Alison Hall’s Hypnotic Paintings Invite Slow Looking

Alison Hall, “A Ballad (for this pain in my heart), (2022), oil, graphite, and plaster on panel; artist frame, Virginia maple and plaster, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (all photos by Cary Whittier, courtesy the artist and SOCO Gallery) The artists who many critics cite when writing about Alison Hall’s paintings are Agnes Martin, … Read more

Artists in Denver Invite You to Their Yards, Living Rooms, and Skating Rinks

DENVER — When a tree was removed from Jessica Langley and Ben Kinsley’s apartment courtyard in Ridgewood, Queens, laundry lines were strung up in the space it left behind. “I just wanted to hang laundry,” Kinsley confessed on a call with Hyperallergic, but Langley noticed herself judging a neighbor with four versions of the same … Read more