Posts Tagged ‘Chris Duncan’

Sad Sack: An interview with Ryan Travis Christian

Chicago-based artist Ryan Travis Christian creates amazingly rendered drawings that employ an amalgamation of sources, all collapsing and folding in on one another. Ryan freely adopts cultural signifiers, both high and low, and fractures them to the point where anything can exist on the same page, regardless of its origin. The artist currently has an exhibition on view, titled Sad Sacks, at San Francisco’s Guerrero[.....]

In Perpetuity: Abstract Now/Abstract Then at the Berkeley Art Museum

All abstract art has one thing at its core:  the human body.  The existence of abstract art is as old as humankind, as are its attempts to either translate or transcend bodily experience without that pesky figuration getting in the way.  This conflict is even present etymologically:  the word ‘abstract’ boils down to meaning something along the lines of ‘drawn away’ – or ‘separated from[.....]

Default State Network

Currently on view at Raid Projects in Los Angeles is the group exhibition Default State Network. The exhibition is curated by artist Ryan Wallace and features works by Glen Baldridge, Alex Dodge, Chris Duncan, Elise Ferguson, Joseph Hart, Andrew Schoultz, Leslie Shows, Ryan Wallace and Will Yackulic. As with many artist curated exhibitions, Wallace has decided to explore the interests that are inherent in his[.....]