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There is a silhouette wearing a man’s beige suit, intermittently shaking in the corner of Koplin Del Rio’s summer group show “Fever Dreams,” emitting a gentle hum with every twitch. A coil of multicolored wires explodes above its collar, while several feet of wires leak from the cuffs and gather on the floor, forming a [...]

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Within the humble parameters of twill, Jim Drain crafts sculptural surfaces on the walls of Prism Gallery. Mixed-media garlands whose links are connected by a modest staple frame portals into an imaginative and whimsical experience, wherein the gaze pushes past the inherent flatness of the gallery wall and extends deep into the nuances of the [...]

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As if dredged from the depths of the oceanic floor, the large-scale ceramic sculptures of “Shamrock Edelweiss Seaweed,” by Seattle-based artist Jeffry Mitchell, bask in hues of brine-like turquoise, mustard and muddy brown yet sparkle with a glossy luster. The intricate forms assumed by the glazed earthenware sculptures reveal themselves over time and become more [...]

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There is nothing romantic about the way Michael Krebs views American culture. The Vienna-based photographer’s series of digital c-prints titled “Surplus” disguises itself as a critique of gross consumerism in a capitalistic culture where the objects we once owned now own us. But to only read Krebs’ work through this lens would lend itself it [...]

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A single 8 1/2 by 11 inch page in the Conturbatio series from Richard Kraft’s solo show “Something with Birds In It” presents an intricate collage of disjointed text with an illustration of a black and white nude figure in the foreground. His right arm extends outward, pointing a gun at the viewer. The gesture [...]

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“Sean Duffy’s Garage Sale” proves that the objects and collections that an artist holds on to over the course of several decades have as much influence (if not more) on their work than art pieces created in the studio and displayed in galleries. The “stuff” that we hold onto reveals an undeniable truth about who [...]

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In Chris Barnard’s Crowd Pleaser, New Mexico, a splintering shard of remaining daylight eclipses an empty box of metal bleachers facing a desolate desert landscape. Darkened clouds are set to converge, promising imminent darkness and threatening rain, but the spectacle has already taken place and the crowd has dispersed. The ambiguous New Mexican environ depicted [...]

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California Assemblage artist George Herms has been spinning remnants of the quotidian into a narrative characterized by gesture, rhythm, and chance since the late 1950s. “Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown)” features intricate collages and sculptures pieced together from found materials, while exhibiting alongside a younger generation of artists from Los Angeles and New York, who [...]

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