The Magic of M. C. Escher
"Perhaps all I pursue is astonishment and so I try to awaken only astonishment in my viewers. Sometimes 'beauty' is a nasty business." — M. C. Escher Too often relegated to dorm room walls and Tumblr archives, the work of M. C. Escher deserves...
D.I.Y. by Richard Woods
by Andrea DiCenzo Seductively simple and impishly clever, Richard Woods' signature exaggerated wood grain takes new shape in a site-specific show at London's Alan Cristea Gallery this month. "D.I.Y." sees the artist simultaneously mock and pay tribute...
Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints
As the recently appointed director of NYC's Japan Society Gallery, Miwako Tezuka makes a resounding statement about the modern relevance of traditional Edo-era art. While introducing "Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints," Dr. Tezuka hones...