Pasadena Museum of California Art exhibit offers more boldly immersive feminine perspectives on nature and the environment

Pasadena Museum of California Art exhibit offers more boldly immersive feminine perspectives on nature and the environment

“Has there ever been a better time to discuss women and the environment?” So asks artist Constance Mallinson in conversation about “The Feminine Sublime,” an exhibit she curated that opens at the Pasadena Museum of California Art this weekend. Addressing themes of feminine perspective, environmental degradation and the artistic concept of the sublime, “The Feminine [...]
Yvette Gellis: Movement and Duration, Seeking the Ineffable…

Yvette Gellis: Movement and Duration, Seeking the Ineffable…

By Gary Brewer “First of all, on the surface on which I am going to paint, I draw a rectangle of whatever size I want, which I regard as a window through which the subject to be painted is seen.” ~Leon Battista Alberti, De pictura, 1435 Studio Visit with Yvette Gellis. Photo Credit Gary Brewer. [...]
Yvette Gellis – Beyond all Scope of Sense

Yvette Gellis – Beyond all Scope of Sense

Brunnhofer Galerie Eröffnung: Freitag 29. Jänner 2016, 19.00 Uhr mit literarisch-musikalischer-performance von: Elisabeth Brunnhofer u. Paul Jaeg Dauer der Ausstellung bis Samstag 5. März 2016 http://www.brunnhofer.at/termine.php?vorschau=1&node=332&lang=en Artist Statement (excerpt) My work derives inspiration from the world in which I live and work. Wandering through various cities and environments with their endlessly shifting landscapes, often incongruous, [...]
Yvette Gellis @ Toomey Tourell

Yvette Gellis @ Toomey Tourell

by DAVID M. ROTH From Da Vinci to Picasso to Hockney, shifts in perspective have long reflected changes in how technology enables us to see.  Non-Objective painting (and later Abstract Expressionism), with their focus on matters of the spirit, seem to have flown right past the immediate environs of their creators, thereby sidestepping any significant [...]
SF GATE-  Kenneth Baker – SF Chronicle

SF GATE- Kenneth Baker – SF Chronicle

By Kenneth Baker  Art Critic SF Chronicle Friday, March 13, 2015 Yvette Gellis at Toomey Tourell: March 13, 2015 by Kenneth Baker Too little contemporary painting delivers a sense of adventure either to informed or uninitiated viewers. Count the work of Los Angeles painter Yvette Gellis an exception. Her paintings, in Toomey Tourell's final exhibition at its [...]