Wendy Vogel

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Abrons Arts Center

April 2013

The first Armory Show in 1913 effectively introduced American audiences to modern art; the vast, widely publicized art fair served as the United States debut for European avant-garde movements like Cubism and Fauvism, and provided major … READ ON

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Saya Woolfalk

Montclair Art Museum

December 2012

Saya Woolfalk’s first solo museum exhibition—an ethnographic display of artifacts from a fictional all-female tribe of plant-human hybrids called the Empathics—demands a suspension of disbelief. Created by Woolfalk as an idealized … READ ON

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Jennifer Bolande

ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

February 2012

Working between photography and sculpture, Jennifer Bolande collapses objects into images and creates photographs that resist the medium’s flatness. Bolande, now based in Los Angeles, came of age in New York during the late 1970s. With an… READ ON

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Jennifer West

July 2010

Jennifer West’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States comprises five experimental short films in which she documents the traces of allegorical and alchemical performance actions. Hypnotic and chromatically saturated, these … READ ON

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The Yes Men

May 2010

Culture jamming comes full circle from the fringes to institutional validation in “Keep It Slick: Infiltrating Capitalism with the Yes Men” the first solo exhibition of the collective’s antics. The show includes props, PowerPoint … READ ON

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Jonathan Marshall

February 2010

Inaugurating Art Palace’s new Houston home, Jonathan Marshall’s “Doubled Vision”––his second solo exhibition at the gallery––offers a new chapter in his homespun folk mythology. Quest of Sight, 2009, an almost thirty-minute-long… READ ON

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