Nov. 19: Virtual lecture with artist Lien Truong

Nov. 19: Virtual lecture with artist Lien Truong

 

 

A virtual lecture with artist Lien Truong will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom. Truong’s art practice examines the social and cultural influences that shape belief systems and heritage. Landscapes symbolizing violence and tragedy and significant American icons in the civil rights movement are translated through oil paint and painting on silk. Through a type of blended narrative painting, the work is created through a hybridity of painting materials, techniques and philosophies, embedding in it, the complex cultural histories that mirror the Asian American lens. The lecture is made possible through the Forst Endowed Fine Arts Visiting Artist Program.

 

Lien Truong is an assistant professor of painting and drawing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work has been included in national and international exhibitions, including the National Portrait Gallery. She has received reviews and mentions in Art Asia Pacific, The San Francisco Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, New American Paintings, and ARTit Japan. Truong is a recipient of a 2019 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.

 

Virtual lecture on Thursday, November 19 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://wsu.zoom.us/j/94949316640?pwd=VnlUQ08xUFJWT0ZUSENxMTk0QmJmUT09

More info at finearts.wsu.edu/event/lien-troung-artist-talk

Full Article link: https://news.wsu.edu/2020/11/16/nov-19-virtual-lecture-artist-lien-truong/

 

Categories: News

Coup De Ville 2020: Chasing Flowers (Lennart Rieder)

 

COUP DE VILLE 2020 – CHASING FLOWERS

 

Every few years, contemporary art platform WARP immerses the city of Sint-Niklaas (Belgium) in the hottest new contemporary art with the ‘Coup de Ville’ arts tour.  Previous editions in 2010, 2013 and 2016 attracted over 10,000 visitors to our city.

 

The fourth edition of Coup de Ville in 2020 – ‘Chasing Flowers’ – will be a quest for flowers. For the first time since its launch WARP has given the artists a specific theme. The flower is a unique symbol connecting nature and culture. A question is, how we can – through art – create space where not only economical, but also ecological and social values are at stake.

 

Coup de Ville 2020 combines new site-specific creations, with already existing historical art pieces or oeuvres of sometimes underestimated artists. From the concept of beauty, to economics and migration, and reproduction – all the artists choose their own angle to add to a concept that takes over the city. Visitors discover both public and private spaces, historical landmarks, hidden gardens or undefined space with its own potential.

 

This edition will take place in the autumn of 2020 (September 11th – October 11th).

 

Participating artists:

Grace Ellen Barkey (BE), Boris Beja (SLO), Stefan Bertalan (RO), Marie Cloquet (BE), Gabriella Ciancimino (IT), Larissa Cluzet (FR), Jana Cordenier (BE), Peter De Cupere (BE), A.T. De Keersmaeker/ Thierry De Mey (BE), Hélène Durand (BE), Nick Ervinck (BE), Laura Fitzgerald (IRL), Nilbar Güres (TUR / AT), Eric Joris / CREW (BE), Koyuki Kazahaya (JAP), Ermias Kifleyesus (ETH / BE), Stéphanie Leblon (BE), Benny Luyckx (BE), Marc Maet (BE), Tuur & Flup Marinus (BE), Lisa Matthys (BE), Robert Mitchell (UK – statenloos), Sofie Muller (BE), Astrid Nobel (NL), Nathalie Perret (FR), Lennart Rieder (DE), Maria Roosen (NL), Ibe Ryde (BE), Jinoos Taghizadeh (IRN), Nadine Tasseel (BE), Stefanos Tsivopoulos (GR), Greet Van Autgaerden (BE), Maarten Vanden Eynde (BE), Nils Verkaeren (BE) – Pieter Léon Vermeersch (BE), Filip Vervaet (BE), Lois Weinberger (AT), Tom Woestenborghs (BE), Dirk Zoete (BE), Sarah-Joy Zwarts (NL).

 

Before this main exhibition period, a whole year programme will be dealing with the theme of ‘Chasing Flowers’, including artist talks, lectures, a film and poetry program, etc.

 

Every edition of Coup de Ville includes the publication of an extensive catalogue in Dutch and English. Guided tours in several languages are available for groups and schools. You can already make your reservation and mail us: reservaties@coupdeville.be.

 

Categories: News

Danny Rolph’s painting “Gallurese” acquired by The Highlanes Art Gallery in Ireland

Gallurese, Acrylic on canvas, 2018, 40 x 30 inches

 

We are pleased to announce that Danny Rolph’s painting “Gallurese” has been acquired by The Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery collection in Ireland. Exhibited in the exhibition “Vision X” (curated by Diana copperwhite) at The Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin late last year, it becomes the third work held by Danny in Public Collections alongside the Metropolitan Museum NY and the Tate Collection London. This work is part of the series of canvases completed between 2017-2019 titled  “endangered languages of Italy”  This list of languages was defined by UNESCO a few years ago and prompted the artist, a former Rome Scholar, to create a body of work that would draw attention to this situation. Gallurese is a language spoken in north east Sardinia and is part of the Italo-Dalmation family of languages. Each painting in this series has a fiercely independent character which reflects the particular language in the title. 

Categories: News

Summer Loving

Summer Loving

August 5 – September 19, 2020

 

Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez, Bernard Ammerer, Brian Cirmo, Carlos Rodriguez Cardenas, Danny Rolph, Darcie Abbatiello, Diana Copperwhite, Electric Coffin, Elio Rodriguez, Ian Hughes, John Parks, Jose Angel Vincench, Lien Truong, Lennart Rieder, Lynn Stern, Marlon Portales, Paco Marcial, Per Adolfsen, Susana Guerrero, Sky Kim.

 

For more information contact the gallery at info@532gallery.com

 

Hours Wed and Thursday 11 – 5 pm, other hours by appointment. Facial protection required. Up to 10 visitors at one time.

Categories: Exhibitions

Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez

 

Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez

 

Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez – Works available on Artsy (link)

“Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez: Destruktion”, by Robert R. Shane, June 2020 (article link)

 

(1995, Havana, Cuba)
Works and studies in Havana, Cuba

Education
2015 to present – 5th year studies in the Fine Arts University in Cuba (ISA) 
2011-2015 – Fine Arts Academy “San Alejandro”, Havana, Cuba  

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020   Destruktion, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, New Yor

           SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, New York

2019   Heterotopy, The Artist Gallery, Havana, Cuba                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

2016   Inventory, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba   
          Auriga, Carmelo Gonzales Gallery, Havana, Cuba

 

Group Exhibitions

2018   May Diaries, The Artist Gallery, Havana, Cuba                                                                                
          Post-it 5, Galeano Gallery, Havana, Cuba
          Iteration, Collage Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba 2017    Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez, Eliane Adela Padrón, F.M.7, Gorría Gallery, Havana, Cuba   
            Not a Group Show, Contemporary Art Center “Wilfredo Lam”, Havana, Cuba   
            Deconstruction Area, Visual Art Development Center, Havana, Cuba     

2016    All Arts’ Mother, Contemporary Art Center “Wilfredo Lam”, Havana, Cuba    

2015    Extensions, 12 Biennale of Havana, Fine Arts Academy “San Alejandro”, Havana, Cuba  

Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez – Destruktion

 

 

Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez

Destruktion

February 13 – May 23, 2020.

 

Full Article: “Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez: Destruktion”, by Robert R. Shane, June 2020 (link)

Works Available on Artsy (link)

Destruktion is a project presenting painting, sculpture, and artist books by Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez all centered on the different forms that ruins can take in modern society. Not simply as partially or completely destroyed architecture but as a changing structure woven into the urban fabric, a byproduct of indifference as humans reflexively think and interact with the space around them. The series of works in Destruktion highlight the consequences for today’s society, both negative from a practical point of view and positive from a poetic point of view.

“Destruktion” a term coined by Heidegger that influenced Jacques Derrida’s philosophy of Deconstruction, refers to dismantling a phenomenon in order to analyze and comprehend it. Every concept has a deconstructable metaphysical aspect.