Articles by Jason Lahman

Holly Lane, "The Root Seeker", 2005. Acrylic on wood. 28 3/4" x 24" x 7 1/8". Private collection.

Like a Golden Allegory: Holly Lane’s Bright Monuments to Epiphany and Eureka

Like a Golden Allegory: Holly Lane’s Bright Monuments to Epiphany and Eureka

Jason Lahman ends his two week guest-blogging run with a consideration of Holly Lane’s ornate architectural sculptures.

Jason Hanasik, photograph from the series "I slowly watched him disappear". Courtesy the artist

The Warriors’ Turn: Compassion and Control in Jason Hanasik’s Militaria

The Warriors’ Turn: Compassion and Control in Jason Hanasik’s Militaria

Hanasik’s compelling portraits of military men deconstruct the performance of self in public and private spheres of society.

Ben Wood, "Ten Years Later" (9/11 memorial), 2011. Site specific projection, St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco CA. Courtesy the artist.

“Ten Years Later,” a 9/11 Memorial-Projection in San Francisco

“Ten Years Later,” a 9/11 Memorial-Projection in San Francisco

Curator Tamara Loewenstein and artist Ben Wood discuss the 9/11 memorial at San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Church.

Jessica Serran,"Flip the Process", mixed media on file folders, 2009. 73 x 73 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The Coincident Dance of Image and Word: An Interview with Jessica Serran

The Coincident Dance of Image and Word: An Interview with Jessica Serran

How can artists turn self-criticism into sources of inspiration? Prague-based Jessica Serran makes creative use of her own inner monologues.

David King. "Talisman #1," 2011. Collage. 15 x 22 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco.

What the Talisman Tells: Meditations on David King’s Latest Collages

What the Talisman Tells: Meditations on David King’s Latest Collages

The forms suggested by David King’s abstract collages evoke human conceptions of self and other.

Daniel Joshua Goldstein. "Invisible Man X 3,"2010. Photographic triptych of original sculpture: syringes, red crystal beads, steel wire, electric motor. Each photograph in triptych: 65" x 32". Collection of the artist.

Effulgence of the Effigy: The Medicine Bodies of Daniel Joshua Goldstein

Effulgence of the Effigy: The Medicine Bodies of Daniel Joshua Goldstein

Artist Daniel Goldstein constructs immaterial sculptural bodies that address the AIDS epidemic’s past and present.

David Maxin,  "Simon Peter", 1988. Mixed media on canvas. 118 x 152 x 20 inches. Private collection.

Constructing the Sacred Dramas: David Maxim’s Revealing Bible Stories

Constructing the Sacred Dramas: David Maxim’s Revealing Bible Stories

Do Biblical narratives still have relevance to contemporary practices? A look at the paintings of David Maxim, which restage Biblical tales in abstract, emotional terms.