Artist: Keith J. Varadi Exhibition title: Nu Haiku Venue: Smart Objects, Los Angeles, US Date: November 7 – December 12, 2014 Photography: Courtesy of the artist and Smart Objects Revel in the might of a flashlight, recognize how time flies over place, and life costs like the backside of a dime.
Artists: Patrick Armstrong, Alisa Baremboym, Mia Goyette, Zoe Latta, Josephine Pryde, Dena Yago Exhibition title: Lands’ End Organized by: Dena Yago Venue: Bodega, New York, US Date: January 11 – February 15, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artists and Bodega I watched a metal milk jug roll down the sidewalk and into the gutter. When righted, it became a collector for rain water. I took it back to my apartment. I carried it to my roof, covering its mouth with a sheet of cheesecloth to filter the brake particulates and other settling dusts. On tasting the gathered rain, it lacked the dulled metallic sweetness of the city’s municipal tap water. When […]
Artist: Todd Norsten Exhibition title: Chase The Ace Venue: Adams and Ollman, Portland, US Date: January 9 – February 14, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artist and Adams and Ollman Adams and Ollman is pleased to announce a solo presentation of new works by Todd Norsten on view at the gallery January 9 through February 14, 2015. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and in Portland, Oregon. Norsten’s subtle and evocative paintings are filled with rudimentary marks, sloppy lettering, awkward cropping and sometimes dirty surfaces. Upon first glance they look careless or naive. Closer examination reveals that hours of care and attention were spent rendering a smear […]
Artists: Rochelle Goldberg, Charles Harlan, Edward and Nancy Kienholz, Roelof Louw, Nora Mapp, Kyle Thurman, Anicka Yi Exhibition title: The Gentle Way (JUDO) Organized by: Zak Kitnick Venue: Clifton Benevento, New York, US Date: January 10 – February 14, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artists and Clifton Benevento, New York. Photography credit: Andres Ramirez (except individuals of Anicka Yi and Charles Harlan). Zak, The show as you talk about it reminds me of the story of a picture but you don’t answer the phone to hear it. Instead I take from the wall Henri Rousseau’s “The Merry Jester” which I am thinking of sending to you because it is JUDO. […]
Artists: Rochelle Goldberg and Dustin Hodges Exhibition title: Arid Bouquets: Intraction #4 Venue: David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, US Date: October 18 – November 29, 2014 Photography: Courtesy of David Petersen Gallery David Petersen Gallery is pleased to announce Arid Bouquets: Intraction #4, a two-person exhibition by New York based artists Rochelle Goldberg and Dustin Hodges. Goldberg initiates a rapid growth system of vital foliage and ceramic excretions. Bearing the mark of synthetic serpent to further ask why dress up in another species’s clothes and flaunt their surface in a world that will soon eclipse them? As the chia grow towards sudden waste and short-lived future, the seductive surface is disavowed. […]
Artists: Matt Connors, Kristan Kennedy, Owen Kydd, Diane Simpson, Erika Verzutti Exhibition title: All Summer In A Day Venue: Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, US Date: November 21, 2014 – January 11, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of Fourteen30 Contemporary Fourteen30 contemporary is pleased to present a group exhibition All Summer In A Day, with work by Matt Connors, Kristan Kennedy, Owen Kydd, Diane Simpson, and Erika Verzutti. An opening reception will be held on Friday, November 21, and the exhibition will run through January 4, 2015. With its title borrowed from the 1954 short story by Ray Bradbury, in which a group of school children who live on Venus linger in a world of […]
Artists: Raque Ford & Erika Hickle Exhibition title: Absolutely Yours Venue: 321 Gallery, New York, US Date: November 7 - December 6, 2014 Photography: Courtesy of 321 Gallery give yourself your whole self absolutely to another be possessed by another be consumed by another wholly giving yourself wholly and absolutely i am yours absolutely yours to possess and to consume take me all of me and possess me consume me and make me yours absolutely yours Raque Ford and Erika Hickle live and work in Brooklyn, and have recently received their MFA’s from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, 2013 and 2012 respectively. Collaboratively they operate […]