Cross Connect Featured Curator: DearMirah [dear-mirah.tumblr.com]
1. Kim Westfall, Tunnel (2013). Cut-out.
2. Deborah Brown, Slag (2013). Oil on canvas.
Deborah Brown’s recent paintings are inspired by Bushwick, Brooklyn, the neighborhood where she has had a studio since 2006. The work takes as its starting point the industrial landscape of car salvage lots, scrap metal yards and fabrication facilities on the periphery of the glittery spires of Manhattan (x).
4. Alex Beck, Untitled (2014). Acrylic.
Very well known by art lovers on Tumblr, Alex Beck is a painter-illustrator originated in D.C. His use of large paint strokes illustrates vivid landscape scenes, and colorful human experiences.