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News post – Pageant:Soloveev back in play, Alex Podesta in Arlington’s CSA retrospective, new look for Leeway, opportunities and more!

News Maria Teicher’s skill for lending images of suffocation a terrifying grandeur was rightly noticed by New American Paintings during the magazine’s Armory Week highlights. “When looking at the plastic veiled portraits of Maria Teicher, you can’t help but find yourself a bit short of breath,” reviewer Elizabeth Devlin, Boston Contributor acknowledges. “We all have our struggles and it’s hard not to view the works through a personal lens, imposing our own narratives upon the obscured figures.” Teicher’s work is part of the showing by Arch Enemy Arts. Queen Village is always a little more incandescent when Pageant: Soloveev is in ... More » »

Alex Podesta, Jumper, 2013. Mixed media.(130in x 32in x 46in as installed).

Union, Justice and Confidence – From New Orleans, The Front comes to Vox Populi

–Alyssa gives us some insight into a diverse and challenging group show of New Orleans artists at Vox Populi.–the artblog editors————————-> The challenge of Union, Justice, Confidence, a show by members of New Orleans’ The Front’s collective, is one of compartmentalization — how to view the show at Vox Populi through the lens of each of the 14 member artists and how to assimilate the pieces into a larger whole of the show’s parts. The Front, established in post-Katrina New Orleans, grounds its artistic reputation in provocative and demanding works, just as Vox Populi does.  Unlike Vox Populi, however, The Front has the distinction ... More » »