Posts Tagged ‘Barry McGee’

A Pattern Language at CULT // Green Circle Black Diamond at Ratio 3

Lena Wolff. O San Francisco, 2014; paper quilt with hand-cut and painted papers; 45 x 45 in. Courtesy of the Artist and CULT: Aimee Friberg Exhibitions.

Shotgun Reviews are an open forum where we invite the international art community to contribute timely, short-format responses to an exhibition or event. Today we bring you two reviews written by our summer interns: First, Deidre Foley considers A Pattern Language: Michelle Grabner, Angie Wilson, and Lena Wolff at CULT; next, Audrey Weber assesses the exhibition Green Circle Black Diamond at Ratio 3 in San Francisco. We thank these two[…..]

Love & Ground: Interview with Conny Purtill and Friends

Conny Purtill. The Ground, 2014; installation view, Adams and Ollman Gallery, Portland, OR. Courtesy of the Artists and Adams and Ollman.

As an idea and word, “curator” continues to suffer a death from overdose. Still, I am tempted to place this burdensome phrase upon Conny Purtill and his chosen allies—that is, if we can agree that curating involves working with someone else’s objects to elucidate a concept. The exhibition The Ground, recently on view at Adams and Ollman Gallery in Portland, Oregon, began with Purtill gifting[…..]

#Hashtags: Nostalgia and its Discontents

Charlene Tan. Love Forever: A Homage to Yayoi Kusama, 2010. Color photograph. 36 x 48 in. Photo courtesy of the artist.

#museums #diversity #nostalgia #representation Proximities 2: Knowing Me, Knowing You was the second of three exhibitions of Bay Area contemporary art curated by Glen Helfand for the Asian Art Museum. This series marks a departure from AAM’s customary focus on artists from remote geographic locales and the museum’s heretofore sporadic commitment to exhibiting contemporary art. The second exhibition resolved the primary concern that I raised[…..]

Interview with Renny Pritkin and Barry McGee at the Berkeley Art Museum

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We are proud to share an incredible new video interview between Barry McGee and Renny Pritikin. Pritikin is the former Chief Curator of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and was responsible for McGee’s first major solo exhibition at YBCA in the late 1990s. This video interview was created on the occasion of McGee’s mid-career survey exhibition currently on view at the Berkeley[…..]

From the DS Archives: Os Gemeos

Originally published on: July 2, 2008 Os Gemeos, which translates to “the twins” in Portuguese, are identical twin brothers from Sao Paulo, Brazil, who began break dancing at an early age and later moved on to the visual arts. Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo transformed Brazilian street art and have since exhibited at museums all over the world including their first solo exhibition at The Luggage[…..]

Os Gemeos

Os Gemeos, which translates to “the twins” in Portuguese, are identical twin brothers from Sao Paulo, Brazil, who began break dancing at an early age and later moved on to the visual arts. Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo transformed Brazilian street art and have since exhibited at museums all over the world including their first solo exhibition at The Luggage Store in San Francisco in 2003.[…..]