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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Spring Fever

Spring is officially here!
 It is time to enjoy the brilliant colors of nature!
Here are some of my favorite art pieces from the Sandra Phillips Gallery
 that could brighten and enliven any space.

Ruth Avra and Dana Kleinman 
 2D aluminum with pigment

Virginia Maitland
Acrylic on Canvas
48 x 42 Inches

Martha Daniels 
Cloud Bowl
(Unfolding Tea Bowl Sculpture)
Hand-built, fired, glazed, painted clay

Margaret Kasahara 
A Gathering of Orientals
Oil & Oil Stick on Canvas,
32 x 60 inches

Mike Foran, Watercolor on Paper.

Robert Wells,
36" x 48" Oil on Linen


Thursday, March 1, 2012

What's Hot March 2012

Pop culture is always changing- trends, perspectives, images, styles, ideas.  While it is quickly changing, there is always something new to learn, see and experience! 

Gotye, Somebody that I Used to Know

I love the artistic background paired with the haunting lyrics! With over 91 MILLION views this music video is a sensation because of the combination of the thoughtful stop-motion and minimalist beginning.

Clyfford Still Museum explores One Painting at a Time!

Friday, March 2, 2012 | 2:30 p.m.
Join Clyfford Still Museum staff to explore the collection of 825 paintings one painting at a time. Each talk will begin in the galleries and focus on deep exploration of a single masterwork by Clyfford Still. Talks will last approximately 30 minutes and occur in the gallery.
Free with Museum Admission.
PH-343, 1937. © Clyfford Still Museum Collection.

Cindy Sherman at MoMA
Sherman is one of the most iconic photographers of our time.  I have always wanted to see what she looks like behind the scenes!
She currently has an exhibition at MoMA.  
(picture from NY times)

Kate Spade New York 
Kate Spade just unveiled her latest collaboration — a line of black and white Japanese printed accessories from Australian artist Florence Broadhurst. Last year she collaborated with women in Rwanda to create The Kate Spade New York Women for Women Quinn Tote, which benefits the Women for Women International Organization. 

Margaret Kasahara, (Sandra Phillips Gallery) is a rising star in Denver - her paintings explore her cross-cultural Japanese/ American identity. Kasahara will be part of the Denver Botanic Gardens summer celebration of art culture and garden traditions of Japan, Someone Like You,  August 18th- November the 4th. You could also see her work in "Faces, Places and Spaces" in an invitational group exhibit opening at the Arvada Center, (Arvada CO) June 7th- August 26th. 

"Little People (Dolls)   "
Oil & Oil Stick on Canvas,
32 " x 32"

Pinterest the hottest new social network
Pinterest is a social network where people make virtual image boards curated in a  collection. Pinterest is a great tool to learn about artists as well as the latest trends.

Follow Sandra Phillips here: http://pinterest.com/sandraphillips/

Erin Kathleen Couture 

Save the date April 28!
Spring couture fashion show Erin Bleakly collaborates with 
Sandra Phillips Gallery for an evening of art and fashion. 

Details coming SOON! 

~ Lisa