Archive | March, 2011

John Hundt & Camilla Newhagen @ Jack Fischer

In Hundt and Newhagen the fighting spirit of Dada is alive and well. Their work points to the extant power of irrationality.

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A ‘High Society’ Conversation with Robyn Twomey

Photojournalist Robyn Twomey covered the medical marijuana industry. The patients, she found, were the real story.

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Hasan Elahi @ Intersection 5M

Hasan Elahi passed nine lie detector tests. But the FBI still thought he might be a terrorist. So the Bureau asked him to stay in touch. He complied. The artist filled their inbox with a torrent of useless information.

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Abstraction: Then and Now @ Berkeley Art Museum

Does abstraction have a viable “third path,” between the poles of Impressionist “opticality” and Symbolist introspection? Mark Van Proyen reports.

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Gottfried Helnwein @ The Crocker Art Museum

Gottfried Helnwein’s paintings and photographs tackle the persistence of evil and the cruelties perpetrated by humans against each other.

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Enrique Chagoya @ di Rosa Preserve

In cross-cultural mash-ups, where indigenous icons return to a Disney-fied America, and art historical figures dance through cartoon vistas, Chagoya explores a terrain where all cultures meet and mix.

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