Archives for posts tagged ‘awesome’

Ron Nagle

Ron Nagle Work from his oeuvre. “Ron Nagle’s diminutive sculptural work is colorful, ironic, and layered with texture and detail. This seminal Californian artist, working in the professional arena for thirty years,continues his fascination with intimately scaled, finely crafted objects. All of the new works are small, but with an intensity that will knock the […]

Virginia Poundstone

Virginia Poundstone Work from her oeuvre. Poundstone also has an exhibition opening Friday @ Kansas. While the text below is not related to the show, based on what little I have seen of her upcoming show, some content can be traced back to the work discussed below. “… the back gallery, the American artist’s installation […]

Rick Silva

Rick Silva Work from En Plein Air @ Transfer Gallery. The exhibition closes June 8th. “RICK SILVA’S En Plein Air is an ongoing work — a statement that holds in multiple respects. At face value, this work is a continual series of sketches when assembled and compiled together make for a substantial work. But this […]

Erik Berglin and Clement Valla

Erik Berglin and Clement Valla Work from Iconoclashes. “…The duo arrived at the project with no preconceived ideas and a desire to see how they would riff off the theme. ”Meanwhile, everyone in the hack was sending out emails listing an incredible range of skillsets, from programming to building GSM networks, to working with Kinect. […]

Optical Calibration Targets

Optical Calibrations Targets (via BLDGBLG). “There are dozens of aerial photo calibration targets across the USA,” the Center for Land Use Interpretation reports, “curious land-based two-dimensional optical artifacts used for the development of aerial photography and aircraft. They were made mostly in the 1950s and 1960s, though some apparently later than that, and many are still in […]

Carsten Nicolai

Carsten Nicolai Work from his oeuvre. “in his work carsten nicolai, born 1965 in karl-marx-stadt, seeks to overcome a separation of art forms and genres for an integrated artistic approach. influenced by scientific reference systems, nicolai often engages mathematic and cybernetic patterns such as grids and codes, as well as error, random and self-organising structures.” […]

Enrico Castellani

Enrico Castellani Work from Castellani e Castellani @ Haunch of Venison. “…his critically acclaimed Spazio Ambiente, a roomlike environment from 1970 that has rarely been exhibited publicly, and which is graciously on loan from the Fendi collection. Although created decades apart, the works exemplify Castellani’s signature style and merge art, space and architecture to transcend […]

John Massey

John Massey Work from After Le Mépris. “…After Le Mépris. This new suite of iconic and bittersweet photographs was inspired by the central scene in Jean Luc Godard’s 1963 film, Le Mépris (Contempt). Massey is known for his metaphysical dramas, enacted in pristine, idealized architectural interiors that he treats like theatre sets. In this series, […]

Manfred Mohr

Manfred Mohr Work from one and zero @ Carrol / Fletcher. “All my relations to aesthetical decisions always go back to musical thinking, either active in that I played a musical instrument or theoretical in that I see my art as visual music… I was very impressed by Anton Webern’s music from the 1920s where […]

Semiconductor

Semiconductor Work from Brilliant Noise. “Brilliant Noise takes us into the data vaults of solar astronomy. After sifting through hundreds of thousands of computer files, made accessible via open access archives, Semiconductor have brought together some of the sun’s finest unseen moments. These images have been kept in their most raw form, revealing the energetic […]