Freight + Volume Gallery

Freight and Volume Gallery New York Exhibits Work of Loren Munk Aka James Kalm of YouTube


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/12/2014 -- Freight + Volume Gallery, an art gallery located in the heart of Manhattan and known for displaying provocative work of emerging and established artists, is currently exhibiting Loren Munk’s show ‘You Are Here’. The artist whose work was debuted in Soho itself in 1981, Munk has gained international recognition over his lustrous artistic career and his current exhibition offers one of his best ever mosaics incorporating delicate glass in a decorative manner, a distinct painting style for which he is known for.

Loren Munk has reviewed and discussed numerous art works mostly in New York under his pseudonym James Kalm in YouTube videos and magazines such as the Brooklyn Rail. The first person perspective videos on YouTube offer the viewers a tour of latest work from reputed artists with slight commentary from Loren Munk himself providing insightful details of the art. These videos are very frequently uploaded on Loren’s channel ‘jameskalm’ which now have over 100 videos.

Loren Munk’s ‘You are Here’ will be exhibited till March 15th and is another magnificent display of visceral work presented by the Nicholas Lawrence Freight and Volume Gallery New York. Since 2005, Nick in his gallery has hosted art that pushes the boundaries of existing artwork and is created by emerging or established artists. Nicholas Lawrence artist selection is quite impeccable as is his consistent hunt to locate the next mesmerizing work.

The ‘You Are Here’ show in the Freight and Volume Gallery, displays contemporary mosaic paintings which are on ‘history of art’ especially art in New York. Munk has not been shy in using multitude of colors in nearly all of the mosaics. The map like paintings have extensive words, phrases and sentences, which mention historical facts, express a certain subject in specific time period of art history, mention prominent artists or further voice out the art piece itself.

The art from ‘You Are Here’ can be viewed on the official website of Freight + Volume, where further details regarding previous and upcoming exhibitions are also available. A list of Nick Lawrence artist exhibits at the Freight + Volume and even their full show is displayed on the website as well.

About Freight + Volume Gallery
Located in the heart of Manhattan, Freight + Volume is an art gallery focused on displaying work of emerging and established artists whose style is considered dynamic, provocative and visceral. The art gallery was established in 2005 by Nick Lawrence, who is also the owner of the popular DNA gallery in Provincetown, MA and co-founder of LFL Gallery in New York. Nick is known for displaying artistic content which deals with wide range of subject matter and for sharing influences of the artists inclusive of the description of their work in the Freight + Volume magazine. Currently (Feb 13 – March 15) the art gallery is exhibiting the work of Loren Munk, a maker of contemporary paintings and of cubistic paintings of urban imagery.

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