Lauren Dyer Amazeen

“AV Festival 2016: Meanwhile, what about Socialism?”

AV Festival

March 2016

Commissioned by the Left Book Club to educate the public on the social and economic deprivation in England’s industrial north, George Orwell wrote The Road to Wigan Pier (1936) in two parts: For the first, he detailed his experience living … READ ON

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Cathy Wilkes

January 2015

Making installations that combine abstract paintings and both figurative and abstract sculptures with found objects and ones she has collected over the years, Cathy Wilkes disperses all these components into absorbing and mysterious tableaux.… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Moyna Flannigan

Moyna Flannigan talks about her work at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow

August 2014

Edinburgh-based artist Moyna Flannigan is known for her dark and humorous tableaus that reflect her keen wit. “Stare,” her latest body of work, is currently featured at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow as part of “Generation: 25 Years of… READ ON

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Kim Fisher

The Modern Institute | Aird’s Lane

March 2014

Reflecting on the Los Angeles environment and culture, and its gradual and consistent transformation, Kim Fisher’s new paintings and large printed works on paper draw on her observations of the effect that heat and time have on materials … READ ON

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Haegue Yang

Haegue Yang discusses her residency and debut solo show in Scotland

October 2013

Haegue Yang is a Korean artist based in Berlin and Seoul who is well known for working with mundane materials such as venetian blinds, decorative lights, and fans. Yang completed a three-month residency this past summer at the Glasgow Sculpture… READ ON

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Karla Black

May 2013

Curated by Kate Kraczon Experimenting with the fragility of materials such as cellophane, powder, lipstick, and eye shadow, Karla Black creates visceral sculptures that convey vulnerability and uncertainty yet remain stalwartly poised on the… READ ON

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Jim Lambie

The Modern Institute

December 2012

In this exhibition, titled “Shaved Ice,” Jim Lambie has arranged sixteen ladders at different angles throughout one gallery in an arrangement that might at first seem random. Installed from floor to ceiling, the ladders seem almost architecturally… READ ON

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Kelly Richardson

December 2012

Kelly Richardson’s uncannily evocative works are as haunting as they are beautiful. The UK-based Canadian artist works meticulously with advanced digital technology, interwoven with dramatic natural wilderness landscapes, to construct intricate… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2012 [TOC]

Sarnath Banerjee

November 2012

Best known for his graphic novels Corridor (2004), The Barn Owl’s Wondrous Capers (2007), and The Harappa Files (2011), Berlin-based Indian artist Sarnath Banerjee expanded the presentation of his cultural and historical research with “History… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2012 [TOC]

Mohamed Bourouissa

La Galerie Pfriem

October 2012

For his exhibition “Le Miroir,” Paris-based Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa photographed staged settings with his friends and neighbors, part of that portion of the population known to many in Paris as Les Banlieusards—those living in the… READ ON

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