September, 2007

Ryoji Ikeda

Ryoji Ikeda is one of Japan’s leading electronic artists/composers today, presenting concerts, installations and recordings, while integrating sound, acoustics and related imagery in venues around the world. The artist combines music, time and space as he explores mathematical relations to sound by manipulating its physical properties. Ikeda pushes the boundaries of both visual and sonic media by using new computer and digital technologies focusing on[.....]

UNEASY ANGEL / IMAGINE LOS ANGELES

“UNEASY ANGEL / IMAGINE LOS ANGELES, Artists from Los Angeles Addressing Intersections Between Reality and Fiction” is an exhibition opening tonight in at Monika Spruth Philomene Magers and Spruth Magers Projekte both in Munich, Germany. Artists such as Doug Aitken, John Baldessari and Barbara Kruger and shown along side the writers and filmmakers that are all living and working in L.A. The culture of L.A.[.....]

Taylor McKimens

The work of Taylor McKimens is included in the new exhibition “Mail Order Monsters,” on view this month at Deitch Projects in New York City. McKimens creates an array of comics, zines, paintings, and site specific cut-out installations. The artist has stated being interested in “everyday things that are loaded somehow,” portraying the tragic and the humorous with equal strength. Many of the artist’s sculptures[.....]

Chris Duncan

Oakland-based artist Chris Duncan recently opened an exhibition with the Gregory Lind Gallery in San Francisco titled “The Beginning. The Middle. The End.” The artist has been interested in exploring concepts related to process, transformation, and reduction. Duncan is known for his work involving intricate string sculptures, and has now begun to literally explore the threads that tie nature, science, and the sprit into life.[.....]

GEISAI Artists

GEISAI Artists at Giant Robot is an exhibition presented by Scion, Giant Robot, and Kaikai Kiki which features work by aspiring artists in Japan. The show which opens next week at GR2 was developed and organized by internationally renowned artist and curator Takashi Murakami and Eric Nakamura, publisher of Giant Robot Magazine. The two hand picked the artists to have their work presented in Los[.....]

Arne Quinze

On Sept. 14 Belgian artist/designer Arne Quinze’s latest work “Cityscape” will open on the suburban streets of Brussels, Belgium. The enormous wooden sculpture is 131-feet long, 82-feet wide and 39-feet high and will stand for year in Brussels’ luxury district. Quinze, the artistic director of design company Quinze and Milan,says of his piece, “‘Cityscape’ resembles a frozen movement, speed caught in time.” The piece encourages[.....]

Aaron Noble

California-based artist, Aaron Noble, creates seemingly abstract compositions from imagery associated with commercial comic books. While the artist’s work is deeply rooted in superhero-based images, he manages to extract any form of narrative, leaving the viewer to decode the mass of ambiguous information as a unique form. Noble has new work on view in his first solo show with Pavel Zoubok Gallery in NYC, entitled[.....]