Art

technology can be intensely cathartic

Mike Sweeney interviews
LiQin Tan

 

Our art co-editor, Mike Sweeney, recently had this exchange with LiQin Tan, Issue #16’s featured artist. Here’s what he had to say about the cultural and political context for his work, his working process, and some of the technical challenges of his animation installations… Read more

ART: ISSUE #16

Refractive Brain Therapy Series

By LiQin Tan
 
 

This project consists of a few large digital-brain prints on metal, which are placed into large, water-filled vats. These “brains” are accompanied by 3D animation played on LCD monitors, while the faces bask in the large vats of water…
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ART: ISSUE #15

Collage

By Abigail Child
 
 

The work consistently places disruption in conjunction with consumerist and pop culture, simultaneously eliciting the surrealist Americanism of a Bruce Conner, the cut-and-paste gestures of Hannah Hoch and the sensuousness of Sargent, alive to the makeup of the social body…
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ART: ISSUE #14

Featured Artist Photography   Harry Wilson                             Artist Statement Most of…

ART: ISSUE #13

Featured Artist Oil on Fiberboard   Robert Zurer                           Artist Statement There…

ART: ISSUE #12

Featured Artist oil on canvas   Christopher Volpe                

ART: ISSUE #11

Featured Artist oil paint on panel or mylar   Jenn Warpole            

ART: ISSUE #10

Featured Artist Amber Waves Of Grain   David Thompson            

Growing out of the surface

Cynthia Close interviews
Val Rossman

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with Val Rossman, Issue #9’s featured artist. Here’s what she had to say about her creative process, influences on her art, and what she hopes to portray in her work.
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ART: ISSUE #9

Featured Artist Acrylic on Aluminum   Val Rossman