Archives for posts tagged ‘ceramic’

Future Retrieval

Future Retrieval Work from Image of Order. “”Image of Order” was made by Future Retrieval, in collaboration with Chris Vorhees. “Image of Order” is inspired in equal parts by 2001: A Space Odyssey, James Turrell, and the English Neo-classical rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The idea was to build […]

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 […]

Francesca DiMattio

Francesca DiMattio Work from her oeuvre. “DiMattio’s paintings have often made reference to feminine craft techniques such as sewing, weaving or quilt making. In an attempt to shift the assumption that these crafts are most often delicate or small-scale domestic creations, she scales them up and uses a rougher, more masculine hand. Keeping with an […]

Dora and Maja

Dora and Maja Work from Porcelain. “Short movie about most expensive Ming vases found on Sotheby’s, Christie’s and other fine arts auction house’s sites online that were downloaded, printed on regular a4 paper and assembled into fragile sculptures, wrapped up ready to be shipped to another continent. The video is incarnation of the spirit of […]

Bevis Martin and Charlie Youle

Bevis Martin and Charlie Youle Work from their oeuvre. “Over the past four years or so we have developed a collaborative practice in the conception and realisation of our work that we find liberating and interesting. It is an expression of our common interest in ambiguities in the idea of authorship and expression – having […]

Ken Price

Ken Price Work from his oeuvre. “For more than fifty years, Ken Price, born in 1935 in Los Angeles, California, created remarkable and innovative works that have redefined contemporary sculpture practice. Price procured a cult following among critics and scholars since the 1960s, including Lucy Lippard, who declared in 1966, “It is a fact rather […]

Brett Ginsburg

Brett Ginsburg Work from his oeuvre. “The art objects I create serve as new interpretations of idols and icons. Works reflect on the redress of commodities, desires, and fetishization/frivolity within a material indulgent culture. These notions embedded within my works aim to rearticulate our cultures trajectory and pursuit in image viewing through conscious appropriations and […]

Michele Di Menna

Michele Di Menna Work from “Ooze Generator” at Galerie Kamm. “…Michele Di Menna turns toward the dynamic in her working process, bundling the ephemerality of her performative work, transforming it into a manifold and solid installation. Like in H.G. Wells novel of the same title, Michele Di Menna, revisits for “The Shape of Things to […]

Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis

Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis Work from Still[ed] Life. “Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it can also be a sincere source of creativity. That tenet is confirmed by “Still[ed] Life: Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis” at the Taft Museum of Art. … Their 10 busts of the neo-classical sculptor […]