Filed under: Interview | Tags: Alex Ebstein, Brion Nuda Rosch, DCKT Contemporary, Eli Ridgeway
In his second New York solo exhibition with DCKT Contemporary, Brion Nuda Rosch comes at his subject-matter with some self-reflection and a little more grit. Offering up a darker vision of himself as an artist, the show has a wonderful honesty that draws its viewers into the intimacy of the studio process. Guarded with a dark humor, each piece is at once raw and confident, while building up to a larger, important conversation.
I had the chance to talk to Brion about his process, the new show and his darker side. - Alex Ebstein, Baltimore Contributor
Brion Nuda Rosch | Infinity Meat Cut, 2012, found book page on found book page, 10 3/8 x 18” UF, photo courtesy of the artist
Filed under: Art World, Noteworthy, Vote! | Tags: Ann Toebbe, Annual Prize, Bill Arning, BLICK Art Materials, Brion Nuda Rosch, Daniela Rivera, Erik Parker, Erin Payne, James Rondeau, Jeremy Couillard, Joe Bussell, Josh Reames, Maja Ruznic, Marcus Jansen, Marcus Kenney, NEXT ART, Noteworthy, Peter Boswell, William Betts
As we have previously mentioned, it’s time for our Annual Prize. Every issue of New American Paintings features two “Noteworthy” artists, one selection made by our editorial staff, and the other by the issue’s juror. Those twelve artists are automatically in the running to receive top prize, which includes cash, a gift certificate sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, and a chance to have their work displayed at the Next Art Chicago fair. If you haven’t already voted for our Reader’s Choice component, you have until January 7th! The winner will be announced January 13th.
For the second component, the winner will be determined by a panel of distinguished curators. The panel for the Annual Prize consists of three previous NAP jurors who have not made selections in the last year, including Bill Arning, Director, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), James Rondeau, Curator and Chair of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and Peter Boswell, Senior Curator, Miami Art Museum. The winner of the Curator’s Choice will be announced on January 20th.
Noteworthy artists of 2011 nominated for the award included: William Betts, Joe Bussell, Jeremy Couillard, Marcus Jansen, Marcus Kenney, Erik Parker, Erin Payne, Josh Reames, Daniela Rivera, Brion Nuda Rosch, Maja Ruznic, Ann Toebbe.
Works by all artists follow below the jump. To see more about each artist, and to vote, click here by January 7th!
Filed under: Noteworthy, Vote! | Tags: William Betts, Erik Parker, Marcus Kenney, Annual Prize, BLICK Art Materials, Chicago, Erin Payne, Jeremy Couillard, Marcus Jansen, Daniela Rivera, Joe Bussell, Josh Reames, Vote, Brion Nuda Rosch, Ann Toebbe, NEXT ART CHICAGO, Maja Ruznic
Our final New American Paintings’ issue of 2011 is out on newsstands, so it’s once again time to ask our readers who they think deserves some extra attention. We are pleased to present the New American Paintings’ Second Annual Prize, which includes two components:
- $1,000 cash prize and a $500 gift certificate, sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, will be awarded to one of New American Paintings‘ 12 Noteworthy artists featured this year. The winner will be determined by a panel of distinguished curators (Stay tuned to learn more about our panel soon).
- $500 gift certificate sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, with the winner decided by YOU, our reader! Take a look at all 12 of this year’s Noteworthy artists after the jump and VOTE NOW!
Thanks to our sponsor Next Art Chicago, the two winners will also be prominently displayed at the Next Art Chicago fair at the Merchandise Mart, April 27th – April 29th, 2012.
Voting is open through January 7 (one vote per computer)
The winner of the Reader’s Choice will be announced by Friday, January 13th, and the winner of the Annual Prize will be announced January 20.
Filed under: NAP News, Pacific Coast, Sneak Peeks | Tags: 97, Ann Diener, Anne Ellegood, Arnold J. Kemp, Brendan Monroe, Brett Amory, Brion Nuda Rosch, Cara Tomlinson, Carolyn Casaño, Chris Duncan, Damien Gilley, Dan Lydersen, David Nielsen, Ellen Lesperance, Erin Morrison, Esther Pearl Watson, Feodor Voronov, Gavin Bunner, Helen DeSanctis, Jenene Nagy, Jeremy Mangan, Julie Schwartz, Julienne Hsu, Kate Vrijmoet, Kathryn Clark, Laura Ball, Linda Geary, Lydia Bassis, Maja Ruznik, Marissa Textor, Mark Dean Veca, Mark Schoening, Mathew Zefeldt, Matt Hosey, Megan Reed, NAP, Nicholas Aguayo, Nicholas Bohac, Pacific Coast, Ralph Pugay, Ryan Molenkamp, Siobhan McClure, Suhas Bhujbal, Wakana Kimura
The 2011 Pacific Coast Issue, #97, is now hitting newsstands across the US. It is expected to ship to subscribers in the next 1 to 2 weeks, so keep an eye out. The juror for this much-anticipated issue was Anne Ellegood, Senior Curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
In her essay, Ellegood notes that, “Painting is a surface for imagination. This is abundantly evident in the submissions I reviewed for this edition of New American Paintings. While the works presented in the following pages are notably eclectic, one striking correspondence among the artists is their belief that painting can offer us insights into our world…” — View a list of all featured artists and see a few more sneak peaks after the jump!
You can pre-order the issue by calling 617-778-5265.