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New Eyes For New Spaces at ISCP

New Eyes for New Spaces, installation 2013, courtesy of of the International Studio and Curatorial Program.

A conversation with curators Jess Wilcox and Francesca Sonara

New Eyes for New Spaces, installation 2013, courtesy of of the International Studio and Curatorial Program.

New Eyes For New Spaces, an exhibition curated by recent CCS Bard alumnae Jess Wilcox and Francesca Sonara, is a timely dialogue between five artists whose works investigate abstract and fragmented representations of place in the age of digital technologies. … Continue reading »

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The Crux: A Conversation with Shane McAdams (Part V: Roots)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 46 (PIT MINE), 2011, oil, acrylic, jade glue on canvas over panel, 48 x 48 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 46 (PIT MINE), 2011, oil, acrylic, jade glue on canvas over panel, 48 x 48 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Lynn Maliszewski: Where do you think the adult practicality you’ve attained interacts with your creativity now?

Shane McAdams: I was trying to figure out what creativity is and why a while ago. You know all these people that are clever or smart and manage to … Continue reading »

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The Crux: A Conversation with Shane McAdams (Part III: Mining Time)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 30, 2011, ballpoint pen, jade glue and resin on panel, 12 x 12 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 30, 2011, ballpoint pen, jade glue and resin on panel, 12 x 12 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Lynn Maliszewski: The abstraction in your imagery integrates lots of circles and amoeba-like shapes. They consume the landscape, in my opinion, or exist without the mention of landscape at all. Are the particles aggressive? What is the macro/micro connection?… Continue reading »

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The Crux: A Conversation with Shane McAdams (Part II: The American Landscape)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 42 (WHITE RIVER), 2011, ballpoint pen and graphite on panel, 24 x 24 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 42 (WHITE RIVER), 2011, ballpoint pen and graphite on panel, 24 x 24 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Lynn Maliszewski: Let’s discuss the specifics of your work. Your more recent images have central landscapes flanked by abstraction. The landscapes themselves are either particularly famous, such as Disney World or K2, or more obscure. Where do these places come from? Are they connected to you personally?… Continue reading »

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