Edward M Gomez
Art Projects
Ensayos escritos en el año 2015          
Various feature articles and reviews, including cover story about the drawings of the Australian self-taught artist Julian Martin, Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 84, winter 2014/2015. To order a copy of this magazine, visit its website.
“André Robillard Takes Aim at Cast-off Junk — and the Stars,” article about an exhibition of the work of the well-known French artist at the Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland, HYPERALLERGIC, Dec. 13, 2014.
“The Topic is Change, and Artist Robert Waters Sweats It Out,” article about “Change Room,” an exhibition of the Canadian artist Robert Waters’ works at The Container, Tokyo, HYPERALLERGIC, Nov. 15, 2014
“Explosive Drawing: Susan King’s Mash-ups, Strange Landscapes and Other Worlds,” article about the debut gallery exhibition in New York of a self-taught artist from New Zealand, HYPERALLERGIC, Nov. 8, 2014
“In Jamaica, Documenting — and Honoring — a Rich History,” article about the 40th-anniversary exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica, HYPERALLERGIC, Oct. 11, 2014.
“Mix Master: Archibald Motley relished the ambiguities of racial identity in America and imbued his paintings with both modernist refinement and pop-culture exuberance,” Art & Antiques, October 2014, pages 66-70.
“In London, Showcases for Self-Taught Artists’ Works,” article about group exhibition, “The Inner Self,” presented by Outside In, and exhibition of Jack Bilbo’s drawings at David Zwirner, London, HYPERALLERGIC, Sept. 20, 2014.
Various feature articles and reviews, including cover story (printed in 3D, with special eyeglasses included) about Le Dernier Cri, a group of artists based in the south of France, who make 3D, silk-screened pictures, Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 83, autumn 2014. To order a copy of this magazine, visit its website.
“Now on Film: The Mysterious Healing Power of Emery Blagdon’s Art,” article about Kelly Rush’s new docu-film about the life and work of the Nebraskan self-taught artist Emery Blagdon, HYPERALLERGIC, July 26, 2014.
“Fishing Expeditions: Akira Shimizu plumbs childhood memories and traditional Japanese imagery to find material for his art,” Art & Antiques, summer 2014 (July-August 2014 double issue), pages 46-51.
“In ‘Self-Taught Genius,’ a History of Label-Teasing Art Forms,” article about the new exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum, New York, HYPERALLERGIC, June 28, 2014.
“‘From the Light to the Dark, and From the Dark to the Light’: Akira Shimizu Turns Memory Into Art,” HYPERALLERGIC, June 14, 2014.
“The Way West: Photographs by Peter Kayafas from America’s Open Road,” HYPERALLERGIC, May 24, 2014.
“Chicago Imagists: Art History’s Overlooked Chapter, Now on Film,” article about Leslie Buchbinder’s new docu-film about the Chicago Imagists, a group of artists who were active in the 1960s and 1970s, HYPERALLERGIC, May 17, 2014.
“Al Carbee’s Art of Dolls and Yearning: ‘Oh, for a real, live Barbie!’,” article about Jeremy Workman’s new film about the life of a self-taught artist who lived in seclusion in Maine, where he made photo-based works using dolls, HYPERALLERGIC, May 10, 2014.
“Outsider Art Preview: Blurred Categories and Fairs Big and Small,” article about the 2014 Outsider Art Fair and the new Satellite Show in New York, HYPERALLERGIC, May 3, 2014.

“Blurring Boundaries: As the once-offbeat genre of outsider art becomes ever more popular, will it retain its special aura?” Art & Antiques (U.S.A.), May 2014, pgs. 88-91 and p. 92. Large PDF file, 9.4 megabytes.

“No Irony, Just Paint: Marzie Nejad’s Fantasy Pictures Are for Real,” article about an Iranian-born painter’s exhibition at a gallery in New York, HYPERALLERGIC, April 19, 2014.
“Gene Mann: Mapping Psychic Territory in Shadows and Light,” HYPERALLERGIC, article about a contemporary Swiss artist’s debut gallery exhibition in New York, April 12, 2014.
“The Big Picture: In Japan, Scottish artist Jack McLean brings weird worlds to life — on some very large expanses of canvas,” Art & Antiques (U.S.A.), April 2014, pgs. 90-93. PDF
“Not the Same Old Folk Art Museum Anymore,” news report about new curatorial direction at American Folk Art Museum, New York;  Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 81, spring 2014. PDF
“ヘンリー・ダーガー非現実を生きる (Henrī Dāgā: Higenjitsu wo ikiru),” review of new book, published in Japan, about American outsider artist Henry Darger, written by Yukiko Koide and other contributors; Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 81, spring 2014. PDF
“Lucid Dreaming: New Drawings by M’onma,” review of exhibition of self-taught Japanese artist’s works at Cavin-Morris gallery, New York, January 9-March 22, 2014; Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 81, spring 2014. PDF
“Mainstream vs. Outsider: To Blur or Not to Blur,” news report about panel discussion at the Metro Show in New York, January 2014, at which reactions to main exhibition at 2013 Venice Biennale were presented; Raw Vision (U.K.), issue no. 81, spring 2014. PDF
“Norio Imai and Tsuyoshi Maekawa’s New York Debuts: Outside Japan, the Enduring Lure of Gutai,” HYPERALLERGIC, March 15, 2014.
“Archibald J. Motley, Jr.’s Paintings: Modern Art Shaped by Precision, Candor and Soul,” HYPERALLERGIC, March 9, 2014.
“Technical Difficulties: In an offbeat exhibition, the American Visionary Art Museum examines our love-hate relationship with high technology,” feature article about the exhibition, at AVAM in Baltimore, “Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity!”; Art & Antiques (U.S.A.), February 2014, pgs. 54-56; 58-59. PDF
“Holly Solomon: For a Pop-Era Icon, an Extended 15 Minutes of Fame,” HYPERALLERGIC, February 1, 2014.

“Jed Perl’s Magicians & Charlatans: In An Ailing Art World, the Best Discoveries Can Stir the Soul,” HYPERALLERGIC, January 11, 2014.

“‘Human, Soul & Machine’: Big Brother Watching — and Other Digital Discontents,” article about an exhibition on view at the American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, which examines the presence and roles of high technology in everyday, contemporary life, HYPERALLERGIC, January 4, 2014.