Kate Newby on The Berliner

Give and take: Kate Newby on her new show at the Klosterruine Kate Newby is digging into the foundation of The Klosterruine as part of her new show: anything, anything. New Zealand-born artist Kate Newby aims to alter our perception of Klosterruine, one of Berlin’s oldest buildings, through subtle brick interventions splicing through its floor. Extending beyond the length of the building, the lines resonate with markings from different people …
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Eve Tagny on Actual News Magazine

Multidisciplinary artist Eve Tagny cultivates memory with gardens To understand how local artists shape the material to extract their vision of the world, you have to meet them. Spotlight is a series of portraits that appears every end of the month. Forays into the world of creators who work on their works in unusual ways, away from current cultural events. The second our interview ends, on a Tuesday morning in …
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Hangama Amiri in Juliet Art Magazine

In conversation with Hangama Amiri By Irene Follador At the T293 gallery in Rome, the solo show, Reminiscences II, by Hangama Amiri (Kabul, 1989) presents tapestries and fabric sculptures; a series in which the artist focuses on the essential themes of her artistic practice. Hangama Amiri reflects on her origins and personal experience as an Afghan exile by narrating nostalgia, detachment, identity and the feminine. The works exhibited in Reminiscences II are a study of the …
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Hangama Amiri in C Magazine

“Circle of Friends” — Hangama Amiri By Samantha Lance When I walked into Cooper Cole on a cloudy Saturday afternoon, I found myself pulled into the warmth and love emanating from Hangama Amiri’s newest series of textiles and drawings, which features portraits of her closest friends, colleagues, and patrons from New Haven and New York. With a painterly approach to making textiles, Amiri layers and stitches together different types of …
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Maureen Gruben Featured on ARTnews

The Best Booths at Frieze New York Maureen Gruben at Cooper Cole By Maximilíano Durón Four mixed-media etchings immediately draw you into this solo presentation of Maureen Gruben, an Indigenous artist from Tuktoyaktuk in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The works are made in memory of the artist’s father, Eddie, who was a well-regarded trapper and community figure. The basis of these etchings are aerial survey photographs created to map ice coverage …
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Hangama Amiri on CBC Arts

How Hangama Amiri’s extraordinary textile portraits bridge her past and present By Vivian Rashotte Hangama Amiri is an Afghan Canadian artist who’s known around the world for making masterpieces out of fabric. A lot of that fabric is from a home she was forced to leave. Amiri was seven years old when the Taliban seized control of Kabul in 1996. Years later, after fleeing Afghanistan and settling in Canada with …
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Maureen Gruben Featured on Cultured

Watch Out for These 5 Rising Artists Making Their Frieze New York Debuts Maureen Gruben at Cooper Cole By Sara Roffino […] The tribute includes Gruben’s Nakataq etchings, made on aerial survey prints that oil companies use to document ice coverage and oil wells in the Arctic Ocean. Gruben scavenged the prints (as she does much of her material) from abandoned work camps near her ancestral land, on the northernmost part …
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Emma Kohlmann in Peripheral Review

Emma Kohlmann at Cooper Cole By Michael Thompson The final scene of William Dear’s academy award–winning Harry and the Hendersons (1987), sees patriarch George Henderson, played by John Lithgow, lead his family into a dense wood situated atop a secluded mountain range. They’ve fled here in an effort to escape a pursuing tail of journalists and covert government agents who are eager to capture the family’s illicit cargo: a giant sasquatch …
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