Collage and the Landscape of Familiarity

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by John McKissick

Moon (mother), 2015 Broom snakeweed plants, twine, paint

from the bed to the mountain evokes Mira Burack’s home in the foothills of the Ortiz Mountains of New Mexico. Elaborated through photocollaged installations and collections of found objects, this landscape of familiarity includes both intimate domestic space and the natural world. Inside and outside meet in the mountainous wall mural leafed together from cutout photos of a rumpled … Continue reading »

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Sweet Time

Honey Baby, 2013
Video (still)
Edition of 10 + 4 AP
Performer: Nick Sciscione, Videographer: Kirsten Johnson, Composer: Tom Laurie, Editor: Amanda Laws
© Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio; Courtesy of the artists and Luhring Augustine, New York.
by Jacob Kiernan

Honey Baby, 2013, Video (still), Edition of 10 + 4 AP, Performer: Nick Sciscione, Videographer: Kirsten Johnson, Composer: Tom Laurie, Editor: Amanda Laws, © Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio; Courtesy of the artists and Luhring Augustine, New York.

To get to Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio’s video installation Honey Baby, one must navigate a boneyard of twisted skeletons. On screen, a body writhes languidly in a vat … Continue reading »

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A Real Problem with Theoretical Value Judgement

David Hume, Allan Ramsay, Oil on canvas, 30.00 x 25.00 in. (76.20 x 63.50 cm), Bequeathed by Mrs Macdonald Hume to the National Gallery of Scotland and transferred
by Megan M. Garwood

Vincent van Gogh, Roadway with Underpass (Le viaduc), 1887, Oil on cardboard, mounted on panel, 12 7/8 x 16 1/8 inches (32.7 x 41 cm), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Thannhauser Collection, Gift, Justin K. Thannhauser, 1978

Traditional branches of philosophy include metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics and logic. In academic discourses, these branches are generally treated separately. Brilliant scholars dedicate their lives to studying within these … Continue reading »

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Cordy Ryman: Chimera 45

Cordy Ryman, Chimera 45, 2015, Acrylic, enamel on wood, Installation view_high res-2

Lara Saget in conversation with Cordy Ryman at Zürcher Gallery about his new solo exhibition Chimera 45, on view through May 7th. Zürcher Gallery is located 33 Bleecker Street in New York.

Cordy Ryman. Chimera 45, 2015. Acrylic, enamel on wood. Installation view. Courtesy Zürcher Gallery.

Lara Saget: It seems that you respond to objects in a very visceral way. Did you collect objects as a child?  

Cordy Ryman: I … Continue reading »

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Snippets: An interview with Pier Stockholm

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by Nanda Janssen

Pier Stockholm, “Do & Hope”, sidewalk view, 2015. credit photo: Anto Hinh-Thai

Editor’s note: About a year ago a new exhibition space appeared in Paris, France called Gleichapel. Gleichapel is currently the smallest art platform in the city of light. As a platform – not a gallery – director Jeff  Gleich is focused on presenting contemporary art projects by emerging artists. “Though works are for sale to … Continue reading »

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#smartart

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by Jacob Kiernan

Hans-Christian Lotz, Die Hanfreibe der Oberen Mühle in Steinach im Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof Gutach 2014 (The Hemp Press of the Upper Mill in Steinach at the Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof in Gutach 2014), 2015, Aluminium, record 16 STA module, Glass, Steel, Silicone caulk, mixed media, 119 x 142 x 9 inches, Courtesy of David Lewis Gallery

What is #smartart? I ask this question with candor and without preconception. … Continue reading »

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Thomas Micchelli Interviewed by Linda Francis

Thomas Micchelli, 2 Bacchantes (bent & straight), 2015. oil on panel, 24 x 18 inches

Thomas Micchelli. 2 Bacchantes (bent & straight). 2015. Oil on panel. 24 x 18 in.

On the occasion of Thomas Micchelli’s solo exhibition, Bacchantes and Bivalves, the artist sat down with fellow artist, Linda Francis.  In this interview, Micchelli discusses his interest in mythology, sensuality and the interplay between painting and drawing.  Bacchantes and Bivalves is on view until March 1, 2015 at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY.… Continue reading »

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