Alexandra Wiesenfeld

December 05, 2018, 12:09am

New American Paintings Alumni Take Over UNTITLED Miami

It’s that time of year again- Art Week Miami is upon us.  New American Paintings is trading in our winter coats for flip flops and jetting off to UNTITLED Miami.  Come with us as we see friends of past and present, starting with the 20 NAP Alumni booths you don’t want to miss:

 

1. Alex Jackson (Midwest #119)
Jenkins Johnson Gallery | Booth #D22

 

Trance Glance
2018
oil on panel
24 x 20 inches

Image courtesy of Jenkins Johnson Gallery

June 01, 2015, 8:28am

Toxic Skies and Heavenly Light: Alexandra Wiesenfeld at Klowden Mann

Alexandra Wiesenfeld (NAP #61) paints massive landscapes suggestive of the California painting tradition of the past, but she reinvigorates these on a grand scale and reimagines them with bold colors, frantic lines, and bursts of energy.

Her recent show “When I When If When Lie When Life (Xavier Villaurrutia)” at Klowden Mann offered viewers a delightful experience of envelopment. Her grandiose oil paintings run six feet tall or wide and powerfully connect the walls of the gallery, enclosing viewers in with a warm, painted, and natural embrace.


Alexandra Wiesenfeld | Installation view of Desire, Slippage, Nocturne, and Blue Slip at Klowden Mann. Photo courtesy of Klowden Mann.

Working at times from more well-known images like those of Ansel Adams, Wiesenfeld also works from unique composite images she has disassembled and pieced back together. She creates a fantastical photo collage from which to paint and then enlarges them to a monumental scale on canvas. - Ellen C. Caldwell, Los Angeles Contributor

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