Entries by ArtAscent

Gerald Alderman

Exploring motion is one of the most significant challenges for visual arts. Thanks to its documenting power, photography approaches the hypnotizing synthesis of spatial and time dimensions, giving the artists like Gerald Alderman a tool for capturing all sides of the human experience. Gerald Alderman is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Motion call for […]

Susan Nickerson

Exit 60 The first thing I noticed was his filthy pair of jeans. They’d been worn so often they could have stood on their own and walked. Old and tattered, holes in both knees, it was hard to imagine they once were blue. Inside them lived a homeless man, who clutches a simple cardboard sign […]

Amanda Brodie Stenlund

“I move, therefore I am,” as Haruki Murakami has rephrased Decartes’s famous quote. Leisure activities and motion give us a sense of being alive. This is what inspires Amanda Brodie Stenlund to address the scenes of relishing a “small” moment. Amanda Brodie Stenlund is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Motion call for artists. To […]

Emily van Lidth de Jeude

Social practice artist Emily van Lidth de Jeude uses her art, notably her recent change/able series, to explore how art and its viewer can become both activated and inspired through movement and recombination. Often returning to the motivate of the paired square or cube that, when assembled, takes on a striking patchwork-like continuity. Emily van […]

Jade Knox

The Call of the Void I find myself on the Edge. I can move backwards, I can move left, right, along the opening. Looking up, I see everywhere I have been… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Motion call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & […]

Paula Bonnell

Starting Places, Moves In light, black is the absence of color. In paint, the sum of all colors. At MOMA, my cousin the artist told me, is a painting, nine shades of black. Stop in front of its seeming monochrome and wait. They are there, like squares of tic-tac-toe, and will gradually appear to you […]

Ida J. Lewenstein

The Freeway The freeway is no place for sissies, dear. It’s only for those who have lost their fear. It’s the Indy road race and the Grand Prix combined And it’s the only thing now that occupies your mind… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Motion call for entry. To see the full body of work, […]

Yvette Young

Marcel Duchamp To climb a stair I declare I ask what’s in store… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Motion call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Motion issue.