The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Thursday, February 22, 2018


Tamar Halpern's first solo exhibition with On Stellar Rays opens in New York
Tamar Halpern, How the Thing Sings, 2014. UltraChrome ink on linen, 70 by 60 inches (177.75 x 152.4 cm). Courtesy On Stellar Rays and the artist.


NEW YORK, NY.- On Stellar Rays announces the opening — on Sunday, February 22 — of Tamar Halpern’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, My Voice at the Pace of Drifting Clouds.

Halpern presents new paintings on linen, using photography, collage, and ink-jet printing to build layered surfaces combining graphic elements and more atmospheric imagery.

As with previous work, photography plays an essential role in Halpern’s studio, capturing simple visual information available in her immediate environment — walls, floors, water, textiles, a cat, a screen, the work itself — in an improvisational and nondiscriminatory manner that acknowledges the subjective nature of photography, while further actuating the fragmentary and non-specific nature of circulated images.

Halpern’s new work also embraces an additive process that is decidedly painterly. Her signature techniques — especially those working on photo paper — are present, albeit as collage, along with numerous other printing processes and more physical gestures, generating a palpable tension between the flatness of digital images and the plasticity of painting. The process of layering defies conventional use of representational space; Halpern’s personal experiences, her temporal and visual point of view, collapse into a single, ever-present, and shifting surface, a record of the acts and moments that took place in its making.

Halpern frequently makes allusions to music, evoking an acoustic space that depends on a continuous present moment, like improvisational jazz. The title of the exhibition, My Voice at the Pace of Drifting Clouds, is appropriated from a song by Merzbow, the stage name of Japanese noise musician Masami Akita. Merzbow is known for his complex recording and fusion of analog and digital sound samples, described as compositions of residue, waste, or feedback noise. Although Halpern is working with a visual language, the process is similar, surmounting the divide between the digital and analog — the mechanical and the natural — opening the possibility that perhaps amid the dense and often overwhelming chatter of day-to-day information, an impartial attentiveness may offer patterns, beauty, ideas, new potential.





Today's News

February 24, 2015

The Barnes Foundation discovers two sketches by Paul Cézanne behind watercolors

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announces major gift from Rothschild heirs

Mexico's Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu: From radio Disc Jockey to Oscar winner

Sotheby's Paris to offer significant collection of French 17th and 18th century paintings

Barbican exhibits the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists

Marlborough Fine Art to offer a monumental painting by Andy Warhol at ArtBasel Hong Kong

Pictures from the father of photography and pioneers of the art of photography to be auctioned

Sotheby's to offer one of the world's largest private Swatch collections ever known

Rare 14th century ceramic flask leads the Bonhams Fine Japanese & Korean Works of Art Sale

Regal sarcophagus with a message for the ages will hold court in Ancient Resource's March 8 auction

Exhibition at Jeu de Paume presents a selection of Taryn Simon's works produced since 2000

Exhibition at Peabody Essex Museum celebrates superlative contemporary wood art

Exhibition is the first of its kind to examine tea's influence on art and culture around the globe

Exhibition at Palais de Tokyo explores the many fields of artistic creation

Tamar Halpern's first solo exhibition with On Stellar Rays opens in New York

Spink China to offer the rarest type of the note from the first series renminbi

Memorial exhibition at David Finlay Jr. explores six decades of Charles Cajori's works

Hayward Gallery Project Space presents a solo show of Sheila Hicks

Leon Ferrari work bought for Middlesbrough Institute of Art

National Air and Space Museum celebrates Hubble's 25th anniversary

Solo exhibition by New York artist Lauren Luloff opens at Marlborough Chelsea

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- The Morgan explores the Medieval world's fascinating approach to the passage of time

2.- Experts discover hidden ancient Maya structures in Guatemala

3.- Egyptian archaeologists unveil tomb of Old Kingdom priestess Hetpet

4.- The Speed Art Museum and Italian Ministry reach loan agreement on ancient calyx-krater

5.- Major exhibition features artistic masterpieces from the glorious Church of the Gesù

6.- From Beowulf to Chaucer, the British Library makes 1,000 years of rich literary history freely available online

7.- Truck damages Peru's ancient Nazca lines

8.- Trish Duebber is new Coordinator of Youth Programs at Boca Raton Museum Art School

9.- Exhibition examines the way art, like language, was used to articulate a rhetoric of exclusion

10.- The Dallas Museum of Art announces gift of three major European works



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


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com 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
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful