LA artist Petra Cortright gives analogue painting a digital upgrade. Her paintings are made entirely in Photoshop, using images, filters, and effects appropriated from Pinterest, Google Images, and other image-generating web sites. She breaks down and reintegrates this amassed material into a virtual palette of tones and textures with which she paints densely-layered, slowly-morphing abstractions. […]

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Martin Basher: Blackberry Schnapps

Martin Basher aligns painting and sculpture with the slick, ultra-bright aesthetics of commercial product and retail display. Seeking out contemporary expressions of utopia and the sublime, his work takes its colours from the sun-drenched imagery of exotic-holiday deals, alcohol advertising, and other commercial sources. His abstract stripe paintings recall the fluorescent lighting and display devices of store-front architecture. In his installations, […]

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