May, 2012

Yasuaki Onishi

As part of our ongoing partnership with Flavorwire, Daily Serving is sharing Emily Temple‘s preview of Yasuaki Onishi‘s amazing invisible mountains at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas. In his new installation at the Rice University Art Gallery, which we first spotted over at Artlog, Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi continues his Reverse of Volume series with a gorgeous cloud-like confection suspended in the gallery space. Like the other works in the series, this[…..]

Lorna Macintyre – Midnight Scenes & Other Works

This concluding feature on Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art presents Lorna Macintyre – ‘Midnight Scenes & Other Works’, a solo exhibition of recent works by Glasgow-based artist Lorna Macintyre at Mary Mary, Glasgow that runs till 2 June 2012. The exhibition’s title is drawn from the 1858 publication, ‘Midnight scenes and social photographs: sketches of life in the streets, wynds, and dens of the[…..]

#onartandpolitics — an interview with Matthew Harrison Tedford

Wafaa Yasin, 'Aesh (Livelihood),' 2008.

#Hashtags features writing about art at the intersection of both pop culture and politics, but what does it mean for a work of art to be political? #onartandpolitics will feature occasional interviews with writers, artists, and curators on this topic, kicking off with Matthew Harrison Tedford, an editor at Art Practical and a #Hashtags contributor. DS spoke with Tedford last year as he coordinated programming[…..]

HELP DESK: Putting It Out There

Mamma Andersson, Pigeon House, 2010. Acrylic and oil on panel, 33 1/2 x 48 inches

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your questions. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. Like two other artists that wrote in [see HELP DESK: Location,[…..]

From the DS Archives: Simon Starling

Today from the DS Archives we bring you British installation artist, Simon Starling. His current exhibition, Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré, will be on view at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse from 24 May–26 August 2012. The exhibition features new works inspired by the architecture of the building that houses the Contemporary Art Centre, the University of Upper Alsace, and the Mulhouse town archives. The following article was[…..]

Don’t Crack a Smile

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley We had just left Marc Foxx gallery, where Annette Kelm’s delicate C-prints look like illustrations from the most deadpan Children’s book ever, as if everything but tufts of grass had been excised from, say, Make Way For Ducklings. We were still in the little enclave of galleries off Wilshire Boulevard when a[…..]

Fan Mail: Dave Greber

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For this edition of Fan Mail, Dave Greber of New Orleans has been selected from our worthy reader submissions. Two artists are featured each month—the next one could be you! If you would like to be considered, please submit your website link to info@dailyserving.com with ‘Fan Mail’ in the subject line. A.R.T.I.S.T. S.T.A.T.E.M.E.N.T., 2011 Being a fan of Tim and Eric, and ridiculous and annoying[…..]