Author Archives: shereelutz

Artist Interview: Lance Pufahl

Artist Interview Participants: Lance Pufahl (LP) and Sherèe Lutz (SL) Date: 5.26.2016 Place: River Market, Kansas City  SL: I feel that an underlying thread in this body of work is its surrealist underpinnings, ranging from heightened color palette, close or unusual cropping, imaginary landscapes, out of place objects etc. Would you be able to expand […]

Zach Reini: Ferocious Fun

Zach Reini’s solo show For the Fun Of It All opened at Bill Brady Gallery this May. Perhaps the exhibition is “fun” at a cursory glance. The candy-coated color, pop culture imagery, holographic shininess, and hard-edged painting draw your eye, giving the impression of a light-hearted space. However, nothing could be further from the truth. […]

Austin Mann: Not In the Louvre but On It

When I think of the Louvre, my mind automatically recalls world-renowned artworks such as the ancient Winged Victory of Samothrace, Eugène Delacroix’s July 28: Liberty Leading the People or its famed glass pyramids by architect I.M. Pei. I do not immediately connect this bastion of art history with contemporary art and design. But that is […]

Arcangelo Sassolino: Not Human

date: January 17, 2016 time: 2:00 pm place: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Something captivating happens when science enters the art museum. It has been occurring for centuries as seen in the construction feat of the colossal Ramesses II sculptures at the Temple of Abu Simbel along Egypt’s Nile; the architectural one-point-perspective in Masaccio’s Holy […]

Artist Interview: Darren Kennedy

Darren Kennedy Interview participants: Darren Kennedy (DK), Ben Lutz [childhood friend/classmate] (BL), Sherèe Lutz (SL) date: 1.13.2016 SL: How did you become interested in illustration? DK: My oldest brother is 8 years older than me. He got me into a lot of stuff that I am involved with now like dancing, drawing, video games, etc. […]