Claudine Ise

Sara Greenberger Rafferty and Ruby Sky Stiler

May 2011

Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s highly conceptual output looks at how the logic of performance—be it comedic, musical, or even domestic in nature—becomes as slippery as a banana peel once the performer herself is removed from the scene. … READ ON

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Rinus Van de Velde

May 2011

Rinus Van de Velde’s mural-scaled wall drawing is a short story hand-lettered directly on the gallery’s walls. Told from a first-person perspective, the narrative is interspersed with charcoal illustrations appropriated from archival … READ ON

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Jim Nutt

April 2011

Jim Nutt’s latest exhibition homes in on the artist’s singular portraits of women, arguably his most celebrated works and certainly his most immediately recognizable. Typically depicted from the shoulders up, their faces framed by gleaming… READ ON

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Ben Russell

April 2011

Ben Russell’s long-standing interests in cinema and animism have yielded an eclectic range of works incorporating performance, experimental ethnography, psychedelia, and, most salient, the histories of film and its apparatuses. Titled … READ ON

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Gerard Byrne

February 2011

A thing is a hole in a thing it is not, Gerard Byrne’s 2010 multichannel film installation, takes its title from Carl Andre’s Minimalist credo, which first appeared as the title of an essay by Robert Smithson in the June 1967 issue of … READ ON

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Anne Wilson

February 2011

In her latest exhibition, Anne Wilson successfully weaves a dense discursive fabric out of the translucent materiality of glass. The artist is known for large-scale projects that use fibers, loom work, and collaborative practices to situate… READ ON

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Deb Sokolow

December 2010

“Conspiracy theory (and its garish narrative manifestations) must be seen as a degraded attempt . . . to think the impossible totality of the contemporary world system,” wrote Fredric Jameson in his 1991 book Postmodernism, or, The Cultural… READ ON

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Jennifer Reeder

December 2010

This satisfying exhibition marks the debut of Jennifer Reeder’s latest short film as well as her first sculptural forays. The mundane exteriors of Reeder’s recent character-based narrative films often belie roiling emotional undercurrents,… READ ON

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Dana DeGiulio, Marie Torbensdatter Hermann, and Anders Ruhwald

November 2010

This collaborative exhibition of works by Chicago-based painter Dana DeGiulio and Danish ceramists Marie Torbensdatter Hermann and Anders Ruhwald is the latest installment in “Kabinett,” a yearlong series of shows at Devening Projects +… READ ON

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Stephanie Syjuco

October 2010

The whimsical sculptures in Stephanie Syjuco’s exhibition “Particulate Matter: Things, Thingys, Thingies” are based on designs that were never meant to have a material form. Each of the fifty-four pieces on view represents Syjuco’s … READ ON

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