March, 2008

Roni Horn

Roni Horn is currently exhibiting her photographic series of taxidermied Icelandic wildfowl at Hauser and Wirth Colnaghi in London. The artist attended the Rhode Island School of Design and received her M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art in 1978. After completing graduate school, Horn journeyed to Iceland to explore the geological activity that takes place in a location virtually untouched by globalization forces. She[…..]

Sue de Beer

Photographer, video and installation artist Sue de Beer creates work that references experiences related to high school and adolescents. de Beer’s work centers on haunting narratives that resonate with the tragic emotional state of a post-Columbine youth, often focusing on the engagement of first time activities such as sexual experience and drug use. The artist is a graduate of both Parsons School of Design (1995),[…..]

Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Currently showing through March 29th at Deitch Projects in New York City is Tim Noble and Sue Webster‘s collaborative exhibition titled Polymorphous Perverse. This is a recreation of an exhibition installed at the Freud Museum in London in the fall of 2006. The artists met while studying at Nottingham Trent University and have previously exhibited at PS1/MoMA, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and[…..]

Larry Clark

In his current exhibition at Simon Lee Gallery in London, the American Artist/filmmaker Larry Clark takes a departure from the focus of his previous works. While his earlier series “Tulsa”, “Teenage Lust” and the film, “Kids”, took a hard unblinking look at teenage sex and drug use. This new series entitled simply, “Los Angeles 2003-2006″, follows the life of Jonathan Velasquez, a teenage Latino skater[…..]

Women in the City

Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Jenny Holzer and Louise Lawler have joined forces in a viral public art project. Since early February, the artists have been disseminating art work throughout Los Angeles – Kruger and Sherman via billboards, Holzer via posters, zip screens and stickers, and Lawler via sound and broadcasts. The above video shows Holzer’s zip screen “Truisms” as it loops at Hollywood Boulevard and[…..]

Martin Schoeller

An exhibition of Martin Schoeller’s photographs will open at Ace Gallery on March 5th. Schoeller, who won the Life Magazine Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for new talent in 2000, makes each feature of his subjects vividly distinctive. The show at Ace Gallery will feature Schoeller’s photographs of female body-builders, large format images in which each woman is pictured from the stomach up. With vapid, grey backgrounds,[…..]

Ed Ruscha

The MTL 1978, Galerie Rudiger Schottle 1978, and Galerie Tanja Grunert 1984. Although these galleries may not be household names, a quick check will make it clear, (considering the other artists they showed early in their careers), that these are ground breaking establishments, and they’ve all shown Ruscha. Another thing that sets Ruscha apart from the field, he doesn’t follow trends, he sets them. Quite[…..]