Tag Archives: Contemporary Art

There It Is @ Thinkspace featuring Brett Amory, Adam Caldwell and Seth Armstrong

Thinkspace kicked off 2011 in style on January 8th with an exhibition of new works by Oakland artists Brett Amory, Seth Armstrong and Adam Caldwell.    There It Is presents an exploration of the urban aesthetic from three unique points of … Continue reading

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Will Cotton’s Candy World @ Michael Kohn Gallery

New York artist, Will Cotton presents a new show of his candy-coated paintings at Michael Kohn Gallery on Friday, January 14th.  Known for his depiction of female nudes inhabiting a dreamy confectionary world of cotton candy clouds, candy cane forests and spumoni streams, Cotton’s latest … Continue reading

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Platinum Cheese Year in Blogging (2010)

Happy New Year Everyone!  2010 has been an exciting year for Platinum Cheese and I wanted to share some blog data along with the 10 most popular posts from the year.    It was no surprise to find The Date Farmers gracing the … Continue reading

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Where the Gentle Giants Are: The Art of Dan May

“Only artist Dan May can make something so amorphous absolutely adorable. He creates creatures that look like an embryonic hybrid of Sendak’s ‘Wild Things’ and places them in illuminated worlds of fuzzy color.” ~Ruby Winkle Platinum Cheese (PC): This past … Continue reading

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The Date Farmers Celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence @ Ace Gallery

The long-awaited exhibit by The Date Farmers opened to an enthusiastic crowd last Saturday, December 11th at Ace Gallery.  Comprised of Armando Lerma and Carlos Ramirez, The Date Farmers latest body of work continued their exploration of familiar pop iconography (ranging from … Continue reading

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‘Crooked Comfort’ @ C.A.V.E. Gallery

Last night, C.A.V.E. presented Crooked Comfort featuring English artist, CRAWW, and showcasing new works by Andy Haynes, Emma Overman, Jasmine Worth, Jennifer Springman, Marie Barr, Michael Page, Mike Maxwell, Paul Chatem, Roland Tamayo and Tatiana Suarez.  CRAWW’s new series of works is a story without … Continue reading

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Cleon Peterson’s ‘Daybreak’ @ New Image Art Gallery

The Art of Cleon Peterson The graphic depictions of brutal violence in Cleon Peterson’s paintings have never been for the timid, and his latest work is no exception.  Daybreak debuted November 20th at New Image Art Gallery. The exhibition draws inspiration … Continue reading

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