"...There has to be a missing piece, a lack, maybe, for there to be any excitement or feeling at all. This, to me, is the essence of the idol: it’s an imitation of something that is far beyond our grasp.."
-Roman Kalinovski, Brooklyn painter and new media artist
"...There are universal experiences that we all share. I need the empirical before I feel moved enough to make something unless it’s an odd historical/myth story..."
- Karl Jones, Brooklyn-based artist
"...I’ve arrived at my personal style through a long winding path of exploration that has included photo realism..."
- Joel Adas, Brooklyn painter
Pictures from the opening reception of "Chlorophelia: Works By Seren Morey" March 17, 2017
"... There is a quiet wisdom in objects that calms a body down and allows one to be open to greater levels of conscious thought..."
- Patrick Todd, Brooklyn-based painter
In this video, Seren Morey discusses her work featured in our exhibition: "Chlorophelia"
The exhibition is on display from March 17-May 7, 2017
"...I don't think 'I haven't any choice' or 'I need to express my feelings' rather it is just something I know that I do among the many other things in a day..."
-Bill Page, Brooklyn painter
"...I always try to explore my inner dimension first, trying to represent this reality the way I see it, discover part of me that are hidden..."
- Donatella Quintavalle, Brooklyn painter and conceptual artist
"...In choosing to reference certain songs, I address the black body in the current societal space..."
- Tariku Shiferaw, Brooklyn-based painter.
"Folks often remark 'Why do you call this series Oil Paintings of Animals' when they’re obviously people?” Perhaps that is part what I’m trying to do: help folks remember we’re all animals."- KellyAnne Hanrahan, Brooklyn-based painter and graphic designer
Alejandro Avakian with his son at the opening reception of "Sin Tîtulo" at Anthony Philip Fine Art on January 6th, 2017.
"...Currently I am exploring the idea a collaging my life events, colors I see, people in the street to forge some kind of bizarre reality with an icon-like quality..."
-Ethan Boisvert, Queens-based painter and multi-disciplinary artist.
"...Although specific aspects of my identity, such as being a woman and an immigrant, inform my work, I am also a part of a tradition of painting, and I try to assert my own voice while expanding on that tradition..."
-Hagar Sadan, Brooklyn-based painter & educator
Pictures from the opening reception of "The Hidden Nature Of Things."
"...I want my work to speak to my world, where blackness or darkness isn't just something ugly or bad, but is something whole and complex and beautiful..."
- Christa Pratt, Brooklyn-based painter
Pictures from the opening reception of "Ruth Shively: It Girl", September 9, 2016