Archives for the Month of April, 2011

Charlott Markus

Charlott Markus Work from Pygmalion. “Charlott Markus constructs still life arrangements that manifest as site-specificinstallations or photography. Her work explores an intermediate stage, they are betweenfamiliar and unfamiliar. Thus she uses leaving spaces and materials are affected and have no further function. In precise composition given objects and places with a history of their role in a new reality. Markus’ sense of the picturesque, the tactile and sculpturalimages in her compositions gives a poetic and timeless power.” – ACF translated by google.

Sreshta Rit Premnath

Sreshta Rit Premnath Works from A Cage Went in Search of a Bird. “In this series of photographic interventions images culled from the US Navy’s website, linked to the operations being carried out against pirates in Somalia, are cropped, cut, reassembled and reframed under the headings “Surrender” and “Surround.” The lexicon of the sublime landscape is […]

Priscilla Tea

  Priscilla Tea Work from her oeuvre. “Priscilla Tea is a young painter who lives and works in Milan. Her large scale canvases are often a collision between digital gestures and painterly gestures, but generally speaking, her concern is with the idea of painting-after-internet. Priscilla is focusing her work on a painting practice premised on layers, […]

Kajsa Dahlberg

Kajsa Dahlberg Work from A Room of Ones’ Own / A Thousand Linraries. “A Room of One’s Own/A Thousand Libraries is a compilation of all the marginal notes made by readers in the Swedish library copies of Virginia Woolf ’s 1929 pamphlet A Room of One’s Own. The piece is an analogy to the content of […]

Richard Long

Richard Long Work from his oeuvre. “Long made his international reputation during the 1970s with sculptures made as the result of epic walks, these take him through rural and remote areas in Britain, or as far afield as the plains of Canada, Mongolia and Bolivia.[4] He walks at different times for different reasons. At times, […]

Kate Steciw

Kate Steciw Work from her oeuvre (and The Strangeness of This Idea) buy the book here. “I am interested in making a photograph other – juxtaposing or superimposing the mundane or expected with the altered or intangible – allowing (or even forcing) a photograph to move beyond the 2D and exist in 3D and even 4D […]

Artemisa Clark

Artemisa Clark Work from Following Piece – LA. “Recontextualizing Vito Acconci’s “Following Piece” within the cars, freeways and streets of Los Angeles, each video is taken from my car as I follow randomly selected cars throughout (and beyond) Los Angeles. The videos, seen here as stills, are projected and looped next to ink on paper […]

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei Work from Study of Perspective. [petition for Ai Weiwei's release] “…Each picture show the artist’s hand making a one-finger gesture, again rude, at a variety of places familiar and unfamiliar. The equal-opportunity dissing encompasses power sites like Tiananmen Square and the White House, but also, intriguingly, Long Island City, Queens. Together with the […]

Anthony Lepore

Anthony Lepore Work from New Wilderness. “Anthony Lepore’s New Wilderness is a series of photographs that lay bare nature as an historical construct governed by human invention and intervention. Although these images often suggest collage or post-production alterations, they are produced with a 4 x 5 camera in visitor centers and on the edges of […]

Jesse Ash

Jesse Ash Work from his oeuvre. “Jesse Ash: I have been reading a bit about the chess grand master Bobby Fischer, who only passed away recently. His story is fascinating. But I think his match against Boris Spassky in Reykjavik really interests me. The match was presented as a ‘cold war battle’ and so had […]