A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but can it compete with a reader’s imagination?
Archives for November 2011
Artist Profile: Chris McCaw
If the precision of digital photographs leave you cold, Chris McCaw has the antidote. The raw beauty of his images recalls the pioneering days of the medium.
Dragons @ Intersection for the Arts
Maps promote the notion of consensus reality. Artists, the cartographers of our no-consensus zones, remind us that there is no such thing.
Sarah Bostwick @ Gregory Lind
Bostwick’s cast-relief sculptures evoke a sense of nostalgia for the visual language of architectural drawing and the structures that once arose from them.
Susanna Bluhm @ Michael Rosenthal
A painter of resplendent abstract landscapes, Bluhm displays an unpretentious, off-kilter virtuosity, painting for the sheer thrill of it.
Art + Environment @ Nevada Museum of Art
How art can address the environmental crisis? Thirteen shows demonstrate. Maria Porges reports.
Richard Serra Drawing @ SFMOMA
Whether he’s building massive steel sculptures or afixing oil-stick coated canvases to walls, Richard Serra is, at root, about drawing.