Monthly Archives: June 2012
“After the Fact : Paintings for Coco” was featured in ARTE FUSE. Read the excerpt below In the classic fantasy movie The Wizard of Oz, the moment Dorothy opens the door of her tornado blown shack from her black and white world back in Kansas – COLOR abounds then her adventure begins with the yellow brick road! The same exuberance is expressed by Evan Levine with his selected color rich abstract paintings for his solo show “After the Fact: Paintings for Coco” at the Proposition. Arte Fuse landed at the opening reception last June 9, 2012 and everything looked better live and in Technicolor. The show featured some smaller scale canvases executed between 2011 and 2012. These started off as studies, which he then took a picture of and enlarged it in order to plot each component on a bigger canvas then paint it to a more clear detailed 80 … Continue reading
Time Out: Top Five Shows: June 14–20, 2012 The Best of the Week in Art Evan Levine After the Fact : Paintings for Coco By Howard Halle Another Yale M.F.A. with a practiced hand at Cuisinarting recent and historical painting tropes, Levine offers up infectiously appealing abstractions that are richly colorful and densely composed, and seem to bounce off everything from 1980s Neo-Geo to folk-art quilts. They’re definitely an eyeful. On view at The Proposition through July 15.