6/08/2006

Eric Sall

33 comments:

Painter said...

Eric Sall @
ATM
619 b west 27th street
new york, ny 10001

dubz said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love this guy. where the hell did he come from? all of a sudden..... kick ass paintings by eric sall.

Bunko Boy said...

This is a great painting show! It is a must see.

exu said...

you got yer candy rainbow-you got yer expressionist red-you got some black and white-i got indigestion

zipthwung said...

If you have ever been in a car with bad shocks on a bumpy road and a sketchbook, I'm sure you understand that I enjoy this painting's joi de vivre.

The red upper area bugs me more than the lower area.

The semi circular smears do nothing for me formally, allthough they do suggest surf.

A flight recorder washed ashore?

Uncle Jesse said...

I'm glad to see somebody so boldly displaying thier hatred for seascapes in public like this. Go Eric!

Baron von Rashke said...

I am pretty sure the painting posted is not in Sall's current show at ATM. I like the painting posted but his current show is better, quite excellent in fact. I walked into ATM the other day not knowing this artist's work at all and I was floored by his stuff. This guy is the real thing.

Baron von Rashke said...

I am pretty sure the painting posted is not in Sall's current show at ATM. I like the painting posted but his current show is better, quite excellent in fact. I walked into ATM the other day not knowing this artist's work at all and I was floored by his stuff. This guy is the real thing.

zipthwung said...

die!

Burgerder said...

love the psychadelic scary shark painting in a red storm.

Cooky Blaha said...

this doesnt do it for me..
Off the subject, what the fuk is up with Katherina Grosse painting skateboards now????

JpegCritic said...

Hmmm...
I've already put in for an order for Katharina Fritsch Skupted
Skateboard... Does the Grosse model come with DVI-D connectors or DVI-I connectors? As long as it looks cool, that's fine with me.

no-where-man said...

Why are there so many songs about rainbows
and what's on the other side?
Rainbows are visions, but only illusions,
and rainbows have nothing to hide.
So we've been told and some choose to believe it.
I know they're wrong, wait and see.
Someday we'll find it, the rainbow connection.
The lovers, the dreamers and me.

ad3pt said...

howard hodgkins
gerhardt richter squeegee action

doesn't seem like the work is resolved however - but definitely dude has some guts

brent hallard said...

I'm late, probably the last on this...

Rainbow! is that the lead in, painter?
The previous post would not sell well, say in +++++.
The current post image holds all the signs of a systematic spring roll (harumaki).
It's nice, though, and who does not love an art that is systematized (that does so expressively--move to escape it)?
However, the spatial smart and musical timbre is not there. I read it not as a painting, or of a master mismatch of techniques. Instead a marriage of things that I would likely see in ++++.
It's naughty, but not naughty in the way that would unexpectedly expect naughty to play something unexpectedely!

Yet, interesting!

flesheater99 said...

I don't know. I mean I saw this show and I have to say at risk of sounding bitter..this show screams 'COLLEGE'! Or maybe it's the fact that this show is so much what me and my peers were doing in college 10 years ago(none of whom are doing the same). Or maybe it's the fact that these paintings are so close to what I was doing then and I never made a dime offa any of it nor did I have a show of it in NYC nor did I ever even put in any effort to make a dime offa it and instead of 'really' trying I just kinda stopped caring, gave up everything I valued and had a nervous breakdown. Expecting to 'fix' myself I got prescribed a thousand anti-psychotics-anti-depressants-anti-deal-with-your-own-shit-drugs and had a newer and better doctor OK'd toxified breakdown all the while never realizing all it takes is a little brown water, a little green, a little lovin, some friends, and a wholotta Led Zeppelin to make it all worth while and new again(I'm simplifying of course...we could talk about the newest Aphex Twin).

These paintings remind me of a certain woman 90's painter whose work I used to jock real hard whose name I can't remember and it's been bugging me for about 24 hours now...not Kaneda, not Fiero, real slick...dammit what was her name? Maybe she was at Luhring Augustine?? She was hot shit there for like a minute in the early/mid 90's.

These arent' bad paintings(Sall)..they are well constructed compositions cobbled together from styles from a grab-bag that's already been mad looted


So there, college did teach me something...I'm jealous. Good work, Mr Sall.

zipthwung said...

Yeah they are academic, part of the MIckey Mouse Klub and I drink a 16 oz cup of coffee a day - caffeine unzips your DNA, and I love mutants.

If I were doing this (and I'm not) I'd go for more drama and space as BH sayeth, and some scale. Why not?
I think I rejected this way of working in sixth grade.

Rules are rules.

Spring rolls are great. I like the fresh ones (are there any other kind?) not the deep fried fresh frozen ones at the ghetto mart. Reason enough to sell something.

bluebalz said...

lydia dona?fiona rae?

zipthwung said...

I have a picture of Lydia Donna. I liked her haircut.

zipthwung said...

Ottmann: Your work is regarded by some as not accessible without being versed in poststructuralist literature, in particular the writings of Kristeva, Deleuze, and Guattari.

Dona: I think that most people are drawn to painting that is very apparent, that is more impasto, based on a different color scheme, more formal in its orientation, and singular rather than collective in its components. I am addressing many things simultaneously, which can overwhelm and distract the viewer from looking at one thing because the viewer is confronted with another. All these models are a way of questioning and intriguing rather than giving straight answers. If whoever doesn’t understand my work could see that the paintings are not about answers but about questions, it may help them get over their fear.

You have nothing to fear but fear itself.

flesheater99 said...

Fiona Rae. that's it.

Circle gets a Square!

chicomacho said...

yeah, the paintings look great and i am all excited for a moment till i sit back and then am reminded of fiona rae, pia frieze and (take a look at) jennifer reeves work in the very early 90s, its almost dead on at times! that said, the dude has the technique down!

closeuup said...

I was lookin up Fiona Rae because I always liked her. Shes not doing anything like this anymore.

But I found this guy at PaceWildenstein. Thought he was dead. Love this work.

Antoni Tàpies: New Paintings
April 21, 2006 — June 30, 2006
PW 57th St

chicomacho said...

yo flesheater, funny you say 'college paintings' if you look at his cv, the dude is still in college! grad school, but thats still college right?

flesheater99 said...

well tht explains that.

Good work Mr Sall.

Dennis Matthews said...

thanks for posting eric's work. he just received his masters from vcu. i do agree that the style is contrived and a "grab bag" of many other artists. nice guy though. personally i'm more of a fan of Saul Becker's work who just got his masters too from vcu. eric's wife Rachel Hayes is a very interesting artist on her own right, she has shown widely in Richmond, including 1708 Gallery, Reynolds, and ADA Gallery. You should've posted her.

dirty girl chick said...

I checked into ATM today and found out that this "college" artist sold out his entire show and is back at where ever his college is making more. I assume to satisfy a waiting list. Either the ATM guy is a great dealer or Sall is a very good painter. I think both factors are most likely in effect here. These are definately good paintings.

zipthwung said...

BUT HOW MUCH DID HE MAKE?

you can seel out a show to your friends and family. Doesn't mean dick.

And furthermore, fucking napalm the motherfucking colleges, thats where they breed. Motherfuckers.

chicomacho said...

he looks like a good painter, im sure ATM does their thing, only thing is, usually artists who sell out shows in school or just out end up staying in school, cause they have to become teachers!

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Eduardo Ibarra said...

I like the work but then i don't they work but then they don't

Eduardo Ibarra
1994 KCAI grad
http://eduardo-ibarra.blogspot.com/

d'metrius rice said...

yummy