Posts with tag: "Contemporary Visual Art"

 

 

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: BRANDON CORDREY
10/05/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: BRANDON CORDREY

OCTOBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | BRANDON CORDREYBy: Toni Tronu This month I am super excited to introduce Brandon Cordrey, a mixed media collage artist, living in Raleigh, North Carolina. His works’ content frequently focuses on information transfer, thinking of humans as data processing units. He earned his BFA from East Carolina University in Painting and Drawing and his work has been exhibited across the state of North Carolina and Tennessee.I chose Brandon because many people feel berated by the amount of information they have to decipher on a day to day basis. Not only is his work hyper-relevant, but it seems to express these issues through a layered canvas with ...

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill
09/11/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: BRANDON CORDREY

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill (and a bit of a rant from a Jackson Pollock fan)by Erin Riggins, Curatorial Assistant  Often when we look at a piece of artwork, we are only getting part of the story.  For me, my experience of a piece is enhanced through knowledge - knowledge of the individual/s who made it and the circumstances in which it was created.   Take for example the classic response to non-representational art. That is, to art that is not intended to accurately depict things in the natural world. Someone looks at a Jackson Pollock and exclaims, "My kid could do that!" Jackson Pollock, Convergance, 1952, oil on canvas, 155 x 93.5 ...