What The Architecture Of U.S. Embassies Tells Us About America

May 16, 2017

By Meg Miller During the election season, while everyone else’s gaze was fixed worriedly on the White House, Brooklyn artist Enoc Perez was exploring government architecture farther afield. His new painting series, Embassies, arose from a sudden interest he had in our foreign outposts, just when politics closer to home felt ominous. His guiding question for the series: Can examining U.S. embassies …

Artist Enoc Perez Paints American Embassies

May 11, 2017

By Artnet News For his upcoming show at the UTA Artist Space in LA, Perez—an artist known for his depictions of architecture—will exhibit paintings of US embassies in cities around the world, tracing how the newer ones are constructed like security bunkers. (Forbes) A version of this article appears in Artnet News with the headline: Artist Enoc Perez Paints American Embassies.

Sanctuaries or Security Bunkers? The Artist Enoc Perez Paints American Embassies

May 10, 2017

By Brienne Walsh Over the phone in New York, the artist Enoc Perez, who was hiding from his three-year-old son so that we could talk, mused about what sort of embassy our current President would build. “It would be gold for sure,” he said. “It would have to have chrome, and it would be big…” “And poorly made…” I ventured …

Here Is the Exhibitor List for the 2017 Seattle Art Fair

Apr 19, 2017

By Nate Freeman The third edition of the Seattle Art Fair—founded by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, to get the world’s galleries come to the doorstep of local tech titan collectors—is once again returning to CenturyLink Field Event Center this August. This year, 80 galleries are on board, and the mix is a bit more international than when the fair first …

Dylan Brant Speaks Out About Art, Curating, and Rock n’ Roll

Mar 17, 2017

By Cait Munro If you’ve spent any time in the worlds of art or fashion, chances are you’re aware of Dylan Brant to some degree. The millennial son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour and stepson of mega-collector Peter Brant has quickly made a name for himself as an up-and-coming curator with an eye for crafting thematic exhibitions featuring contributions from many of …

Jake and Dinos Chapman Are the Anti-Heroes We Need

Feb 21, 2017

By PJ Panda Bear For the last 20 years, Jake and Dinos Chapman have created works that have pushed the boundaries of subversion. Their tongue-in-cheek pessimism, which has polarised audiences for decades, couldn’t been more perfect for the current political climate. And one thing’s for sure, there is no unseeing their work. The brothers graduated from The Royal College of …