May, 2010

Oscar Carrasco at Luis Adelantado Valencia

As DailyServing continues to expand our network of contributing writers and partnering websites to offer more global coverage of the visual arts, we are proud to bring you the first of a series of posts from our pals DaWire, a Puerto Rico-based global online magazine. Their recent article featuring new work by Oscar Carrasco at Luis Adelantado Valencia is featured below. In 2006 Oscar Carrasco[.....]

From the DS Archives: Christina Seely Interview

Each Sunday we reach deep into the DailyServing Archives to unearth an old feature that we think needs to see the light of day. This week we found an interview with San Francisco Bay Area artist Christina Seely. If you have a favorite feature that you think should be published again, simply email us at info@dailyserving.com with you selection and include DS Archive in the[.....]

Pablo Zuleta Zahr: Event Horizon

The subway in any major city is a conduit, where thousands of lives flow like water through pipes in the journey from past to future. The subway station, however, is like a purgatory—a present-tense place where the journey temporarily hangs in the balance as one waits on the platform, maybe reading a book or reading the looks on the faces of passersby. Some people are[.....]

Bright and Polished

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley A group called R.A.I.D. (Random Acts of Irreverent Dance) regularly performs at the Echoplex in Echo Park. They appeared at Bootie L.A., a monthly mash-up party, this past Saturday, wearing shimmering orange body-suits and making awkward movements that somehow still seemed organic. R.A.I.D. practitioners have all different sorts of bodies—beer bellies, jutting[.....]

Alex Lukas: These Are The Days of Miracle and Wonder

Due to the ubiquity of image and video today, we have become accustomed to witnessing disasters, both man made and natural, unfold in front of our very eyes. Because of the easy access of imagery and news media, it seems as if these disasters are growing at an exponential rate and are perhaps starting to spiral out of control. The recent onslaught of crisis’, be[.....]

The Great Contemporary Art Bubble

In the first installment of an ongoing series, we’re teaming up with our pals at Art Practical, a San Francisco Bay Area based website that is the nexus of four important chroniclers of art and visual culture: Bad At Sports, Happenstand, Shotgun Review, and Talking Cure quarterly. DailyServing will be partnering with Art Practical from time to time to bring you the latest in whats[.....]

Brent Green: Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then

Is it true belief’s unyielding determination that redeems and protects? This question lies at the heart of Brent Green‘s solo exhibition Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then at Andrew Edlin Gallery. The issue of belief occupies both Green and the man whose work provided the inspiration for the project. The story goes like this: a man named Leonard Wood once built a house entirely by hand[.....]