Posts Tagged ‘movie’

The Clock, Cremaster Cycle, and the Otolith Trilogy

The world doesn’t need any more films. The world doesn’t need any more video art. So if you’re going to bring an image into the world, you have to think it through. –Kodwo Eshun After 50 years of production, distinct periods are appearing in the history of video art. Not distinct ism’s or manifesto driven bubbles, but separate works that seem palpably similar. As the[…..]

Jim Gaylord

The paintings of artist Jim Gaylord push the boundaries of identified space and the ambiguity of object relation. Referencing elements of traditional surrealism, Gaylord updates his method of creation by distilling information from film stills. Using several layers of transparent film, the artist is able to render specific elements in the found image that reduces the still down to spatial planes, shadows and general landscape[…..]

Duncan Ganley

Investigating the nature of truth as told through the photographic lens, artist Duncan Ganley documents experience though a fictional language. The artist is currently exhibiting “midnight, mid-Atlantic,” a body of work that was produced during an artist in residence in Iceland, on view now at the Inman Gallery in Houston. Ganley has assumed the role of a researcher, developing a documentary, though completely fictional, about[…..]

Hammer and Gogel

German artists Paule Hammer and Sebastian Gogel have been collaborating on large sculpture and spatial installations since 2005. These artists together form the group Hammer and Gogel and often present work as “Hagel.” The artists stand in contrast with most of the other young painters of the Leipzig Academy of Visual Art of which both are graduates (2002). The artists instead depart from painting on[…..]