Amazon Art Collectors Pick of the Week - Ron Piller Intention #2, 2013
I recently participated in a collaboration with Amazon Art where I was asked to curate a selection of pieces from their collection. In an effort to share my picks, I’m doing be a weekly post highlighting a different artists from my selection.
First up to bat is Ron Pillar who created this mixed media piece Intention #2. Ron likes to create his pieces by layering newsprint and paint on wood panels and sanding them slightly.
I love how Ron plays with text, language and materiality in this piece. Also, visually it looks really cool too. Check out this piece and more here - http://www.amazon.com/b?node=9161481011
Really great article about #ChrisOfili in the new yorker magazine. Talk about inspirational. This put the battery in my back. I can’t wait to see his exhibition at the New Museum and at Brown University. Check it out http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/06/unknown-6 #blackstars #naijaboy #gettingouthisdreams #Trinidad #Nigeria
Thanks @wincep_ofmul for coming through and catching me in action. Lol.
By @wincep_ofmul ” Art Talk: @artsinbushwick Panel Discussion: Invisible Women - The Under-Representation of Female Artist in the Art World with artist Sam Vernon, author Susan Mumford, curator Larry Ossei-Mensah, artist Katie Cercone, gallerist Florence Lynch, & moderatored by artist Chloë Bass
Listening to them discuss:
Who is being represented in the art degree area.
The different power dynamics in the art world.
The idea of ‘Tokenism’ in the art world
Artists being their own agents & what to do to become your own agent.
Ageism in both spectrums; being a younger women in the art world vs being an older woman in the art world
#art #culture #artmarket #economics #business #Bushwick #AIB #artsinbushwick #arttalk ” #HowToPlayTheArtGame #TheRules #ProfessorYG
Happy #CyberMonday don’t miss your chance to sign up for #TheRules taught by @amaniolu and myself. For all you artists out there looking to add to your toolbox and take more agency in your career this is the class for you. More info here http://bit.ly/1uZDo1v , link in my bio for IG family. #HowToPlayTheArtGame
Kicking it with my gal pals in town from Holland. Good times! #womeninmyworld #DoubleDutch #nycnights (at Affirmation Arts)
Always a pleasure to kick it with #mybro @humank when he visits NYC. Another great event for a dope cause. #ProtestHIV #ghanastandup #blackstars #SouthAfrica #UNWeek #NYCxSA #Africa (at Affirmation Arts)
Happy Rosh Hashanah!
Don’t miss out on your chance to sign up for #TheRules on #HowToPlayTheArtGame taught by myself and @amaniolu more info here —> http://bit.ly/1uZDo1v , link in the bio.
#CyberWednesdays don’t forget to get your tickets to the #GoldRushAwards happening this Saturday, September 27th. Special Guest preformance by EPMD and @djdnice on the ones and twos. http://rushphilanthropic.org/goldrushawards/ Make sure to use the homey discount code: GoldRushLarry
Good times at the HP event featuring #LukeJames with @africamiranda #nycnights #CapeVerdexGhana #blackstar #Africa #womeninmyworld