Archives for posts tagged ‘installation’

Justin Hodges

Justin Hodges Work from Summit. “Summit is an amalgamation of Romantic landscape paintings, miniature golf courses, and Google image searches. In Summit, sculptural interventions work to create an immersive experience addressing the nature and function of photography in contemporary visual culture. To activate Summit its viewer must become a participant on the stage where summiting […]

Brooks Dierdorff

Brooks Dierdorff Work from Midnight Sun. “Midnight Sun responds to the ill-fated true story of the Andree Polar Expedition of 1897, in which three explorers set out to be the first to reach the North Pole using a hot air balloon. After crashing on the arctic ice halfway through the journey, the three explorers survived […]

Rachel de Joode

Rachel de Joode Work from Soft Inquiry. The representation of objects, the consciousness of matter and the exposed and secret nature of things continue to be the main points of departure in de Joode’s latest body of work. Through an installation of beguiling objects that straddle the realms of sculpture and image, de Joode chooses […]

Luke Stettner

Luke Stettner Work from This Single Monument at The Kitchen. “Last thing I knew there were five indications of a pause — first was the one that came before all the others after that came the one I remember the least but was the most sudden and unexpected following that came the refrain the second […]

Mike Womack

Mike Womack Work from his oeuvre. “In his fourth exhibition with the gallery, Mike Womack presents 14 works of sculpture that act as mnemonic mausoleums. This body of work was conceived in the winter of 2011, while the artist was caring for his ailing mother, who was struggling with long and short term memory. Having […]

Martina Klein

Martina Klein Work from her oeuvre (and in part from her current exhibition at Galerie Tschudi. “Martina Klein, born in 1962 in Trier (DE), makes large monochrome canvases, which are most of the time not hanging on the wall in an usual way, but stand against the wall or stand free in space, like an […]

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 […]

Katrín Sigurdardóttir

Katrín Sigurdardóttir Work from Foundation at SculptureCenter. “Foundation is conceived as a trilogy of installations. In the first, at Palazzo Zenobio’s Lavanderia in Venice, the work intersected the walls of an ancient laundry. In Reykjavík, the work was located at the Reykjavík Art Museum’s Harbour House, an old customs house in downtown Reykjavík. Now in […]

Carl Ostendarp

Carl Ostendarp Work from “1989-2007″ at Elizabeth Dee, New York. “In subversive institutional interventions, Carl Ostendarp transforms two of the Johnson Museum’s galleries with offbeat art selections, intensely pigmented murals, and pulsing music. Following curatorial incursions like Andy Warhol’s “Raid the Icebox,” 1970, and Fred Wilson’s Mining the Museum, 1992, Ostendarp’s installations incorporate—and thereby recontextualize—works from […]

Walid Raad

Walid Raad Work from The Atlas Group and Scratching on things I could disavow. “Walid Raad’s first major exhibition in a French museum covers two of his long-term projects: The Atlas Group (1989-2004) and Scratching on Things I could Disavow (2007-ongoing). The Atlas Group (1989 – 2004) was a project Raad initiated in 1989 – […]