James T. Williamson: It’s Hard Work

The latest sculpture by Brooklyn artist James T. Williamson, titled "It's Hard Work," is a spoof on the traditional plaster presidential bust. What began in 2001 as a study to better understand Bush's face, the all-to-familiar squinting visage comes in a military green, slate blue, red and tan. Williamson says, "I had been creating two dimensional Bush protraits and caricatures and was frustrated by his …

Chris Jordan – Running the Numbers: An American Portrait

Chris Jordan started 2007 with a new photographic series that lenses contemporary American Culture via the absurdity of some very American statistics. Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption), 61,000 Hummer logos (equal to number of Hummers sold in 2005), 2.3 million Americans in prison or a trillion dollars spent on the Iraq war. Jordan portrays …

Tra Selhtrow

Grant Barnhart, the artist also known as Tra Selhtrow, put up some new limited edition prints at Duistudio yesterday. His compositions offer distorted narratives inhabited by lucid animals, humans and often a cross between the two. His latest body of work deals with wars in general and takes historical images/icons and places them into one scene. He comments, "Living in a western culture bombarded with …