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  • SLATE - BETTI ONO - MERCURY 20 - WAREHOUSE 416

    02.05.16

    Reported by Maura McMichael

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    Slate Contemporary: Crystallography.

    Artists: Henry Riekena, Peter Tonningsen, Jamie Banes, Liz Hickok.

    Review and images by Maura McMichael.

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    Henry Riekena's abstract has a vibrational feel.

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    Layered painting by Henry Riekena.

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    Otherworldly creations by Liz Hickok.

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    Liz Hickok playing with scale and different mediums.

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    House structure by Jamie Banes has branches and lights in the interior.

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    Jamie Banes mixed media sculptures glow.

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    Sculpture by Jamie Banes.

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    Peter Tonningsen creates repetitive metropolitan prints.

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    City structured prints.

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    Betti Ono: BRITTSENSE - #222ForgottenCities, The Power of Melanin.

    Review and images by Maura McMichael: BRITTSENSE shows the struggle and the beauty of black communities through her photography.

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    BRITTSENSE shows photography of black life.

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    Juxtaposed photos in above image closer create a conversation.

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    "222 Brooklyn Sisterhood".

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    "222 Unconditional Love".

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    Artist BRITTSENSE aka Brittani Sensabaugh.

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    Portaits of the youth community.

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    Wall of photography show struggles within black communities.

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    Hairstyles.

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    Portraits of youth community.

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    "222 Freedom".

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    Mercury 20: Mercury Twenty at Ten - Anniversary Exhibit.

    Artists: Jann Nunn, Mary Curtis Ratcliff, Ruth Tabancay, Terryl Dunn, Chris Komater, Leah Markos, Carlo Fantin, Julianne W. Sterling, Jill McLennan, Fernando Reyes, Joanna Salska, PK Frizzell, Nick Dong, Eric Bohr, Charlie Milgrim, KC Rosenberg, Kathy King, Kerry Vander Meer, Julie Alvarado.

    Review and images by Maura McMichael: Mercury 20 showcases its many talented artists in an anniversary show.

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    Johanna Salska shows her work in tapestries(left) and mixed media works(right).

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    Paint cans are visually distorted by layer of glass, by PK Frizzell.

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    Tar paper airplanes cast intriguing shadows by Charlie Milgrim.

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    "Five" by Eric Bohr.

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    Kinetic installation with levitating cube by Nick Dong. Pictures cannot do it justice.

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    "Improvisations" by Jo Ann Biagini.

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    Found wood sculpture by Katy King.

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    Graphite Drawing by Julianne W. Sterling.

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    "Garage Portraits" by Jill McLennan.

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    Paper cut outs; "Jesus" by Carlo Fantin.

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    Photography by Chris Komater.

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    Jann Nunn with her art, a two sided graphite drawing.

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    Sewing and painting come together on KC Rosenberg's canvas.

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    Julie Alvarado playfully assembles multiple paintings.

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    Warehouse 416: Black Male Artists on Art - INVISIBLE MEN.

    Artists: Charles Curtis Blackwell, Damon Powell, TheArthur Wright, Mark Harris, Raymond Haywood, Courageous, Gene Dominque, Arthur Norcome.

    Images and captions by by Maura McMichael.

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    TheArthur has an original technique of painting with bleach.

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    Raymond Haywood's "Sunlight Rising" with mediums acrylic, alkyd, and oil on wood.

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    Raymond Haywood with his art work.

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    Harris's collages embrace circumstances of black males.

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    Mark Harris with artwork "Polarized".

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    Collages of found objects depict African life.

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    Gene Dominique makes patterns with fire in photography.

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    Photography by James Knox.

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    Classic portrait in oils by artist Courageous.

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    Expressive portraits by Charles Blackwell.

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    Oil painting by Courageous.

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    Coffee portraits by Damon Powell.

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