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Ati Maier

FEATURE: ATI MAIER

A few months back, an unexpected text popped up on my phone. German-born artist Ati Maier invited me to her studio near the East River in Greenpoint to view a newly-finished painting—an abstract landscape titled Entre-Temps. Maier was set to leave for Munich in the morning, with plans to hand-deliver the approx. 60”x48” artwork to its patrons. When...

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DAVID OSTOW

Brooklyn-based illustrator David Ostow is a man out of place. In his Huffington Post bio, which the artist sometimes contributes to, he refers to himself as someone who “just doesn’t get it… is totally lost.” That sense of displacement is both political and existential in Ostow’s work, which goes a long way towards explaining his mix of Harvey Pekar’s...

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JEN HITCHINGS

It’s a little last-minute, but there’s a group show tonight called MIXTAPE 2 that opens at Michael David’s studio in Bushwick, which features a few works by an artist that just came across my radar: Jen Hitchings. Some may know her as the manager of Pierogi Gallery on N. 9th in Williamsburg, which is where I’ve seen Hitchings many times...

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ROB CORRADETTI

If it sometimes feels as though NYC is in short supply on low-brow art, there’s probably a reason. The style has long been a harbinger of hot rod, tiki, burlesque, and surf eye candy—genre’s whose origins are decidedly non-East Coast. Rob Corradetti doesn’t seem to care. The illustrator has been hanging around Brooklyn long enough...

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JULIETTE LE

Juliette has done several illustrations for our sister publication: The Deli. Now she has a new website for her work. The source material for this Paris-born, Brooklyn-based artist comes from everywhere: op-art, 2D animation, Japanese woodblock prints, the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine. Yet Lê’s ability to abstract them all goes a long way towards capturing both the...

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