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10.01.09
Conceptual Art
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
10.29.09
Conceptual Art
A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration
05.14.09
Conceptual Art
Although death has been a permanent theme in art for centuries, it was not until the Post Modern era that artists broke away from the tradition of allegorical expression and boldly confronted the theme on an intimate level. From documenting
10.24.09
Conceptual Art
Museums of all kinds are wonderful, but big museums tend to be devoted to one conventional subject (like art or history-boring!), and feature well-curated, non-terrifying exhibits. This is why I prefer the type of museum that you stumble across by accident,
05.16.09
Conceptual Art
Imagine you're at the supermarket, one weekday afternoon, sometime after work, absent-mindedly pushing your trolley down the aisles for a bit of grocery shopping. You trundle down the neon-lit canyons of brightly coloured packaging - cereals, soda, toilet paper - and
05.14.09
Conceptual Art
The short career of Bas Jan Ader as an artist still fascinates and engages the art world, decades after his disappearance. Perhaps it was his tragic and sudden death, his courageous and illogical attempt at fulfilling a sailor’s dream, or
05.14.09
Conceptual Art
French artist Sophie Calle asked one hundred women to read her boyfriend’s break-up note and then she exhibited the women’s responses at the 2007 Venice Biennale. When I first heard of Calle’s project, I got nervous. What bothered me wasn’t that
07.01.09
Conceptual Art
I recently met Danielle Freakley, who is currently approaching what she terms "Phase Two" of a three phase project called – and under which she seems to call herself and the near-mechanical vessel the project requires she become – The Quote
10.03.09
Conceptual Art
by Arty
Another thing to be on the look out for in 2010 is Quebec Art. As I stated in my last post for years Quebec has long and strong history of art. Some of which has gone unnoticed outside Quebec
02.04.10
Conceptual Art
I hope you have some time to swing by Caitlin Hackett’s exhibition, Wilderness, this Friday night. Caitlin hit the ground running since her graduation from Pratt last year, and I'm super pleased to be featuring her work at the White Rabbit
05.12.09
Conceptual Art
Gerda Meyer Bernstein’s piece Marginalized consists of a fully deployed military parachute lying on the ground to act as the foundation for the twenty-two burlap-wrapped mannequins that rest on top of it. The mannequins, upon closer examination, are all women
03.15.10
Conceptual Art
The first week of March in New York is always a busy one. The trees begin to thaw, the bleached snow-soaked sky softens, and New Yorkers begin to come out of hibernation. This week also marks the revival of art.
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