April, 2009

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller’s The Murder of Crows is currently at the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fur Gegenwart (Museum for Contemporary Art). This mixed media sound installation is set within the Museum’s historic hall, which was once part of a 19th century train station terminal. The gallery visitor enters this hall by passing through heavy red curtains to encounter a bold cacophony of sound.[…..]

Julienne Hsu

The opening of Wish You Were Here marked a milestone for young painter Julienne Hsu. The exhibition ran from March 9th through the 13th at CGU’s East Gallery. It was Hsu’s first solo exhibition sampling her work from the past few years. The exhibition featured a variety of subjects including dogs, humans, and machines. Her concern lies in the juxtaposition of nature and the imposition[…..]

Julieta Aranda

Time is an integral element of life. For me, it seems similar to the phenomenon of breathing, in that it is largely uninvestigated in any great depth by the general public, though it is collectively understood as essential to our existence. Time runs everything, and though most of us plan the entirety of our lives within its confines, we rarely experience the epiphanic moments where[…..]

Bill Smith

PPOW Gallery in New York City opened a new exhibition this weekend titled Intuitive Visualization of the Unseen, featuring new works by artist Bill Smith. The sculptures presented explore natural systems of order and how they can be translated three dimensionally. The works are meticulously created out of various industrial materials. The artist has stated,” All terrestrial behavioral events and physical components, however bland, sweet[…..]

Aaron Noble

Artist Aaron Noble was recently profiled in an artist video produced by Osmosis TV and Beautiful/Decay Magazine. The artist creates a diverse range of works, all of which are centered on superhero comic imagery. His core practice involves large site-specific murals, some of which are several stories tall, however he also creates small works on paper and prints. The artist has created edition prints with[…..]

Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East

Saatchi Gallery in London is currently presenting the group show, Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, which proudly showcases the recent work of 21 artists originally from the Middle East and currently living around the globe. Participating artists include Diana Al-Hadid (a Syrian-American artist also currently showing an outdoor sculpture at the Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates), Halim Al-Karim, Kader Attia, Nadia[…..]

USA Today

Featuring works from Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art collection created mostly in the 1980s and ’90s by artists including Chris Burden, Alfredo Jaar, Louise Lawler, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, and Adrian Piper, this exhibition reveals the continuing resonance and complexity of topics such as freedom of expression, militarism, the dynamics of race, human and economic consequences of globalization, and other defining elements of society today. Included in[…..]