November, 2007

Paul Shambroom

Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago is currently presenting a solo exhibition of new photographs titled “Security” by Minneapolis-based artist Paul Shambroom. The show leads the viewer through a reductive documentation of various power structures that represent the current state of democracy. The photos are taken at different facilities financed by the Department of Homeland Security. Shambroom’s work is frozen somewhere between reality and fiction, depicting[.....]

Girl Parade

“Girl Parade” is a collaborative exhibition involving a series of international artists. The upcoming exhibition is to be held at the Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington, and will explore various experiences and issues involving women. Through the use of photography and video art practices, the artists delve into the fears of aging, bittersweet encounters with motherhood and female sexual desire. Belinda Mason‘s digitally altered inclusions[.....]

Replace 'Please' with 'Fast' 'Thank you' with 'Good,'

Currently on view at Anthony Lister, and Kelsey Brookes. This will be the first time the three artists have exhibited all together, sharing their interest in the urban environment and the use of cultural and illustrative iconography in their work. Kelsey Brookes lives in Southern California, works as a both a painter and illustrator and is currently represented by the

The Disappeared / Los Desaparecidos

On view until January 2008 at SITE in Santa Fe in New Mexico is a group show titled “The Disappeared / Los Desaparecidos.” The exhibition contains work by 27 contemporary artists from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Colombia and Guatemala. In the last decades of the twentieth century, disappear was used as a transitive verb to identify people who were kidnapped, tortured and killed by[.....]

Destiny Deacon

Indigenous Australian artist, Destiny Deacon presents issues of fanatical patriotism within her current exhibition “Whacked,” at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. Within the confrontational series, Deacon addresses misconceptions and stereotypes associated with racial prejudice. While exploring her fascination with new media practices including photography and video, Deacon also utilizes more traditional art forms, creating carpets and cushion covers imprinted with the sinister faces of her disturbing[.....]

Michael Scoggins

Artist Michael Scoggins is currently presenting a series of new text-based works in an exhibition titled “My Good, My Evil” at Freight and Volume in New York City. This will be the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Scoggins signature hand-drawn notebook paper works are massive in scale, up to 67″ x 51″, and are carefully crafted to look as if they were simply[.....]

Don't Mess with Texas

“Don’t Mess with Texas” is a new exhibition on view at the Nathan Larramendy Gallery in Ojai, California. The show features the work of seven emergent Texas-based female artists including Amy Blakemore, Kelli Connell, Libby Black, Zoe Charlton, Virginia Fleck, Francesca Fuchs and Laura Lark. The exhibition aims to highlight Texas as a place of geographic isolation, while simultaneously investigating female identity through the region.[.....]