Iva Gueorguieva

February 12, 2014, 4:35pm

Iva Gueorguieva’s Surface-Effect

Iva Gueorguieva’s (NAP #73) paintings, on view at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe in New York, bring a breathe of California sun to our frigid New York winter. Working up the surfaces of her large canvases into almost a fetishized frenzy, the paintings are abstract, yet indicative of movement. By denying viewers the ability to rest their eyes on any one component for too long, her works are both mesmerizing and disconcerting, inducing frustration as one tries to pinpoint figures or structures within the compositions. Fractions, edges, and suggestions of such imagery exist, but are ungraspable as they dissolve into the chaos of each scene. – Nadiah Fellah, NYC Contributor


Installation view, Iva Gueorguieva at
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, January 30 – March 8, 2014. Courtesy Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe.

Listed under: Review

December 02, 2013, 10:46am

Art Basel Miami Beach; Can't Wait (Part One)

Here we go again: it is Miami time for the art world. Over the next week hundreds of galleries representing thousands of artists will descend on southern Florida for an annual event that is part cultural bazaar, and part art world summer camp. Once again, there are a multitude of art fairs: NADA, Untitled, Miami Project and Pulse just to name a few. At the top of the art world pyramid though, stands the fair that got the whole week humming: Art Basel Miami.

For someone who is in Miami working, on-line art fair catalogs are a god send. I spent a few hours scouring the Basel online catalog in search of work/exhibitions that I “must see” in the relatively brief time I will have to spend at the cavernous Miami Beach Convention Center. I am also always curious as to which artists from past issues of New American Paintings have made it to what is arguably the biggest stage in the commercial world today (for example, Andrew Brischler who appeared in NAP just a couple of years ago and now finds himself at the big show with GAVLAK).

Andrew Brischler (NAP #98)
Gavlak

In the next few days I'll be posting lists comprised of artists, artworks, and exhibitions appearing at this year’s installment of Art Basel Miami that I am eager to see. I focused mostly on emerging artists. There is obviously a plethora of historic and blue chip work that will be on view as well, but I tend to focus on the new and interesting at these things.

Today's list is comprised of former New American Paintings artists that you'll find at this year's Art Basel. Tomorrow we'll start posting other artists at the fair. Steven Zevitas, Publisher

August 07, 2012, 8:30am

Ten Must See Painting Shows: Summer 2012

Originally Posted on the Huffington Post by New American Paintings Publisher/Editor, Steven Zevitas

The heat has been turned way up on the East Coast, which is all the more reason to duck into a few galleries as you trudge through the city. As is typical for the summer months, a lot of galleries have mounted ambitious group exhibitions, many of which focus on painting.

Listed under: Art World, Features

July 26, 2012, 8:15am

Iva Gueorguieva at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

We hope you have a chance to view new works by Iva Gueorguieva at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects this coming weekend, or through August 23rd. This show is not to be missed! Gueorguieva was the focus of our Spotlight in edition #91 of New American Paintings. She opened up about her process, the importance of cutting in her work, and how something as simple as sound informs the paintings she makes.

Listed under: Los Angeles, Video

May 06, 2011, 12:53pm

Must-See Painting Shows: May

Iva Gueorguieva, I as Bear, 2011 | Acrylic and collage on canvas, 90 x 84 inches. Courtesy Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York.

January 28, 2011, 1:21pm

Notable NAP Artists at Art L.A. Contemporary

Andrew Schoultz, Monument to a Whirlwind, 2009, Mixed media on paper, 132 x 240 inches. Courtesy Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan.

Listed under: Art World, Los Angeles

January 07, 2011, 1:22pm

Pacific Coast #91 On Newsstands

Cover image: Erik Mark Sandberg, Youth With Zebra Tank | Oil, enamel, & silk-screen on panel, 48" x 36"

Listed under: Competitions, Sneak Peeks

January 06, 2011, 11:40am

Must-See Painting Shows: January

Sarah Brenneman, Brazen Faced, 2010 | Watercolor on paper, 24 x 18 inches. Courtesy Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York.

Listed under: Art World

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