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New Artist of the Day: Genieve Figgis

Figgis is a member of this unique, new wave of young underground artists bringing painting back to circulation this year. Quite honestly, we’re almost sure that this group’s art is the antidote to process-led abstraction that took serious hold in 2014. At 42 years old, Figgis is not a complete newbie though, but with her first solo show in New York at Bill Powers’ Half Gallery this fall, which gained lots of favorable reviews from New York Times critic Roberta.

New Artist of the Day: Dean Levin

While we are all interested and eager for Levin’s much awaited exhibition at Marianne Boesky Gallery in 2015 (who he signed with last summer) it’s hard to not recall, that stellar year he had in 2014. The South African-born artist, whose initial career choice was being an architect at Pratt, had solo exhibitions at Robert Blumenthal Gallery and Zach Feuer’s Retrospective Gallery in upstate New York, was featured in a two-person show at Rod Barton, and was included in a slew of the summer’s hottest group exhibitions—Sean Kelly…

New Artist of the Day: Sebastian Lloyd Rees

After studying at Goldsmiths in London, 27-year-old Rees and his art-making partner Ali Eisa started the Lloyd Corporation, working on many site-specific installation, sculpture, and artists books. Since forming, the duo has enjoyed solo shows at London’s Carlos/Ishikawa, and the artists are prominently featured in the Hayward Gallery’s acclaimed 2014…

New Artist of the Day: Amalia Ulman

Ulman made a a sensational entrance this year with her social media performance Excellences & Perfections, in which the artist undertook a physical alteration—both real (including plastic surgery) and fictionalized—to recreate and reassemble her image as the “Hot Babe,” a character she believes that both the media and social media demand…