US Art Events You Should Know About this Month


Dry turkey sucks, 2013 © James Bester

James Bester: Fluent

James Bester presents his latest collection of work: Fluent, at the UTA Artist Space in Atlanta until 29 October 2022. A major landmark in the artist's career, Bester introduces paintings to his current body of work which for a longtime has been focused exclusively on ceramic works inspired by "face jugs" brought to America by enslaved Africans. 

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Lady Bug on Tuesday, 2020 © Logan Sylve

Logan Sylve: Guitar Sounds

Logan Sylve's work is exhibiting at Chase Contemporary in New York until 18 October 2022. This new collection includes a series of large-scale canvases and works on paper created over a three-month period. The collection is an homage to the artist's love of music and painting; Bester frequently listened to rock music and practiced the guitar whilst creating this body of work.

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Triumphant Arch, 2022 © Abe Odedina

Abe Odedina: You Give Me Fever

Diane Rosenstein Gallery presents You Give Me Fever by British-Nigerian artist Abe Odedina- this is the artist's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles showcasing until 29 October 2022. Predominantly created over the course of this year, this latest collection of paintings is an exploration of the different ways in which desire can be experienced. Although Odedina is a self-described 'folk artist', this collection of works makes reference to renaissance portraiture, as many of the compositions include water and showcase figures sitting by a window with a view of the sea.

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