Yvonne Jacquette: The Complete Woodcuts, 1987-2009

by Ariston Anderson Known for oil paintings offering aerial perspectives of New York City, over the past 22 years accomplished artist Yvonne Jacquette has also lent her talent of capturing compelling cityscapes to the art form of woodcuts. Building a collection that now includes 18 woodcuts, a retrospective of her work is currently on view at the Mary Ryan Gallery in Chelsea. Once assuming a …

Full Moon: The Apollo Missions

Opening at San Diego's Joseph Bellows Gallery this week, landscape photographer Michael Light's tightly-edited collection of 129 of the 32,000 images shot during the mission to the moon commemorate the 40th anniversary of the event. A literally unworldly visual narrative of these lunar missions, Light focuses on rarely-seen images, showcasing the beautiful aesthetic of the spacewalk, lunar lander and the blue orb that we call …

Stephen Wiltshire

British artist Stephen Wiltshire is known as the "human camera" for being able to render images of entire cityscapes in uncanny detail after only viewing the real scenes once. Wiltshire's abilities stem from his autism, but his pieces are no less stunning. Perhaps Wiltshire's condition isn't truly a disability, merely evidence that our species is still evolving.