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Posted in From the Guest Curators, Public on Thursday, May 12th, 2011
At the opening of the MFA Show on April 29, Wang Ye-fang (also known as Frank) put on an impromptu performance with a live llama on State Street in front of the Sullivan Galleries. He drew quite a crowd during rush hour. You can see a virtual reality piece by Frank in the North Sullivan [...]
Posted in From the Guest Curators on Friday, May 6th, 2011
Seven of the artists in this year’s Thesis Exhibition will be performing this weekend as part of the IMPACT Performance Festival. All of the performances bear some connection to the artists’ works as they exist in the gallery space. I’ve always been interested in performers decisions to manifest their work in ways that avoid traditional [...]
Posted in From the Guest Curators, Public on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
Join artists Kate Hampel, Nancy Tien, Matthew Schlagbaum, Kristin Nason, and Gwynne Johnson at 5:00pm today (May 4) in the Sullivan Galleries for a tour of Both/And. The Sullivan Galleries are located on the 7th floor of 33 S. State Street. By questioning notions of stability, authenticity, value (both personal and social), and communication and [...]
Posted in From the Guest Curators on Friday, April 29th, 2011
The curated section Or Just After features artists who explore their subject matter tactically: some use myriad material approaches; others experiment with scale….
Posted in From the Guest Curators, Interviews on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Jessica Cochran, in conversation with Bobbi Meier, MFA
Posted in From the Guest Curators on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Several SAIC MFA’s are featured in an article on Artlog.com, titled “Meet the Class of 2011“. The article profiles several MFA exhibitions from around the country, including Yale, RISD, Columbia Univserity, and of course, SAIC. Work by Marissa Benedict & Luis Palacios, Kellie Romany, and Kristin Nason are all highlighted. Read the article here.
Posted in From the Guest Curators, Studio Visits on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Mitchell Chan, an MFA in the Art and Technology Department, is debuting THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA in the Sullivan Galleries as part of the curated section Exit Strategy. Chan’s sculptures utilize unorthodox media to tease concepts out of new phenomena and the edge of human perception. In this piece, the 976-page [...]
Posted in From the Guest Curators, Studio Visits on Monday, April 25th, 2011
Kang Joo Lee‘s large scale paintings express (and transgress) the urban grid through a complex layering of material and form. Suggesting rapid movement through and around the solidity of the built environment, her paintings become dense records of shifting perspectives of passing time. Below are a series of photographs that document the evolution of Kang [...]
Posted in From the Guest Curators on Monday, April 25th, 2011
Norm relaxes with an e-cigarette and makes one final test of his FlowSpot on the last day of install in the Wabash Galleries. See a previous test here.
Posted in From the Guest Curators on Friday, April 22nd, 2011
Artists move from the studio to the space….