Archive for November 1st, 2009


The Year of Creation It is altogether possible that Daniel Peacock watched the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States on a 1955 RCA TX 500 model television. A vintage tube that looks as though it broadcast’s live from a fish tank. Or maybe he decided to ditch the murky black and white [...]

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A. Moret interviews June Wayne at her home and studio, the former site of Tamarind 24 October 2009 A. Moret:  As the driving force behind Tamarind, you helped to revitalize printmaking in the United States.  I’m curious to learn about the attitudes toward you as a woman artist in 1960. June Wayne:  Well, it was [...]

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“Vector Portraits” is composed of 19 large-scale chromogenic prints and appears to tell the narrative of Americans and their love affair with the automobile.  By turning his own car into a tripod, Bush rigged a medium format camera to the exterior of his car, while a strobe light placed on the passengers seat operated as [...]

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Since its release in 2007 the Iphone has yielded a plethora of technological possibilities.  Bob Poe’s recent show “Illumination” curated by LA artist Lisa Adams demonstrates that the Iphone’s modest built-in 2-megapixle camera is a vehicle through which to engage in a new visual dialogue- between ways of seeing art through a technologically curious prism.  [...]

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The photographs of Felipe Dupouy and Joshua Paul are presented unframed and stagnated along the walls of the Clark Oshin Gallery causing the eye to constantly wander.  Paul captures the Arctic in vivid Technicolor assessing each detail of the splintering ice beneath the boat, to a fish frozen in a blackened stream.  The view from [...]

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German native Gerald Förster perceived sexual culture as repressed and taboo in America and his desire to bring it out of the shadows sent him in the streets of New York with an 8 x 10 inch film camera.  Förster’s C-Prints captures the urban landscape in deep focus while the subjects appear in a perceptual [...]

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“Counting Couture” features a new body of work from Los Angeles based photographer Garet Field Sells.  Commissioned by non-profit organization Very Public Arts, the photographs feature boldly styled models.  Field Sells with Creative Director David Reposar styles the models in bleach white garment bags secured by an elastic gathered cord beneath the hips, and doublewide [...]

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Tomoo Gokita’s new body of work titled Heaven reveals an artistic practice that walks the tightrope between abstraction and representation.  Working only in blue and white acrylic, Heaven is as much about Gokita’s delicate paint application as it is about his fractured world, characterized by ambiguity and human organs assuming a mechanized function outside of [...]

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