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Posts tagged "Folk Art"
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JOSEP BAQUÉ

While even the most rigid art critic would have to concede the role of the beholder in matters of taste, rarely has a body of work addressed this concept so directly as that of Josep Baqué’s oeuvre. Comprised of 1,500 numbered illustrations of imaginary creatures, the Catalonian artist (1895-1967) assembled them in a bound bestiary sometime before...

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JENI SPOTA C

Dicey Fabulous Carnival is the new exhibit of paintings by New York-based artist Jeni Spota C., currently at Brennan and Griffin Gallery (Bowery), and it sees her furthering an investigation into magical imagery and generous materiality. Thickly piped with designs of subdued harlequin colors, these paintings evoke banners and Maestà altarpieces, teaming with faces, symbols, and decorative...

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LOU PATROU

Lou Patrou is an artist that recently came across our radar. He lives in Westchester County, though his work could just as easily fit in at the Coney Island Museum. Patrou is a painter and printmaker who exhibits in gallery spaces—his last NYC show was at the Chelsea 27 Gallery—and also creates licensable patterns for the...

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