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Jason Stopa

JASON STOPA is a painter and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He received his BFA from Indiana University and his MFA from Pratt Institute. He is a contributing writer to Art in America online, Hyperallergic, and the Brooklyn Rail. He teaches at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Pratt Institute, and The School of Visual Arts.

KATHERINE BRADFORD with Jason Stopa

On the occasion of her exhibition Recent Work at Edward Thorp Gallery in New York (April 19 – May 26, 2012), painter Katherine Bradford welcomed fellow painter and Executive Editor of NY Arts Magazine, Jason Stopa, to her Williamsburg studio to talk about her current work and the publication of her first artist book.

JOSHUA ABELOW
with Jason Stopa

New York visual artist Joshua Abelow recently sat down with painter and writer Jason Stopa to discuss his work and upcoming exhibit at James Fuentes. 

THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE:
New Works by ANRI SALA

Sometimes—albeit rarely—formal propositions can be politically influential. When the two meet, it’s a beautiful intersection. And Albanian artist, Anri Sala, loves intersections: the intersections of language, syntax, history, and cultural memory, to be specific.

FARRELL BRICKHOUSE

Recently on view at John Davis Gallery were Farrell Brickhouse’s latest paintings spanning the last two years of his career.  Two dozen works speckled with glitter and flecked with white dots filled both the first and second floors and the gallery.

Michael Berryhill: El Paso

In the late nineteenth century, Édouard Vuillard retreated from the dominant themes of contemporary French painting—Parisian nightlife, portraiture, bathers, and the landscape—and focused instead on domestic scenes as a site of interiority. His paintings were populated by friends, lovers, patterned curtains, flowers and dining tables; all manners of personal life redrawn into shimmering, patterned space to hallucinatory effect. The paintings were not a window into the world, but rather a world unto themselves.

NATE ETHIER:
Wilderness

Nate Ethier’s recent exhibit at LMAK is titled Wilderness, and the eight paintings in this show walk us through geometric abstraction’s endless possibilities. Ethier’s mid-size paintings engage in a regenerative abstraction. The artist paints geometric forms built up through color shifts, transparencies, and opacities, but form is never quite solid.

RUSSELL TYLER Radiant Fields

Russell Tyler's solo show, Radiant Fields, effectively combines three major painterly characterizations of space: the cinematic, the theatrical, and the digital, with surprising result.

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