Posts Tagged ‘Ann Hamilton’

Best of 2014 – Ann Hamilton: The Common S E N S E at Henry Art Gallery

Ann Hamilton, the common S E N S E, 2014, courtesy of Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Photo: Jonathan Vanderweit.

For our Best of 2014 series, Fan Mail columnist A. Will Brown selected Sarah Margolis-Pineo’s review of Ann Hamilton’s recent solo show in Seattle. Says Brown, “Sarah‘s review of The Common S E N S E at the Henry Art Gallery provides key insights into Hamilton’s ability to engage an audience across senses—touching, seeing and hearing—through multifaceted artwork that is grounded in a sense of urgency. The exhibition[…..]

Ann Hamilton: The Common S E N S E at Henry Art Gallery

Ann Hamilton, the common S E N S E, 2014, courtesy of Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Photo: Jonathan Vanderweit.

I was instantly drawn to the Siberian Rubythroat. It must have been the vibrant red flash of exposed underbelly that first caught my eye, but it was the bird’s placement that focused my attention, a diminutive creature adrift in a mauve fog. The Rubythroat is just one of 200 animal specimens that have been scanned, printed in multiple, and hung in a mosaic of thick[…..]

Help Desk: Majors and Media

Brad Carlile, One-o, 2011. Photograph (no digital manipulation), 30" x 40"

Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit your questions anonymously here. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Help Desk is co-sponsored by KQED.org. This week’s column is accompanied by photographs by Brad Carlile, whose work is included in the upcoming exhibition Fragile Boundaries at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts[…..]

See Yourself Sensing – or What it Feels Like to be a Cyborg

We are all cyborgs… as Donna Haraway proclaimed in her 1991 manifesto. The fusion of man and machine in popular culture, scientific exploration and artistic production in the late 20th century, was loaded with fear, alongside great aspirations, of genetic engineering, technological advances and mechanisms of control. However, the anxiety of the future that was expressed in 1990s art with the exploration of digital interfaces[…..]