In the latest edition of the experiential review series "How to Change the World" James Thomas takes us to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, B.C. James thoughtfully observes the emotional qualities of the garden's architecture and reminds the reader to appreciate the wonders that often lie right under our nose or in this case, behind a wall: - The Chinese Garden is a little enclave of harmony planted in the midst of a city. It is the same way we are. Little organic bodies moving through an ecosystem of concrete, steel and fumes. The sounds of the city peek over the garden walls. The tall buildings look in from their deep foundations.The city birds perch on street lamps and perch in trees.Read More
One hundred 10 x 8 Inch paintings by the highly accomplished American painter John Millei have for the past month been on display at the recently opened TI-155 Gallery, San Francisco’s new and exciting contemporary art gallery, exhibitions and public programs space on Treasure Island. The exhibition was curated by George Lawson and the exhibition catalog was created in collaboration with George Lawson Gallery and TI-155.
The transformative energy that can be felt at the heart of TI-155 suits perfectly the one hundred 10 x 8 inch paintings that wind their way through the gallery space; each painting containing a world encountering it’s own unique state of flux, each harboring it’s own energy for the viewer to be drawn into and decode yet together make up a network of information like a string of DNA.Read More
The work of Sol Bailey-Barker draws its breaths from myths, legends and mathematics. He courts the earth with sculptures that balance like satellite dishes upon ancient cairns. His pieces evoke the stars and spectrums of deep carbon. Hollowness, balance and light fused with deep thoughtful meditations on being, change and symbol. In the latest edition of the experiential review series "How to Change the World" James Thomas takes us deep into the world of "Between Night and Day", Sol Bailey Barker's current exhibition curated by Kaleidoscope, Mayfair, London.Read More