Sinuous, by Jill Ann Cherofsky,
pastel on toned
works with graphite and pastel. A native of Brooklyn, NY,
Jill-Ann Cherofsky excels in capturing the moment and the
nostalgic esthetics. A superb artist who adds warmth and
tender elegance to the art of portraiture.
by Patricia Tallone Orsoni, hot and cold
elegance blended with intelligent structural compositions
defines the beauty of the metallic Gnosticism of Orsini.
Solid and quasi organic in its free movement, the art of
Patricia Tallone Orsoni anchors deep internal reflections
and reflects the tumultuous serenity of a mature and
The Moon, by Orsoni, etching collage.
The El, by Gerda Roze
quest for the unfamiliar and the hidden is clearly visible
in the ethereal movement of her strokes, the romantic unison
between evolving colors and lyrical esthetical freedom.
Within this autonomy, a sincere beauty and artistic depth
emerge in an eloquent silence. Gerda Roze's work is a
refreshing breeze echoing romantic nostalgia and intimate
exploration of digital computer produced remarkable work
harboring rhythmically enchanting forms and spontaneous
Valdez, creator of
www.popportraits.com is an
enigma to some and an icon to many others. Visit his website
and sink you teeth in a delightful potpourri of gossips,
photos of art groupies and dashing mademoiselles de New
Karalla knows very well how to attract the public
attention. Her talent is controversial and
Job: "Look at crimes in cities",
by David Haber,
digital Adobe Photoshop image
The Piano Composition by Cynthia
Karalla, photo montage.
challenging. Her persona is
mesmerizing. And of course her most recent creation of a
photo montage of the most precious and intimate parts of
male anatomy brought to life in her "Piano Keyboard" is
flashing red flags and enchanting the curiously
intellectual. I am curious to know what curator
extraordinaire, Jan Lynn Sokota and Prof. Piero
of the Biennalewould and
could tell us about Karalla's daring art. Look again at
Karalla's intimate parts photo montage, photo collage
or...perhaps a new challenge to the absurd intellectualism.
Cynthia's talent transcends the frontiers of banal minds. It
teases you, it challenges you and embarks you on a new Grail
esthetics understanding QUEST! She is sinfully delightful.
If you have guts, two or three different definitions of
priorities and a sense of the "beautiful risqué", then and
only then, enjoy and dare to enjoy her current show at
JEN BEKMAN GALLERY,
6 Spring Street, New York. It could be a multidimensional
Steven Lipman, Zelda
Kaplan, Cynthia Karalla, & Milwaukee.
* De Lafayette's column appears