Working in the void where information becomes matter, Ortbal creates mock-organic, quasi-architectural melanges that reach to express ideas beyond language.
Archives for November 2013
Mike Henderson & Friends @ b. sakata garo
This is exhibition is of three friends who met “at a creative time in art and life” when “everything seemed possible…and was.”
Monir Farmanfarmaian @ Haines
Balancing geometric precision with handmade methods, Farmanfarmaian’s works are both regal and mesmerizing. Sarah Hotchkiss reports.
Carrie Mae Weems @ Cantor Arts Center
In her first-ever career retrospective, Carrie Mae Weems demonstrates the multitude of ways cultural stereotypes are collectively generated and perpetuated. Tirza True Latimer reports.
Christopher Manzione @ CCAS
This exhibition of Augmented Reality uses smartphones as a prosthetic eye to display sculptures hidden in virtual space. Mikko Lautamo reports.
Dannielle Tegeder @ Gregory Lind
Reframing visual language of early Modernism, Tegeder conveys the complexities of an interconnected digital universe.
Bella Feldman: 50-Years @ Richmond Art Center
“Bella,” a 50-year retrospective, is sensual, threatening, engaging and driven by “a love-hate relationship with machines.”