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 […]

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   […]

Sarah Wagner questions the romanticized or elided stories that Americans tell themselves about the forces that built the United States into a world power.   Sarah Rose Sharp     July 30, 2018  Detail of Whether Ewe Like It or Not by Sarah Wagner at K. Oss Gallery in Detroit (all images by the author for Hyperallergic unless […]