December, 2009

Taylor Davis

On view through this week at Horton Gallery (Sunday L.E.S.) is the exhibition boardroom no.1, featuring new sculpture by artist Taylor Davis. The exhibition marks the artist’s eleventh solo exhibition and features humble and reductive forms created of wood. Many of the works in the exhibition are in direct dialogue with object-based sculpture, minimalist installation, architecture and furniture design. For boardroom no. 1, it is[.....]

From the DS Archive: Rachel Whiteread

Originally published on December 12, 2008 Rachel Whiteread, who lives and works in London, has created a new politically charged piece titled Place (Village) on view now at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. In an interview, she explained “she has been making the same work since college, which involves working with objects and histories and time.” In this exhibit, she deviates from using[.....]

Ignacio Uriarte

Ignacio Uriarte began his career in business administration before quitting “to work as a full time artist,” as he describes in his statement. Translating his administrative expertise to a creative context, Uriarte incorporates the quotidian tools and habitual methods surrounding the office environment into his artistic practice. His materials include Bic pens, Xerox machines, ink cartridges, and other office paraphernalia; his process is driven by[.....]

Happy Holidays from DailyServing!

Happy Holidays from everyone at DailyServing.com! -These works were created by New York based artist David Humphrey for the installation Snowman in Love at Triple Candie, NY, 2005.

Glenn Ligon

Off Book is the title of a current exhibition by acclaimed New York based conceptual artist Glenn Ligon. The exhibition, which is on view through January 23rd at Los Angeles’ Regen Projects, continues the artist’s investigation of cultural identity, social and historical constructs, language, race, and gender. Similar to previous exhibitions by the artist, Off Book explores these ideas through text-based work, installation, and video.[.....]

Milton Rogovin

The Henry Art Gallery at Seattle’s University of Washington is hosting a rare kind of exhibition: a 100th birthday show for a living artist. Milton Rogovin, who began his career as a documentary photographer in the early 1950s and was still working as recently as 2002, will turn 100 on December 31, 2009 and the exhibition is unambiguously titled Happy 100th Birthday, Milton Rogovin! This,[.....]

An Idea Called Tomorrow

Currently on view, through March 7, 2010, is the multi-venue Los Angeles exhibition, An Idea Called Tomorrow. Showing concurrently at both the Skirball Cultural Center and at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the exhibition features the work of fifteen contemporary artists who “imagine what a civil future looks like,” according to the press release, as the show seeks to inspire visitors to “reflect upon[.....]