Posts Tagged ‘Ari Lankin’

Arlene's Grocery - Arnold P. Jaxson & The Love Owls

Arlene’s Grocery – Arnold P. Jaxson & The Love Owls

April 22, 2014  |  Exhibition, Painting  |  No Comments

Arnold P. Jaxson & The Love Owls are having a one month art residency at Arlene’s Grocery in the Lower East Side. A talented group of Love Owls showed up in NYC with dreams of taking the stage with Arnold P. Jaxson and becomming the next American Idol.

Opening night party is April 22nd, 6-8PM.
Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St, Between Ludlow and Allen St

All works are mixed media on hand-torn heavyweight printmaking paper and approximately 8 x 10 inches. Email for availability.

 

Highwire Love Owl Process and Video

April 13, 2014  |  Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments
Ari Lankin

Highwire Love Owl | 48 x 60 inches | oil on canvas

PINK PARADISE | Process Video

Ari Lankin

Pink Paradise | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | sold

A MUSEUM LABEL FROM THE ARTIST AND HIS PEERS:

 

Pink Paradise
71 x 71 inches
acrylic on canvas

Pink Paradise melds various biological imagery into abstract forms to evoke the indefinable energies of our existence.  Ambiguous representations of neurons and sex organs interacting with mechanical constructions serves as a conduit for the artist to embody his intuition.

Click here to download a free wallpaper of this painting for your phone.

 

EUREKA, FOR POE | Process Video Release

September 25, 2013  |  Featured, New Painting, Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments
Eureka, for Poe 71 x 71 inches acrylic on canvas

Eureka, for Poe | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | available

 

A MUSEUM LABEL FROM THE ARTIST AND HIS PEERS:

Eureka for Poe
71 x 71 inches
acrylic on canvas

Executed with diverse application techniques, this painting creates pictorial and metaphorical depth to reward multiple viewings. The surface echoes the night sky, a familiar visage, but upon deeper inspection yields a more complex system, a gateway to a more universal perspective.

Click here to download a free wallpaper of this painting for your phone.

Music by AndyCracks – “The Fixz”

PLAY | New Process Video +

September 13, 2013  |  Exhibition, New Painting, Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments
Ari Lankin

Play | 71 x 71 | acrylic on canvas | SOLD

 

A MUSEUM LABEL FROM THE ARTIST AND HIS PEERS:

Play
71 x 71 inches
acrylic on canvas

The youthful, buoyant composition reflects the capriciousness of Play. At the moment of creation the artist discovers the brightly colored geometry. It is our birthright to feel the joy inherent in play, and this painting reminds us to retain that sense of unplanned exuberance, always available, but often overlooked.

 ”2Bob” – Written and performed by AndyCracks.

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History of The Cracks

Part of the current solo exhibition DESTINATION UNKNOWN in New York City, open until September 25th, 2013.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS AS A FREE WALLPAPER FOR YOUR PHONE.

EUPHORIA | New Process Video

September 9, 2013  |  Exhibition, New Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments
Euphoria | 71 x 71 | acrylic on canvas | SOLD

Euphoria | 71 x 71 | acrylic on canvas | SOLD

 

A MUSEUM LABEL FROM THE ARTIST AND HIS PEERS:

Euphoria
71 x 71 inches
acrylic on canvas

Our inclination to find significant forms in random and chaotic stimuli is a well documented psychological phenomenon called pareidolia. Using this property, the artist makes a colorful, nebulous abstraction become figurative. Within the fertile surface we are invited to imagine courtesans and witches, sorcerers and prophets, healers and hypnotists. You see what you want, it dissolves, and you see something else.

pareidolia  (ˌpæraɪˈdəʊlɪə)

— n - the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist, as in considering the moon to have human features. (courtesy of Dictionary.com)

Insight into the creation of the music -

The music was inspired by the movements of the colors and the transformation of the shapes. The goal was to create a three phased movement to go with the painting; 1/Flashback, 2/Psychedelic, and 3/Trance. The sequence of sounds starts with a flashback through memory, followed by a psychedelic tribal gathering, and then followed by the peak of the high in trance which moves into more of a dance feel. Three phases of movement towards a desired Euphoria

-AndyCracks
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History of The Cracks

Part of the current solo exhibition DESTINATION UNKNOWN in New York City.

Brainstorm | New Process Video

August 22, 2013  |  Featured, New Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments

For optimum viewing set the above video to HD.

Brainstorm | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | available

Brainstorm | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | available

Part of my solo exhibition DESTINATION UNKNOWN in NYC, and now available for acquisition.

Ari Lankin in OBTRUSIV Magazine | “BE GRACIOUS”

August 20, 2013  |  Exhibition, In The News, video  |  No Comments

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Obtrusiv Magazine ran a video feature and interview about my current exhibition DESTINATION UNKOWN. They stopped by the gallery before the opening reception to ask me some questions and check out the works in person.

Follow the link below to read the interview and watch the video to hear some of my candid thoughts on painting.

OBTRUSIV | ARI LANKIN, “BE GRACIOUS”

After checking out the article, I suggest liking Obtrusiv on Facebook.  They are covering some very cool stuff in the art, music, and fashion industries.

 

DESTINATION UNKNOWN:

For acquisitions or a viewing appointment contact RL Fine Arts

Ari Lankin

Eureka, for Poe | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Pink Paradise | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Play | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | SOLD

Ari Lankin

Euphoria | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas | SOLD

Ari Lankin

Brainstorm | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Intuitions | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Infinity (CMYK 2.0) | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

DESTINATION UNKNOWN – Solo Exhibition NYC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY  - RL Fine Arts is please to present an exhibition of new paintings by New York based artist Ari Lankin.

This is the artist’s second show with the gallery, and shows his evolving mastery of the medium of paint- ing. Working for the first time on larger canvases, these exciting paintings are testament to Lankin mov- ing his art and expression into new and dynamic areas, constantly pushing the limits of his technique and sense of composition to produce paintings full of joy and energy.

The cycle/series of these works is very much entwined with Lankin’s sense of spirituality. We move from the first cognition of space and the infinite beyond, through the gathering of energies into life form, the pulsing of physical matter and mental force, through to a culmination of spirit, dissolving and leading once again to infinity. It is an ambitious and thoughtful series that, for the artist, brings a varied expression that encapsulates his very personal and unique style, honoring the brilliance of abstract art that precedes him, but also approaches new territory. The works explode with energy and physicality, pathways and mindscapes for the viewer to commune with.

I find it fascinating that an image, specifically a painting, has the ability to stimulate many levels of the human psyche. The long history of painting has proven that the imagery and consideration of materials is as varied as the people who paint. This history offers a healthy challenge to me as a maker of objects and images. It is my passion to foster a better understanding of the world I live in through the medium of painting. – Ari Lankin

Ari Lankin has a great respect for art history and exploration of materials. He is known for several bodies of work exploring abstraction, conceptual ideas, and painting from observation. He worked at the Guggenheim for over seven years as an educator spending countless hours engaged with art objects and patrons. Not only a painter, he collaborates in a wide variety of media with individuals and brands. Some of his most notable col- laborations are designing a limited edition shoe for Adidas, assisting Tino Sehgal during his solo show at the Guggenheim, and recent painting commissions for a Fortune 500 company. Lankin lives in Manhattan where he has had his studio in East Harlem for the past seven years. He received his BFA with High Honors in Painting and Economics from Brandeis University.

Paintings:

Click this link to view thumbnails of all the paintings which you can easily select for a higher resolution view.

Ari Lankin

Awakening | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Sacred Place | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Elixir | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Passion Untamed | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Heliopause | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Festival | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Rendezvous | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Inner Light | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

New Moon (Eureka, for Poe) | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Pink Paradise | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Play | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Euphoria | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Brainstorm | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Intuitions | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

Ari Lankin

Infinity (CMYK 2.0) | 71 x 71 inches | acrylic on canvas

 

Contact RL Fine Arts for viewing and acquisition:

39 W. 19th St. #612, New York, NY

 

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Bodhi of Love | New Painting and Process Video

Bodhi of Love | New Painting and Process Video

June 12, 2013  |  New Painting, Painting, PROCESS, video  |  No Comments

A new painting and process video. I decided to forego the usual breakdown of the process and allow the image and the video to speak for itself.

Bodhi of Love | 48 x 60 inches | acrylic on canvas

Bodhi of Love | 48 x 60 inches | acrylic on canvas


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