Lynne Golob Gelfman on Process and Her New Show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Often on the back on canvases, art manifests in mysterious ways for the painter

The Pérez Art Museum Miami unveiled the most comprehensive showing ever of Lynne Golob Gelfman‘s work this past weekend. The show, Grids, features 20 of Gelfman’s paintings—spanning various series, inspirations and methods since she began painting in 1971. Gelfman is a self-described trickster; when she begins on a piece, she says “the trickster enters.” The traditionally trained artist has forged a longstanding career built on rule-bending …

Jillian Mayer’s Data Warping Art Series: IMPRESSIONS

Short films and billboards that toy with the metrics of identity and their usage

Once again artist Jillian Mayer has managed to subvert and twist the fabric of culture in a way that’s both comedic and clever. Rolling off the success of her sculptural series “Slumpies” on display at the Perez Art Museum Miami through January, Mayer then debuted two short films at this year’s Borscht Film Festival. As an aside, it’s been a good few years for Borscht …

Jillian Mayer’s “Day Off” at David Castillo Gallery, Miami

A video exhibition questioning our virtual place in the real world

Virtual reality might be the next greatest step in storytelling but artist and filmmaker Jillian Mayer already observes something askew—a separation of person and environment that has very comical implications. In her latest gallery exhibition, “Day Off” at Miami’s David Castillo Gallery, Mayer (a member of the Miami-based cultural coalition known as Borscht Corp) presents a series of short films and photography that outline this …