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Stay Home: Will Rogan at Altman Siegel

Will Rogan. Mediums 4 (II), 2010; paper, wood, beeswax; dimensions variable. Courtesy of the Artist and Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco.

As part of our ongoing partnership with Art Practical, today we bring you a review of Will Rogan’s solo exhibition Stay Home, at Altman Siegel, in San Francisco. Until the site’s relaunch in September, Art Practical is producing guest-edited issues featuring seminal reviews that have shaped the way we think about art in the Bay Area over the last four years; this week guest editor Zachary Royer[.....]

Blanking Out: Will Rogan at Altman Siegal Gallery

Jazz great Miles Davis once said, “Music exists in the spaces between the notes.” Language provokes us to name and describe empty spaces—like those that exist at the intersection of thought and memory. In Blanking Out, Will Rogan’s exhibition at Altman Siegel Gallery, a combination of sculptures and two-dimensional works reveals that the negative spaces are as important as the objects that create them. In[.....]

Stay Home: Will Rogan at Altman Siegel Gallery

In 1980, French theorist and critic Roland Barthes published the book Camera Lucida, addressing the nature of photography and its inherent relationship with the mechanics of time. Barthes deconstructs this correlation and the concept of memento mori, roughly translated to mean “remember your mortality,” and how photography exposes the vulnerable temporality of life. Will Rogan’s exhibition, Stay Home, now at the Altman Siegel Gallery in[.....]