Tara McDowell

Steve Carr

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

April 2014

Steve Carr’s solo exhibition comprises three works, but the six-channel video projection titled Transpiration, 2014, is the showstopper. Large-scale hyperrealistic carnations are strewn across two gallery walls—a pastel spectrum of baby… READ ON

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Etel Adnan

CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

May 2013

“Words and Places: Etel Adnan,” organized by the graduating class of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts, is an impeccably timed exhibition, a gift to those of us who wanted to learn more about … READ ON

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“Manitoba Museum of Finds Art”

Will Brown

May 2012

It’s a bit incredible: From 1974 to 1978, the Manitoba Museum of Finds Art (MMoFA) held exhibitions, acquired a permanent collection, commissioned artworks, hosted performances and fund-raisers, and maintained a membership program, all just… READ ON

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“Endgame”

May 2010

Titled after Samuel Beckett’s 1957 play of the same name, in which stasis and perpetual repetition defer agency as well as endings, this exhibition, curated by Lee Plested with Pat Lenz, smartly foregrounds and toys with its space’s former… READ ON

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Tony Labat

December 2007

This exhibition of recent work showcases Tony Labat’s peripatetic output, including a wall of casually scrawled drawings complemented by coffee stains; a video of the demolition of the artist’s 1977 Lincoln Continental; a graffitied … READ ON

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Matthew Buckingham

August 2007

This midsize survey exhibition presents a precise, restrained selection of work by American artist Matthew Buckingham that ranges across media and spans several years. Yet his most recent project included here has a particular resonance with… READ ON

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Georges Adéagbo

August 2007

Georges Adéagbo’s summation of nine months spent in Berlin as a DAAD artist in residence has resulted in a startling and energized installation that overturns the role of the cultural anthropologist. The Benin-based artist frequented … READ ON

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Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani

July 2007

In their most recent body of work, Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani document a stripped-down Stedelijk Museum in the midst of renovations and expansion. Taken last March, the ten photographs in the series present various interior spaces within… READ ON

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“The Lost Moment”

June 2007

The lost moments to which this provocative and timely group exhibition (curated by Fatos Ustek) refers are those political or social actions that are, either immediately or over time, naturalized, forgotten, or whisked away. Bankleer, an … READ ON

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