“I’m a scientist, and as a scientist I’ve come across the opinion that scientists suck the wonder out of everything – they make things dry. But as a scientist, that couldn’t be further from the truth.” Continue reading
Every artist is preoccupied with something. Sex. Death. Media. Time. For John Slepian the preoccupation is art itself.
“It is very much art about art,” Slepian says of his solo exhibition, Update, currently on display at the Axiom Gallery. He says he hopes his pieces pose a list of questions: “What part of it is what you’re looking at? What part of it is what you’re experiencing? What does it mean to look at something like painting in the world that we live in now? What were people thinking when they were making classic modern art? Was the world different then? It kind of was.”
Update is a collision of two worlds– mid-century Modernism transformed by the mechanisms of the 21st century. Continue reading