Posts Tagged ‘Jessica Silverman Gallery’

Interview with Matt Lipps

Today from our friends at Kadist Art Foundation we bring you part one of a two-part video interview with artist Matt Lipps. Lipps has a solo show, The Populist Camera, at Jessica Silverman Gallery, now on view in San Francisco. In his talk with Kadist’s Director of Collections, Devon Bella, Lipps explains, “I effectively broke every rule of Photoshop that I have my students not do.”  […..]

On Seeing and Nothingness

A few years ago, I found myself wondering: what is the essence of existence? After some thinking, I came to the conclusion that the simplest evidence of existence is interaction. Even at an infinitesimal level, if something doesn’t interact with something else, there is no way to prove it exists. That being said, there are different ways to measure interactions, both direct and indirect. For[…..]

Nope.

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Nope. One of my favorite occurrences in the Art world is when an artist acknowledges the viewers’ expectations, and actively denies them. In a time seemingly ruled by art with the highest sensational value, I can’t help but root for the heroic and/or obstinate people unabashedly making minimalist conceptual art that allows for none of the easily digestible catharses one might hope for. This is[…..]

HORIZON/S: An interview with Matt Lipps

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Matt Lipps’ newest body of work HORIZON/S, flips the traditional mode of institutional curating on its head. In this series, Lipps appropriates content from a late 1950s arts and culture publication that promises to offer a curated selection of international culture that will add a sense of sophistication to anyone’s taste. From these images, Lipps’ playfully explores what happens to the meaning of certain objects[…..]