The newest offering from gallerist Jack Fischer is ‘MAXIMALISM: UTOPIA,’ a solo show of works by Ema Harris-Sintamarian. What a show it is! Having seen Ms. Harris-Sintamarian’s work in her last show at the gallery, these stand as a mark of major growth over the last two years in terms of technique and a departure in the use of forms.
Ema Harris-Sintamarian, 'Centralized Division,' 2012 (gouache on paper, 50 x 130 inches) (Images courtesy of the artist and the Jack Fischer Gallery)
Works by artist Aubrey Learner from her show 'Circadian' at Eli Ridgway Gallery (Image courtesy of Eli Ridgway Gallery)
Entering into the Eli Ridgway Gallery to see the show by Aubrey Learner, ‘Circadian,’ I was struck, from a distance, by the eerie and slightly disgusted feeling of seeing a display of taxidermied insects, like one would expect to see in a entomologist’s office. Walking up to see the works closer, I was relieved of the feeling of seeing actual insects and simultaneously fasci...