Archives for posts tagged ‘found materials’

Neil Beloufa

Neil Beloufa Work from his oeuvre. “…People’s passion, lifestyle, beautiful wine, gigantic glass towers, all surrounded by water (2011),” a pitiless condemnation of Vancouver disguised as a promotional video for the city. With a Riot Girl lilt that compulsively scoops up in uncertainty, the first subject on screen begins, “People are beautiful here … they […]

Tobias Madison

Tobias Madison Works from “Hydrate+Perform“. “Tobias Madison’s first US solo show is a newly commissioned project in two parts. Hydrate + Perform consists of many large acrylic tanks, each filled with a different flavor of Vitamin Water. The stunning blocks of pastel color create a counter rhythm to the columns that support the gallery space […]

Valerie Snobeck

Valerie Snobeck Work from her oeuvre. “The partially erased mirrors in Valerie Snobeck’s first New York solo flirt with avant-garde chestnuts like Duchamp’s “Large Glass” and Robert Rauschenberg’s “Erased de Kooning Drawing.” And as Ms. Snobeck deploys them in a scattered installation of wall and floor sculptures, they also perk up a tired post-Minimalist idiom. Ms. Snobeck’s technique depends on […]

Kerstin Brätsch

Kerstin Brätsch Work from her oeuvre. “Obfuscating the divisions between traditional media, Brätsch’s installations feature large oil paintings and three-dimensional units, such as magazine and poster racks. The posters and zines both advertise and remix corresponding paintings. This strategy extends to the collective Das Institut, the performance group It’s Our Pleasure to Serve You, and […]

Mark Boellaard

Mark Boellaard Work from Collage. I received an email from Mark this morning with this work, enjoy. “By juxtaposing elements from a wide and unusual range of resources I attempt to create original works that invoke a sense of shock, wonder and delight upon the spectator. Works that are very much open to interpretation and […]

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs Work from his oeuvre. Tom Sachs work operates somewhere between fetishization and critique of objects of contemporary American desire.  By reproducing these objects in readily available materials, using low-tech processes, Sachs is able to make the unattainable, attainable.  However, because these reproductions are “Tom Sachs’”, and are therefore expensive, fine art objects, available […]