December, 2007

Sarah Charlesworth

Concrete Color is a new body of work by artist and photographer Sarah Charlesworth on view at the Baldwin Gallery in Aspen. Living with artist Joseph Kosuth during a greater part of the 1970′s, Charlesworth has said that what was “gained from this period was a sense of the need for artists to reflect critically on their practice, acknowledging both the internal dialectic of art[.....]

Don't Call It Street Art

Curated by Thibault Sandret of Glam Trash Pop and hosted by Virginie Sommet‘s Studio/Gallery 173 on Canel Street is the exhibition “Don’t Call It Street Art,” which will be on open to the public beginning this weekend on Dec 15th. The group show celebrates Street Art through photography, painting, collage, graphic design and live body painting. By taking the art out of its urban context[.....]

Patricia Piccinini

The exhibition HUG: Recent work by Patricia Piccinini is on view at the Frye Museum of Art in Seattle until January 2008. Continuing her hyper-realistic sculptures of customized life forms, Piccinini examines the relationships between animals, nature, science, and technology. The artist challenges the viewer to embrace the unexpected consequences found in her creations, which examine both physical and ethical responsibility while experimenting with the[.....]

Gee Vaucher

Opening on Dec 14th at the Jack Hanley Gallery in San Francisco is “Introspective”, featuring the work of London-based artist Gee Vaucher. The gallery will present a collection of works by Vaucher that spans the past forty years. The artist is known for creating controversial work rooted in protest and is an icon among the punk generations. She’s completed work for the punk band Crass[.....]

David Ambrose

Artist David Ambrose is showing this month at the Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta. Ambrose’s abstract-oil paintings are rooted in the design found in architectural facades, interiors and floor plans. Created on pieces of lace and crocheted material that have been sewn together; the artist then takes the hand-sewn materials and stretches them like a canvas over stretcher bars. Ambrose received his BA from Muhlenberg[.....]

Roden and Lueth

On view at the Estel Gallery through Tag Art Gallery in Nashville is work by printmakers Valerie Lueth and Paul Roden, titled Assembling Utopia. Lueth and Roden are a husband and wife team who has started their own socially-responsible, image-based workshop called Tugboat Artist’s Press; with a mission to foster progressive thinking in the arts. Lueth is employed as an educational videogame concept artist and[.....]

Jon Brumit

Artist Jon Brumit produces socially-based collaborative projects that investigate interaction through tools, instruments and loosely structured scenarios which by default have unpredictable outcomes. Neighborhood Pubic Radio is a collaborative artist-run radio project featuring Brumit that aims to give people a forum via local radio to voice their opinions, concerns or interests as artists, activists, musicians and community members. NPR has been featured in Punk Planet[.....]