Archive for May, 2010

Optimismo Radical at Josée Bienvenue Gallery

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Optmismo Radical brings together twelve international artists to reflect upon two perhaps redundant or contradictory words. Is Radical Optimism the opposite of moderate optimism? Or the opposite of conservative pessimism?[...]

Oscar Carrasco at Luis Adelantado Valencia

Friday, May 28th, 2010

In 2006 Oscar Carrasco started to explore Europe, embarking on a disturbing initiation journey through the unusual beauty of decline and abandonment.[...]

Santurce es Ley!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Santurce es Ley, an independent union of galleries and artists, inaugurated last Thursday the first of what’s to become a series of art events in Santurce (Puerto Rico) meant to revitalize and reactivate the local artistic community.[...]

Francesca Woodman

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Francesca Woodman was without a doubt one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, paving the way for other artists such as Sam Taylor-Wood and Cindy Sherman.[...]

Ariel Schlesinger at Galerija Gregor Podnar

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

If beauty can be found in any slight shift in the rhythms of the world, in temporal or functional disruptions, Ariel Schlesinger will be there to capture it – he might even have provoked it himself.[...]

Marcos Castro: Solve et Coagula

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

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Marcos Castro utilizes connections to alchemic procedures in order to describe metamorphoses that happen to the foundational myth of the eagle and the snake. The emblematic animals in which ancient Mexico City was founded visit this young artist’s individual mythology.[...]

Andy Coolquitt at Lisa Cooley

Monday, May 17th, 2010

We Care About You, Andy Coolquitt’s second solo exhibition at Lisa Cooley, presents abstract, linear sculptures made of joined pipes, broom handles, discarded lighters, beer bottles, light bulbs, straws, and crayons which are minimalist, ordered rearrangements of the raw world from which their components are sourced.[...]

Nicolas Moulin

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Berlin-based artist Nicolas Moulin’s photographs presents us with quite a strange world; deserted landscape where bizarre structures hover over the natural world and seemingly become an extension of it. Some resemble World War II bunkers or even the last remains of a lost world, emphasizing the ways we relate to our immediate surroundings, be them real or imaginary.[...]

U-Ram Choe at bitforms

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Realized over the course of a year, Korean artist U-Ram Choe work is rooted in a journey to the American Southwest, where the artist encountered complete darkness for the first time. In this environment Choe observed the Milky Way, unpolluted by the atmospheric haze of artificial light.[...]

Bojan Sarcevic

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Bojan Sarcevic work lies between the purely ornamental and the architectural. Through sculpture, video and collage, the artist creates structures that are approximations to architecture without ever building anything.[...]


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