Matt Morris

Todd Kelly and Morgan Mandalay

LVL3

April 2015

Todd Kelly’s and Morgan Mandalay’s works reference paintings that are absent from their two-person exhibition—source material that is circumscribed and effaced rather than explicitly revealed by their respective moves. Kelly’s Still… READ ON

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Lucy McKenzie

The Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago

December 2014

By connecting selections from culture with instances from earlier years in her own creative practice, Lucy McKenzie scrutinizes both the apparatus of history and conceptions of selfhood. A shop window from Fritz Lang’s M, the 1972 Olympics,… READ ON

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Magalie Guérin

Corbett vs. Dempsey

September 2014

Back in 2006, wealthy magnate Steve Wynn accidentally elbowed Pablo Picasso’s Le Rêve, tearing a hole through the painting. The rambunctious manner in which Magalie Guérin sets abstract body parts swinging around the compositions of her… READ ON

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Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA)

May 2014

In their installation Sparrow Come Back Home, 2014, Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris investigate processes of recollection. The British duo accomplishes this through translations of Trinidadian calypso singer-songwriter Mighty Sparrow’s album… READ ON

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“Tony Greene:”

Iceberg Projects

April 2014

Synchronized with a capsule exhibition of Tony Greene’s canvases in the current Whitney Biennial, this group show curated by John Neff gathers works by the late painter and pieces from eight (queer-identified) artists. If the roster seems… READ ON

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Dana DeGiulio

The Suburban

January 2014

Over the past thirteen years, wounds and ruins (and ruined bodies) have occupied Dana DeGiulio’s paintings. With a similar gravitas, she is presenting new work at the Suburban, an exhibition space in the backyard of Michelle Grabner and … READ ON

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Elijah Burgher

Western Exhibitions

November 2013

In a year marked by widespread disillusionment over ineffective systems of government and other bureaucratic power relations, Elijah Burgher’s blending of modernism and mysticism proffers enchanting alternatives, through colored pencil … READ ON

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“The Living Room”

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

July 2013

This exhibition features a group of midwestern artists who employ tropes of domestic interior decorating in a series of tableaux that form the titular living room, along with a modern design-inspired communal table and a tree fort whimsically… READ ON

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