Last Call! Signifying Form at the Landing Gallery

To signify means, “to make a sign or signal”.  In a NYT book review penned by professor John Wideman in 1988, the writer explains how the practice of “signifying” assumes a more nuanced connotation within the black community. “In black vernacular, Signifying is a sign that words cannot be trusted, that even the most literal utterance … Continue reading Last Call! Signifying Form at the Landing Gallery

Artist a Day Challenge 2016-8: Brenna Youngblood

Moody Mondays beg for a beautifully moody piece.  Brenna Youngblood’s work combines expressionist and textural techniques with her formal background in photography.  She takes found pieces of everyday objects like discarded paper bags, tree shaped car fresheners and photographs and applies them to canvas.  Her paintings embody that point of collision between color field painting and abstraction.  Youngblood’s 2015 Project 50 Series explored … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge 2016-8: Brenna Youngblood