fought for independence from Yugoslavia. While nothing in “Bijeg u noć” directly referred to this historical era, its trauma manifested in terrifying, oblique form.” [more]