Interview: Reverse-Glass Painter Christopher Martin

With galleries in Aspen, Dallas and New York, an artist who has mastered organic expressionism

From Art Aspen to Scope Miami Beach and Art Southampton, artist Christopher Martin has showcased his large-scale reverse-glass paintings to great reception. The founder of Christopher Martin Gallery—with locations in Aspen, Dallas and New York—he has been exhibiting his work since a Dallas debut back in 1995. The self-taught artist employs gravity to pull layer upon layer of water and paint downward. The resulting visuals balance …

Artist Liz Nielsen’s Photograms

Colorful light paintings discovered at SOCO Gallery during Art Southampton

Back during this July’s Art Southampton fair, we became transfixed by a series of large scale images within the walls of the Charlotte, NC-based SOCO Gallery booth. Upon further inspection, the works turned out to be photograms by Brooklyn-based artist Liz Nielsen. For those unfamiliar with the term, a photogram is a work of art produced with photography equipment, but not a camera. In essence, …

3×1 + Token Surfboards’ Denim-Inlaid Surfboards

To celebrate its latest store opening in Southampton, high-end denim company 3×1 has linked up with Brooklyn-based Token Surfboards for a three-piece collection of denim-inlaid surfboards. Token has taken 3×1’s premium fabrics and glassed them into their hand-shaped boards, adding indigo color-blocking while also providing reinforcement in critical areas. The line-up includes two longboards and a shorter egg-shape—perfect for easy riding or mounting on a …