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Cerith Wyn Evans

Cerith Wyn Evans Work from his oeuvre. “Although Wyn Evans moved to sculpture and installation in the early 1990s, the influence of film remained strong on his work.[3] Most of the artist’s work stems from his strong interest in language and communication, often using found or remembered texts from film, philosophy or literature combined with […]

Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman Work from New Age Demanded. “Inspired by classical Greek busts, Jon Rafman uses computer software to digitally render three-dimensional forms. The forms act as the structural surface on which two-dimensional Internet-sourced images are applied. The series is presented as large-scale archival pigment digital prints. Each print is created with its own specific texture […]

Darren Harvey-Regan

Darren Harvey-Regan Work from his oeuvre. “Entwining image and object, the work of Darren Harvey-Regan often sees a hybridisation of the conventions of photography and sculpture. As quietly humorous as they are frustrating his works challenge the viewer to distinguish where representation ends and the object begins. “The presentation of photographs in interaction with objects […]

Iris Touliatou

Iris Touliatou Work from Matter enclosed in heavy brackets. “The project Matter enclosed in heavy brackets centers around the cancelled theatrical premiere of The Cradle Will Rock, a play directed by a very young Orson Welles for the Federal Theater Project in New York. Both a wonderful Opera and a remarkable piece of theater history, […]

Daniel G. Baird

Daniel G. Baird Work from his oeuvre. “Daniel G. Baird considers ideas endemic to Western society of culture and technology, often subverting ideas of technological progress with juxtapositions of their primitive translations. Baird, a Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, predominantly works through sculpture using found objects and those of […]

Carol Bove

Carol Bove Work from her oeuvre. “…The focus of her artistic endeavor is an immense research project: by means of enquiring into the social history and art of the late 1960s and early 1970s, she relates the latter to the present and lends it greater depth. Here, she is as much interested in popular literature […]

Gareth Long

Gareth Long Work from Venns. “Two lenticular prints featuring variations on Venn diagrams overlaid with diptych images relating to sculptural and theatrical traditions of Ancient Greece. The circular diagrams move and shift as the viewer walks past the prints. The circling shapes of the diagrams seem to suggest a boundary to what we can know […]

Giulio Paolini

Giulio Paolini Work from his oeuvre. “…From the inception of Arte povera in the late 1960s Paolini was considered one of its leading exponents. Although he shared the conceptual emphasis of his colleagues, during the 1970s he turned increasingly to an investigation of the whole system of art as recorded in museums. The most famous […]

Pedro Reyes

Pedro Reyes Work from his exhibition at LABOR. “WORK opens new headquarters and reopens its doors with a solo exhibition of Pedro Reyes (1972). Puzzle includes a series of studies in which the architecture of narrative structures combined with anthropological classification methodologies. Among the pieces on display are Mutants , a polyptych consisting of 170 […]

Derek Larson

Derek Larson Work from Commonwealth. “Commonwealth is an immersive installation of a dilapidated sculpture garden of projected video statuary, presenting a virtual likeness to a grand garden and questioning its function as a common space. Commonwealth is a response to Federica Bueti’s article Give Me The Time in which she states “satisfaction of temporary desire […]