Art In America

Sylvia Plimack Mangold

Sylvia Plimack Mangold is the sort of admirable artist who discusses cobalt violet oil paint as if it were as tasty as crème fraîche.

Anya Janssen

Anya Janssen has an unusual muse-Ivy, a girl who lives with her mother in a red mobile home in rural Holland. In this isolation, Ivy's imagination runs at full gallop. A nearby forest is full of monsters. Water droplets contain universes. Bugs and...

Ruben Ochoa

Locust Projects will soon relocate to a new space in Miami’s Design District. The slated demolition of the current building necessitated the move, but Locust’s revoked occupancy presented the opportunity of a lifetime to Ruben Ochoa: the gallery...

Bill Scott

Bill Scott’s paintings have an atmosphere of ease, but consideration and reconsideration of beautiful form churn within them. Two or Three Nudes in a Landscape (2010) summarizes Scott’s endeavor, its delightful title alluding to an image that somehow...

Ying Li

One does not so much enter into the landscapes of Ying Li as collide with them. Brushed impastos accrete on her canvases like minerals on the walls of a cave. Discerning the scenes can require an act of imagination, but they reward the viewer's...

Mel Kendrick

Mel Kendrick has native Brancusian sensibilities, but he came into artistic maturity in the 1970s, "when process was everything," as he puts it. Two opposing impulses, one to invent his own geometric forms, another to honor the given geometries of his...

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