The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Monday, April 27, 2015


Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents First Museum Exhibition by Daniel Cummings
Cummings (b. 1980) is a graduate of the MFA program in sculpture at UCLA.
SANTA MONICA, CA.- The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Daniel Cummings: Recent Paintings (on view through April 16, 2011), the first museum exhibition for this young, up-and-coming artist. SMMoA consistently premieres the work of artists who have gone on to make important contributions in contemporary art, including Brody Condon, Urs Fischer, Rebecca Morris, Joel Morrison, and Henry Taylor.

The exhibition runs in Project Room 2 concurrently with Al Taylor: Wire Instruments and Pet Stains, the first American museum survey of work by this important and prolific artist, and in Project Room 1, The Donkey Show.

Cummings (b. 1980) is a graduate of the MFA program in sculpture at UCLA, where he transferred his interest in 3-dimensional objects to painting. His abstract work plays with space and color in a variety of scales. Deceptively simple at first glance, his paintings are in fact, meticulously structured and complex formal compositions.

Daniel Cummings: Recent Paintings features six new works that investigate surface and pictorial depth, as well as the space between abstraction and figuration. In works like Metro, figures seem to emerge from shadowy environments, eluding to deep space and movement. Works like Untitled—with its central, ghostly, soft pink blur placed on background shapes in orange, blue, white, and black—deftly combine loose and semi-transparent washes with carefully wrought pictorial structure.

Born in Pittsburgh, Cummings lives and works in Los Angeles.





Today's News

January 24, 2011

Mary McCartney Opens First Solo Show in Germany at Contributed, Studio for the Arts

First Show, Since 2005, of Recent Work by Ellen Gallagher at Gagosian in New York

Egyptian Government Officially Asks Berlin to Return 3,300-Year-Old Bust of Queen Nefertiti

Comfortably Above Low Estimate, Sotheby's Americana Week Brings $14.4 Million

Flash, Superman, Green Lantern from $1 Million+ Collection Headline Huge Comics Event at Heritage Auctions

Van Gogh, Other Artistic Masterpieces on Display at Radford University Art Museum

Two California Groups Want Historic Decommissioned Navy Ship as a Tourist Attraction

Sotheby's Announces the Dedicated Auction of What Modern Is: The Collection of Mark McDonald

Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents First Museum Exhibition by Daniel Cummings

Kunsthalle Basel Presents First Major Solo Exhibition in Switzerland of Works by Artist Bettina Pousttchi

Art Lovers Queue through Night for Glimpse of Monet at the Grand Palais in Paris

Landmark Exhibition of John Marin's Revolutionary Watercolors in Major Art Institute Exhibition

Clark Art Institute Investigates European Portraiture in the Exhibition Eye to Eye

Images Inspired by Ed Ruscha's Admitted Love of Driving at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

New Works by Toronto-Based Artist Ray Caesar at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Nordic Water Tales by Susanna Majuri at Galerie Adler

Solo Exhibition of Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings by Jun Kaneko Opens in Cincinnati

International Center of Photography Opens Wang Qingsong: When Worlds Collide

Drawings and Photographs from the Collection of Designer Kasper at the Morgan Library

Vlatka Horvat Opens the Spring Season at Bergen Kunsthall with Major Installation

Exhibition by William Eggleston Transforms Ordinary Moments into Indelible Images

Malmo-Based Artist Christian Andersson Presents His Largest Show Ever at Moderna Museet

Retrospective of 40 Years of Richard Deacon's Work Opens at the Sprengel Museum

New York City Museum and Visitor Center to Display Brooklyn Navy Yard's 200-Year History

Art Dubai Projects to Feature New Work by More than 75 Artists in 2011 Edition

Audio-Visual Exploration of Myth and Reality in Tijuana Subject of New Exhibition

Ida Kay Greathouse, Director Emerita of the Frye Art Museum, Dies

Conquer the Tower at Windsor Castle: A New Tour Launches this Summer

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Archaeologists find 5,000-year-old skeletons in an ancient village in northern India

2.- Exhibition at the Louvre museum offers rare glimpse of the ancient Thracian culture

3.- Most Britons ignorant over Battle of Waterloo: National Army Museum poll

4.- Sotheby's to offer the historic collection of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

5.- Van Gogh and Rothko: Two masterpieces of modern art unveiled at Sotheby's London

6.- Recently discovered self-portrait headlines 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty' at MFA Boston

7.- Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, world's top-earning model, makes teary last catwalk turn

8.- Le Corbusier legacy threatened by revelations in new books that architect was 'fascist'

9.- Groundbreaking photographs of India's Sidi community go on show in the UK for the first time

10.- William and Kate: royal parents with a modern image



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site