Thinking about ( ) + , – = and more, with Horacio Zabala

There is another big-name exhibition besides “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” at the Phoenix Art Museum this fall. By all means, see the spectacular Wiley show in the Marley Gallery, then walk up the stairs to the Harnett Gallery to see “Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome,” featuring one of the most important Conceptual artists to emerge in Argentina … Continue reading Thinking about ( ) + , – = and more, with Horacio Zabala

The steady cultivation of variety on Roosevelt Row

Featured photo: “Artist Reception” by Fred Tieken, on view at Treeo. Isn’t it wonderful how you needn’t stroll into every single gallery in downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row and can still take in a pleasing assortment of works by emerging and established artists? I did a bit of picking and choosing for Third Friday, October 16, … Continue reading The steady cultivation of variety on Roosevelt Row

Diving into the refreshing pool of the RoRo art scene

Featured photo: “Pool” by Abbey Messmer, at eye lounge, Phoenix. Although my friend and I had only a few galleries on our must-see list for the Third Friday art walk on Roosevelt Row for September 18, 2015, each stop reaffirmed that downtown Phoenix galleries are brimming with variety, professionalism and experimentation. Take Eye Lounge, for … Continue reading Diving into the refreshing pool of the RoRo art scene

PAM gallery is the place to see emerging AZ artists

Thanks to the Contemporary Forum of the Phoenix Art Museum, emerging artists in Arizona get an annual showcase in a well-trafficked spot, the Lyon Gallery near the museum store. This year’s slate of seven artists offers a pleasing mix of video art, portraits, photography, semi-abstract painting, and mixed media. Personal favorite: Larry Madrigal, for his … Continue reading PAM gallery is the place to see emerging AZ artists