Tagged with contemporary art

Karen Freedman’s Decorative “Musings”

Karen Freedman’s Decorative “Musings”

Walking through downtown Old City, Philadelphia last Friday night – I became quite mesmerized by a small-scale group of Karen Freedman’s paintings I discovered at Muse Gallery’s 2012 Invitational.  Freedman works entirely in encaustic, the process of working that incorporates warmed beeswax and powdered pigments into compositions, which are sculpted into definitive geometric forms; in … Continue reading

Katherine Fraser: Mysterious “Stills” of Life

Katherine Fraser: Mysterious “Stills” of Life

Last Friday evening, I braved the colder weather of Olde City, Philadelphia to investigate new work by artists showing as part of the “First Friday” evening art gallery openings.  Katherine Fraser’s paintings at Artists’ House Gallery were by far the most engaging items I found amongst the various media on the numerous gallery walls and … Continue reading

Lesley Dill’s Poetic Decipherings

Lesley Dill’s Poetic Decipherings

Several years back, I was on a gallery hunt in NYC to look at artwork that spoke of feminist issues that were currently at the surface.  Sculptor, mixed media and performance artist Lesley Dill (b. 1950, now living in Brooklyn, NY) was having a solo show, Voices in My Head, at George Adams.  Part of … Continue reading