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Summer Cool. | Group Show at Anna Zorina.

In The Menu, Visual Arts by Elle Ambler

nna Zorina’s show is as jubilant as it is varied. Though two clusters of graphite angels might disagree, color and collage are the stars of Summer Cool. Here, a cardboard collage of a drunken-sailor type feels at home with a rendition of Magritte’s Son of Man done entirely in paint injected bubble wrap. More subtle work can be found in the …

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Last Days of Levitation at Anna Zorina Gallery. | Leah Yerpe.

In The Menu, Visual Arts by Mary HurtLeave a Comment

first saw these surreal and impeccably detailed drawings by Leah Yerpe this March at the second annual NY Art on Paper fair. Like the fair, Yerpe is young—having graduated from Pratt University in 2009— but her great feats of naturalism and expressive drama suggest that she has perfected her technique over decades. In her figurative drawings and paintings, her work has a …

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Bubble Wrap—Not Your Typical ‘Pop’ Art. | Bradley Hart “Descendants” at Anna Zorina Gallery.

In The Menu, Visual Arts by Daniel Gauss1 Comment

ubble wrap owes its proliferation to the computer industry. Initially it was designed as a type of funky wallpaper which nobody in the Eisenhower era wanted to buy. But in 1959, after lying dormant for a few years, it was realized that this would be the most effective protection for the transportation of computers—especially the IBM 1401 variable wordlength. As folks who work …

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Looking Back at Bradley Hart’s Evolution.

In The Menu by Brandon WisecarverLeave a Comment

Bradley has been creating masterpieces out of bubble wrap for the past decade. That’s right, bubble wrap. He painstakingly injects the individual pockets of air with paint. The results are incredible. Now his work is really “popping off”…literally. The urge to pop bubble wrap is a universal one and the undisputed master of its use as an art supply has …

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The Best of Volta, Independent, and Scope 2018

In Visual Arts by Eva ZanardiLeave a Comment

Wow, it seems like eons ago, but it was only last week when I wondered from art fair to art fair, furiously focused, miraculously ubiquitous, my toes bloody murder. With the Armory week’s circus completed, one can’t help but feeling kind of like an art orphan wondering, now what (oh wait a minute, Asia Art week is here!) After the …