• Cliff Evans

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    For this show, his recent solo museum debut, Brooklyn- and Boston-based artist Cliff Evans projected a five-channel video onto a twenty-foot-long, seven-foot-high arrangement of five segmented panels to make Empyrean, 2007 (the title evoking the pure light of heaven). Evans was in residence at the institution in 2006; afterward he crafted the work by combining more than ten thousand images drawn from governmental, corporate, military, commercial, and pop-cultural websites to illustrate a set of loose imaginative narratives. The artist, who considers the Web to be his collaborator, downloads,

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