Artist Jonathan Glass has been a fixture of New York City jazz clubs for nearly two decades. Pen and ink in hand, he uses his vigorous line to portray a jazz show as it unfolds, capturing the rhythmic energy of the music as well as the distinctive persona of each performer.
For this show at Fountain House Gallery, "We asked the artists to inhabit the role of flâneur themselves, reflecting on the bustle and diversity of city life as only artists can.”
Shutter Speed is a group show of black-and-white photographs inspired by Robert Frank’s The Americans. The 15 artists whose work is spotlighted in this show have embraced the challenge of slowing down yet speeding up—capturing that instantaneous pause in the noise of daily life.
"Portraits are a fascinating subject in today's culture,” said Nicholas, an independent art historian and curator. “They are everywhere and inspire incredible creative invention..."