The first in Taglialatella's blog series "In the Words of" where we will be interviewing a collection of artists we represent in our gallery. In this article, Rubem Robierb discusses visual poetry, Brillo Boxes and tearing down walls.
BlogTO, "Famous New York Art Gallery Opening Toronto Location," May 30, 2018.
Daily Hive, "Renowned art gallery opening its first Canadian location in Toronto," May 30, 2018.
Taglialatella Galleries and INK Entertainment are pleased to announce they have partnered to launch Canada’s first Taglialatella Galleries location this June in Yorkville, Toronto. Adjacent to INK Entertainment’s new fine-dining Italian restaurant Sofia, the space is an elixir of fine art, design and entertainment, transcending the usual gallery experience.
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Inspired by Warhol’s sense of coloration, Russell Young is unmatched in his ability to compose alluring renderings of figures who are emblematic of the qualities that initially attracted him to the art world. In his most recent series inspired by the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn’s portrait symbolizes formidable intelligence, timeless beauty and lavish glamour in one-of-a-kind “Tiffany Blue” and "New York White" pigments printed over acrylic backgrounds.
A recent surge of interest in Invader’s work can be attributed to the playfulness and nostalgia embedded in his work, which attests to his objective of “leaving a print not only on the streets but also on the minds.” The intention of permanency demanded by the technical application of Invader’s street mosaics allows for a concrete connection between his arcade-utopia and reality, literally invading our space with his creations and perpetually altering its form.
“Art is an attempt to try and understand our own contemporary situation through making images that are completely personal, while also addressing our social context.” -Robert Longo
The Brooklyn born artist, Robert Longo (b. 1953), a key figure in the Pictures Generation movement in New York in the late seventies and early eighties, is known for the powerful images he produces which are often engaged with political, environmental and social issues. Since the beginning of Longo’s artistic career he has successfully sparked the collective imagination with imagery that speaks to the specific historical moment in which it was created. Although a summary of Robert Longo’s richly complex and expansive body of work that he has created throughout his lifetime goes far beyond five basic facts, here are the key elements of this significantly influential artist’s professional timeline that we hope will shed light on theoretical gears at work in his aesthetic project.