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Sarah Charlesworth

  Sarah Charlesworth Work from her oeuvre. “Ms. Charlesworth was part of a wave of talented artists, many of them women, who rephotographed existing photographs or dissected the medium’s conventions with staged tableaus. This work was an important step between the cerebral rigors of 1970s Conceptual Art and the more permissive image-play of 1980s Pictures […]

Erin O’Keefe

Erin O’Keefe Work from The Flatness “The title of this series of photographs refers to both the material flatness of the photograph itself, as well as the perceptual flattening of the still life space. The images in this series explore the tendency of the camera to flatten pictorial space, and as a result, foster ambiguous […]

Nick Darmstaedter

  Nick Darmstaedter Work from “Fuddruckers” at Bugada & Cargnel, Paris. “For his second exhibition at Bugada & Cargnel gallery, Nick Darmstaedter (born in 1988 in Los Angeles, lives and works in New York) takes a look at the ultra-contemporary aspect of electronic spamming through a new series of oil and silkscreen paintings. The exhibition explores […]

Valerie Green

Valerie Green Work from Look Up at Charlie James Gallery. “All the world may once have been a stage, but it is certainly now a screen. In her solo gallery debut at Charlie James, L.A. artist Valerie Green gives us a smartphone eye’s view of the sublime: the sky above our heads. The nine images […]

Matter

Matter at New Shelter Plan Featuring work from Caleb Charland, Matthew Gamber,Mary Voorhees Meehan, Johan Rosenmunthe, and Bill Sullivan. “In cataloging technology’s effects on culture, Marshall McLuhan wrote, “We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future.” The five artists adopts this observation as a motive to examine photography’s […]

Metahaven

Metahaven Work from Black Transparencyat Future Gallery “Metahaven’s practice entails research, design, and visual journalism engaging in intense relationships with the present. Their presentation at Future Gallery is also the first show at the gallery’s new space at Keithstraße 10, 10787 Berlin. WikiLeaks scarves and t-shirts Since mid-2010, Metahaven have undertaken a body of research that […]

Basic Zone

  Basic Zone at Casa Madre, Naples. “Basic is the forgotten debris of the collective effort towards individualism, the unconscious substratum of daily experience, a banal spontaneous product of economical and cultural forces, changing radically with every generation. Basic is not simple, and is not obtained through reduction, it is more a universal grey, a state of mind which most people try […]

Amanda Ross-Ho

Amanda Ross-Ho Work from The Character and Shape of Illuminated Things Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho’s first outdoor public art project,THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS, explores how photography is similar to the act of seeing. The title of the exhibition is adapted from the 1980 photography handbook How to Control and Use Photographic Lighting, which […]

Renaud Jerez and David Douard

Renaud Jerez and David Douard Work from Popular Mechanics at Valentin, Paris. “Responding to an invitation from the Galerie Chez Valentin, the young French artist Renaud Jerez offers an exhibition of his recent works he chooses to confront the parts of another young artist, David Douard . ”Popular Mechanics” is an opportunity for a third collaboration between the two artists. While […]

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance Work from his oeuvre. “Strauss Bourque-LaFrance’s work is often driven by formal decisions, though each gesture is latent with subversive qualities. This mechanism predates his 2010 MFA thesis show, “Rotten Sun,” but these moves can be seen here—perhaps most explicitly. Thesis exhibitions that year at Tower Projects, a factory warehouse-turned-gallery in the Northern […]