Sunday, February 26, 2017

Jill Mulleady at Freedman Fitzpatrick


The soft colors of today's representation in Absinthe era greens, Toulese Lautrec with modern drugs, ennuis and colors.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Contemporary Art Daily

So either CAD was hacked by Swedes, or there is a really interesting artist project going on at the moment. Update: CAD appears to have cleaned up the Swedish fish.

Friday, February 24, 2017

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February 20th, 2017

Karla Black at Raffaella Cortese


The adolescent, in darkened lectures, Art History, being taught the conjunction of phrases "Claus Oldenburg" and "soft sculpture." Google searches for "soft sculpture" produces a lot vague definitions, no definitive history, and a particularly egregiously unsourced wiki. Had all sculpture really been rigid before? Despite the inanity of the moniker, soft sculpture probably matters in its expression of a development in how we best see ourselves represented, and the materiality ever since still of course representative of us, of our our world as we see it, the softest garbage in the wind.
Past: Lucie Stahl at Halle Für Kunst Lüneburg

"Which whose then, despite their slight derivatives, in the specificity of their slick digi-crust-materialism and resolution-as-sex, we loved the scanner trash prints: what everyone else was at such pains to display with existential and overwrought, like, expression, Stahl had turned into cheap easy and fast slacker products that got closer to the existential dread of that material-reproduction by embodying all its cheap easy fast sexy disposability."

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Dan Attoe at Peres Projects


Do you ever wonder if turns toward despondency in painting are mere symptoms of the loss of modernist grandeur, of the castration complex sort, of fathers having handing down a impotent device for communing. Seed no longer fertile as the sadness painters endure. That Verne Dawson expectancy, a composition where something central and monumental has been lost. A lot of Attoe's paintings deal with this central space removed, or mountainous.

See too: Thomas Eggerer at Friedrich Petzel