The Varied, Aggregate Influences of Carl Heyward

San Francisco Multi-Media Artist and Writer Carl Heyward shares his thoughts with D/RAILED about his art, life, and influences, from growing up in Washington D.C., to life in Atlanta in the 1960’s, to modern-day San Francisco in Trump’s America. Carl Heyward discusses with D/RAILED the importance of the artistic process, the notion of no/MIND which is central to his work, and workshops. The importance of …
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In Praise of Shadows: Artist Ryan Bock’s Dynamic Visual Poetry

Written by Audra Lambert and Deianira Tolema In describing his process, artist/explorer/sociologist Ryan Bock reveals with discerning fervor that he is “more interested in asking questions than giving absolute answers.” The depth of Bock’s inquiry can be gauged when viewing his work in solo exhibition format: the animated adumbrations prevalent in his work resuscitate the shadows in Munch’s Scream, whose haunting questions cast doubt over centuries …
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Artist and Curator Jamie Martinez Triangulates Three Exhibits in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Written by Jennifer Wolf Colombian American Artist Jamie Martinez recently had a trio of exhibitions on view across Manhattan and Brooklyn. As both an artist and curator, Martinez is engaged with the idea of pushing boundaries literally and figuratively. The first of these exhibitions, Intricate Neighbors, (May 4 – June 9) marks the second showing at Martinez’s Bushwick project space The Border, which is dedicated …
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Five Photographers Who Perfectly Captured the British Identity

Written by D/railed Magazine Now more than ever, it’s become more and more important for the British to establish a singular identity as a country. As we’ve previously explained in Western Cultural Identity and the American Market the world is in a mad state of flux. Trump’s America is taking center stage, aggressively forcing American ideals as international representations of the west. While in Britain, the …
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From Cardboard to Sotheby’s: Tomaso Albertini

In an age with so many individuals moving to another country due to war and political turmoil, there are those who choose to leave their homeland for an equally important reason: to bring about a creative metamorphosis. The opportunity to shed one’s identity and take on a new one can bring endless growth as an artist. If, however, we know how to cope with the …
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