Archives for the ‘conceptual’ Category

Ann Cathrin November Høibo

Ann Cathrin November Høibo Work from her oeuvre . “Ann Cathrin November Høibo uses the gallery room as her studio, where she assembles half finished works with new whims and acquisitions. The site specific installations consist predominantly of threads and textiles in various conditions, weaved, draped, laddered, bundled and seducing. Høibo’s works are informed by feminist […]

Free Transform

Free Transform at Third Party Gallery. Featuring Fleur van Dodewaard, Nick DeMarco, Bea Fremderman, JoJo Luzhou Li, and Santiago Taccetti. “Free Transform examines the burgeoning cross section of contemporary photography and the internet- moving away from the web browser as the locus in which we view these works, and moving towards less refined definitions of […]

Jessica Labatte

Jessica Labatte Work from her oeuvre. “My photographs are formalist explorations of everyday objects and materials that engage the subjectivity and experiential qualities of matter. Juxtapositions of content, form, and color imbue dynamism into the still life tradition in their ability to place a still object into a state of becoming. In this state of […]

Erin Shirreff

Erin Shirreff Work from her oeuvre. “We are dealing with replicas, but of what? For her first solo show ‘Landscapes, Heads, Drapery and Devils’ at Lisa Cooley Fine Art, Erin Shirreff presented an arrangement of cryptic objects, films and photographs that appeared to be mundane, but stubbornly managed to defy recognition. The title of the […]

Cody Trepte

Cody Trepte Work from On Exactitude in Science. “Every period from Jorge Louis Borges’ “On Exactitude in Science” enlarged and then drawn from the third edition of Collected Fictions. “… In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a City, and the […]

Robert Wodzinski

Robert Wodzinksi Work from Go to his website, you won’t regret it. “ is a web project started in summer 2006. in the beginning most content was generated through the corruption of jpeg files using a text editor. fragments and, occasionally, full bodies of texts were inserted into the jpeg’s data. eventually this method […]

Oliver Laric

Oliver Laric Work from Icon (Utrecht). “At the level of the image, the determinations of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1648), as in so many other incidents of iconoclastic ‘image-breaking’ leading up to the present day, were predicated on a clear-cut Manichean sense of difference. During this period, statues and images of a religious order were subjected […]

Vanessa Billy

Vanessa Billy Work from her oeuvre. Also, there is a review of a recent show at This is Tomorrow. “To misquote Ecclesiastes, ‘The sun also rises, the sun goes down […] All art is meaningless and a striving after wind.’ Vanessa Billy’s Suns Neither Rise Nor Set (2008) comprises two convex glass discs that looked […]

Herbert Weber

Herbert Weber Work from his oeuvre. “The Toggenburg photo artist Herbert Weber is fascinated by basic issues of the medium he works with. There is definitely some romance involved in his inquiring the truth of images, in spite of the photography’s long-known loss of authenticity… The prominently placed wire may be interpreted as the umbilical […]

Stephanie Syjuco

Stephanie Syjuco Work from her Temporal Aggregate/ Social Configuration (Borrowed Beuys) and Unsolicited Fabrications: Shareware Sculptures. “My recent projects use objects and surfaces that look strangely familiar, manipulating conventions of style and structure to create “mixed-use” items. I have focused my work on issues of “illicit capitalism”—bootlegs, knock-offs, and the reworked commodity—in an attempt to […]