March, 2008

Robert Pruitt

Houston-based artist Robert Pruitt makes beautifully crafted work, but his exceptional craftsmanship is only a tool for exploring the ways in which African Americans have been represented throughout history. An exhibition of Pruitt’s new work, titled Two Tears in a Bucket: Considering The Alcubierre Metric, is currently on display at Mary Goldman Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition presents a series portraits on Kraft paper.[…..]

Prefab

At Gagosian Gallery’s New York location, an all-star cast of appropriation artists have joined forces to present a haven of prefabricated art objects. Prefab includes work by Richard Prince, Rudolph Stingel, Rosmarie Trockel, Sherrie Levine, Martin Kippenger, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Richard Artschwager, and Alighiero e Boetti. Together, the often tongue-in-cheek work of these nine artists begins to look surprisingly serious, especially since all the[…..]

Gretchen Bennett

In a two-part show for Howard House in Seattle, Gretchen Bennett presents her own work in “Hello,” located in the front of the gallery, as well as curating “Supernature,” located in the center gallery. Bennett is best known for her interest in urban iconography and her downloadable and printable sticker series. For “Hello,” she chooses to re-examine through drawings the widespread imagery of the ill-fated[…..]

Korin Faught

For her first LA solo show, painter Korin Faught will be exhibiting a series of twenty two oil on canvas paintings and drawings at Corey Helford Gallery from March 22-April 19, 2008. Faught is influenced by mid-century modernity, both in fashion and interior design. She depicts young and stylish couples and twins together, but not necessarily engaged with one another. They seem slightly self-conscious and[…..]

Del Kathryn Barton

The Whole of Everything,a recent collection of works by Del Kathryn Barton is currently showing at Karen Woodbury Gallery, Richmond. Often of a dark, fantastical nature, Barton’s paintings, sculptures and ink works portray child-like characters, mutant creatures and deranged human forms. Best known for her vibrant water colours, Barton’s monochromatic, whimsical ink works also make a prominent appearance within the exhibition, and depict a sexualized[…..]

Zadok Ben-David

Israeli sculptor Zadok Ben-David brings his internationally acclaimed exhibition Blackfield to Australia. Currently showing at Annandale Galleries,the display includes large scale works replicating the human form and a monumental 5000 piece installation consisting of miniature flower and plant sculptures. Each of the small pieces that make up the work are painted black on the front and tinted in various colours on the reverse side. This[…..]

Fay Ku

The current exhibition at Kips Gallery, Fay Ku: A Survey of Works 2004-2008 curated by Brendon MacInnis, demonstrates Ku’s most significant works to date. Ku’s exhibit coincides with Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York, which runs from March 15-24th. The Brooklyn-based artist is simultaneously showing at Sam Lee Gallery in Los Angeles in a two-part group exhibition, her part titled, Deviance. Born in Taiwan[…..]