Archive for October 1st, 2009


Technological Prism: Le Caméra Stylo, the Iphone as an Extension of the Artist’s Hand Bob Poe’s current solo show titled “Illumination” shines a light on the art of chance.  Large-scale archival prints originally captured with the modest 2-mega pixel of an Iphone 3G, are mounted on canvases and transform urban spectacles into mind-bending, geometric wonderments.  [...]

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Nick Brandt’s series “A Shadow Falls” at Fahey/Klein is a continuation of the artist’s ongoing effort to capture wildlife in East Africa and raise awareness that the most exotic animals on Earth are threatened by extinction.  Although the large- scale archival prints capture the massive scale of elephants, giraffes, lions, and herds of zebras the [...]

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In his recent show “Drawings” at ACME Kevin Appel’s masterful collages constructed from whimsical shades of tissue, colored paper and finely sliced bits of wood invent an illusory visual plane, transforming found images of nature into fantastical visions.  Each element of the collage is cut and adhered to the prints with a high degree of [...]

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In her solo show “Hybrid Graces” at LA Contemporary Debbie Han manipulates Classical references of female beauty through the use of photography and sculpture and  creates unexpected visions of female beauty.  The viewer first encounters the photo series “Graces” (several of which are suspended from the ceiling) where the artist employs digital renderings onto sheets [...]

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“Family” a new book and series of digital c-prints by Chris Verene offers a window into the artist’s past and documents a present that is at the mercy of alcoholism, poverty, and unemployment.  Galesburg, Illinois a small town where Verene’s family has lived for the past three generations, is the call of the Sirens for [...]

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Since it’s creation in 1989 the Institute of Cultural Inquiry (ICI) has quietly sought to unhinge the phenomenon known as “culture,” indicated parenthetically by the ICI because culture is deemed an unstable term whose meaning is in flux.  The Institute’s interest lies in how we construct and represent our own culture through visual methods.  These [...]

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