Assembled @ Patricia Sweetow Posted on 02 November 2018. by David M. Roth Julia Couzens, LSB 18-04, 2018, mixed materials, 7 x 10 x 4.25 inches Assembled may look like a group show, but it’s really three intertwined solo exhibitions. Displayed in close proximity, the works probe the ever-shifting boundaries between painting and sculpture. Never […]

October 29, 20187:41 am by Editor   Julia Couzens, LSB 18-01, 2018, mixed fiber, wood, 6 x 4.5 x 2.5 inches   Contributed by Robin Hill / The works in “Assembled,” an absorbing three-person exhibition featuring Julia Couzens, Helen O’Leary, and Cornelia Schulz at Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco, are defiantly not about anything but are, rather, of many things (of fiber, wood, paint, wire, canvas), […]

SAN FRANCISCO Toshiaki Noda Patricia Sweetow Gallery October 2018 Vol. 37  No. 8 Toshiaki Noda’s clay sculptures present themselves as decorative yet functional works melded back into, or partially emerged from, their organic state. Smashed cans and vessels, egg cartons, and flattened stubs ooze and bubble, as they fold and collapse into themselves. The sculptures […]

An art form that seems to magically pull itself up by its own bootstraps Sat, Sep 29, 2018, 05:00 Aidan Dunne What is it? Untitled, 2018 is a “constructed painting” by Helen O’Leary. How was it done? There is an improvisational look to O’Leary’s constructions. Lengths and panels of wood, new and recycled, are carefully […]

Posted on 25 March 2012. Richard Mosse: “Colonel Soleil’s Boys”, North Kivu, Eastern Congo, 2010, 41 x 51″ Culture Ireland, the Irish government’s NEA/State Department equivalent, has been on something of a tear lately, promoting all things Irish to all corners of the world. San Francisco, a city with substantial Irish roots, has been one […]

8 Sep — 13 Oct 2018 at the Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco, United States 22 SEPTEMBER 2018 Passed By This Way. Courtesy of Patricia Sweetow Gallery Patricia Sweetow Gallery is pleased to present Passed By This Way with Demetri Broxton, Laura Corallo-Titus, Angela Hennessy, Ramekon O’Arwisters and Sarah Wagner. The exhibition opens Saturday, September 8th […]

PATRICIA SWEETOW GALLERY On view are the synthetic hair Mourning Wreaths of Angela Hennessy; Demetri Broxton’s intricately beaded boxing gloves and robe inspired by the Yoruba people of Nigeria; the crocheted and wrapped Mending sculptures of Ramekon O’Arwisters; the landscape oil paintings of Laura Corallo-Titus; and the skeletal ghost sculpture of Sarah Wagner. This is […]

October 12, 2014 By Sharon Butler Work in progress in O’Leary’s studio   Helen O’Leary grew up in rural Ireland in the the 60s and 70s, where her mother’s philosophy was “if you can’t make it, you can’t have it.” In her 2010 Guggenheim application she wrote that this spirit of creativity and “making do” carries over into her […]

Friday, September 7, 2012 HELEN O LEARY Shapes of disappointment, Paris 2010, Egg oil on wood What are you working on in your studio right now? I’m just back from three months of being on the road; my gut response to the studio upon landing was one of bushwhacking, pairing down and getting rid of […]

Artist teaches self-healing through his art after it helped him through tough times The artist is using the tools his family gave him to help others relax and have conversations.   Author: Bria White Published: 6:20 PM EDT June 22, 2018 Updated: 7:38 PM EDT June 22, 2018    Listen and Watch Ramekon O’Arwisters on WUSA 9   […]