Zachary Cahill

Sarah Pierce

Walter Phillips Gallery

February 2014

Befitting its dyadic title, Sarah Pierce’s exhibition “Lost Illusions/Illusions Perdue” prompts two possible interpretations: one based in denotation and the other in connotation—although trying to untangle one from the other is not so simple.… READ ON

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Lauren Edwards

Andrew Rafacz Gallery

December 2013

For her first solo exhibition in Chicago, Lauren Edwards has staged a subtle sculptural onslaught of photography’s indexical claims to reality. In so doing the artist scrambles our ontological categories of sculpture and photography with … READ ON

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Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris speaks about her latest exhibition

September 2013

Los Angeles–based artist Rebecca Morris is known for her paintings and sharp compositional wit. Here, she discusses her approach to abstraction and the impulses behind her upcoming solo exhibition, “Party Cut,” which is on view at Corbett … READ ON

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“Gordon Matta-Clark, Suzanne Harris, Tina Girouard: The 112 Greene Street Years”

Rhona Hoffman Gallery

July 2013

Strip away the thick nostalgia that lards our collective memory of the art scene tied to SoHo in the early 1970s, and the vital attributes of the exhibition “The 112 Greene Street Years” at Rhona Hoffman Gallery shine through with a revelatory… READ ON

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Ragnar Kjartansson

Luhring Augustine

March 2013

While encountering Ragnar Kjartansson’s “The Visitors,” one cannot help but discern a palpable sense of kinship, reminiscent of the communal bonding that often transpires during artist residencies—a zone not entirely aberrant to this artist’s… READ ON

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Candice Breitz

Candice Breitz discusses her new video trilogy

January 2013

Candice Breitz is an artist whose practice delves into the nature of identity production through the circuits of mass media. Here she discusses her video trilogy The Woods, which comprises The Audition, The Rehearsal, and The Interview, works… READ ON

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Janice Kerbel

The Arts Club of Chicago

November 2012

The work in Janice Kerbel’s first solo exhibition in the United States dances nimbly around the proverbial void. Take, for instance, Cue, 2012, a suite of thirty-six screenprints, divided into three “acts” through which a drama of abstract … READ ON

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Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater

Walter Phillips Gallery

September 2012

Can hunting be hypnotic? Does silence return a sound? What are the political stakes in modalities of landscape and tradition? These are questions posed by Modest Livelihood (2012), a film by Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater premiering at the… READ ON

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Jill Magid

Jill Magid discusses her work for the Bucharest Biennale

May 2012

For the 2012 Bucharest Biennale, artist Jill Magid will exhibit her novella Failed States, which chronicles her experiences as she trained in 2010 to be an embedded journalist in Afghanistan as well being witness to a shooting at the Texas… READ ON

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Molly Zuckerman-Hartung

Corbett vs Dempsey

February 2012

With the literally downcast and well-nigh comic gesture of adhering vinyl signage to the floor of her latest exhibition, “Negative Joy,” Molly Zuckerman-Hartung announces a paradigmatic shift in her work with abstract painting. The totality… READ ON

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