Archives for the Month of August, 2012

Casey James Wilson

Casey James Wilson Work from his oeuvre. “The peculiar reverence we have for natural forms, including fabricated imitations, is central in this current body of work as a way of looking at materiality and cultural trends.  Images constructed in the studio documenting found detritus of casual happenstance are juxtaposed with scenes recorded outside to expose […]

Marc Swanson

Marc Swanson Work from his oeuvre. “Drawing variously on the traditions of Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, Lucas Samaras, Kenneth Anger and Bruce Connor, Swanson’s work is an elaborate marriage of diverse materials and ideas. Swanson identifies chiefly as a sculptor, but he also makes films, photographs and complex installations… …Despite its diversity, Swanson’s body of […]

Nova Jiang

Nova Jiang work form Landscape Abbreviated “Landscape Abbreviated is a kinetic maze consisting of modular elements with rotating planters, which form a garden that is simultaneously a machine. I am interested in the way that simple interventions can make the experience of space dynamic and unpredictable. The planters are controlled by a software program that […]

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter Work from his oeuvre (retrospective currently at the Centre Pompidou) “I do not obey any intention, system or trend; I have no programme, style or pretention. I love uncertainty, infinity and permanent insecurity.” The exhibition “Panorama”, a retrospective itinerary, demonstrates how this figure of contemporary painting was able to reinvent himself by reinventing […]

Helmut Smits

Helmut Smits Work from his oeuvre. “I believe that every situation, thought or object carries a good work of art in itself. I search for this artwork by going back to the basis and to observe from that point an inner contradiction and to find a simple solution for this contradiction. Subsequently I use the […]

Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach Work from her oeuvre (mostly Folds and Embossment Paintings) “I probably think about higher spatial dimensions more than any other aspect of my practice. At the root of my interest is the question of what consciousness is: what it’s made of and what its limitations might be. As creatures that operate in three […]

Ian Cheng

Ian Cheng Stills from “This Papaya Tastes Perfect” “IT’S 2011. THE TWIN TOWERS OF REASON AND TASTE STILL SHINE DOWN UPON ALL POSITIONS. BUT SOMETHING ANCIENT LURKS. I remember now. Somewhere in the dark between Wall Street and Chinatown. A crowd of futures traders gathers outside a bar to watch something. Something alive. The exhibition […]

Rebecca Loyche

Rebecca Loyche Work from Circadian Project. “Circadian offers the visitor an otherworldly experience. Entering the space through a whited out cylindrical door, the visitor is surprised to find a completely white room filled with light everywhere they look. Accompanied by an atmospheric soundscape the room is a space to unplug, refocus, recharge and get lost […]

Ryan Lauderdale

Ryan Lauderdale Work from his oeuvre. “KANSAS is pleased to present Streamlines, a group exhibition of new works by: Ryan Lauderdale, Owen Kydd, Ignacio Torres, Chloe Wessner, Constant Dullaart, Andrew Pomykalski, Juliette Bonneviot, Ann Hirsch, Kevin Kelly, Aude Pariset, Artie Vierkant, and Sarah Faux. Graphic design by Calvin Waterman. In concurrent realities, images and information […]

Iain Ball

Iain Ball Work from Rare Earth Sculpture Project “The Rare Earth Sculpture project is an object-orientated Thinktank developed by Iain Ball for The project aims to create an alternative energy supply which is injected into each Rare Earth Element. This Energy is formalized into info-matter by creating new connections and associations with the metals, their use-value, geopolitics […]