Rebel with a Cause


This week I went to the Guggenheim to experience the James Turrell exhibition (meh) and the Whitney Summer opening to check out the re-installation of a really interesting Robert Irwin site-specific piece. Both museums prevented photographs from being taken, therefore sneaky iphones pictures are all I have. photo 1James Turrell,  Aten Reign 2013. Currently installed in the Guggenheim Atrium.

photo 2James Turrell, Afrum I 1967. Currently at the Guggenheim.

photo 3James Turrell, Afrum I 1967. Currently at the Guggenheim.

photo 4Robert Irwin, Scrim Viel – Black Rectangle – Natural Light 1977. A site-Specific work  that just got re-installed at the Whitney. 

photo 5Robert Irwin, Scrim Viel – Black Rectangle – Natural Light 1977.

melted madness


This weekend I went to Bushwick Open Studios out in Brooklyn. I particularly liked the Rock Street 2013 Exhibition. 
inchworm 2Emily Weiskopf. Title Unknown. Artist Website Here. 

inchwormEmily Weiskopf. Title Unknown.

jugglerthe best-most charismatic juggler I’ve encountered. 

mantowerDaniel Greenfeild. Title Unknown. Artist Website Here. 

paperYunWoo Choi. Title Unknown. Material: Newspaper, Resin, Light. Artist Website Here. 

reflexcitceAshley Zelinskie. Title Unknown. Artist Website Here. 
The text is code.  If a computer were to read that code it would see the object you are seeing.  This is art you both can enjoy.- Zelinskie

the rock
Kevin Andrew Curran, Astronauts/ Scene from the motion picture Red Dawn 2012. Artist Website Here. 

sakterKevin Andrew Curran, Astronauts/ Scene from the motion picture Red Dawn 2012

skating lunarKevin Andrew Curran, Astronauts/ Scene from the motion picture Red Dawn 2012

tree

a mini scene found in the beams of Eric Lindveit’s studio space. Artist Website Here. 

Tyrome TripoliTyrome Tripoli signing a cup work, behind him, Toy Soldier, NadiaBubble 2004. Artist Website Here.  

wildernessartist unknown.

boxesAudra Wolowiec,  Title unknown. Artist Website Here. 

froggieMeridith Pingree, field. More about the artist here. or here. 

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Rico Gatson,  Artist Website Here.  / here. 

buzz words.


For the past month I have been working with a group on curating a hypothetical exhibition as part of  a project for my grad program. Here are two artists (out of nine) from our exhibition, Consume THIS! Excess, Infatuation and the Entertainment Industry. 

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Dawn Mellow, Scarlett Johansson 2010945233_10102425035092131_561828877_n

Dawn Mellor, Natalie Portman 2010935789_10102425035097121_1922568615_n

Dawn Mellor, Meryl Streep 2010

Dawn Mellor’s Artist Website Here. 

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Andrea Mary Marshall, Toxic Woman Installation 2011 PageImage-498924-2675279-200001TheTwinsIssue

Andrea Mary Marshall, The Twins Issue 2011PageImage-498924-2675352-200601TheLindsayMugshotIssue

Andrea Mary Marshall, Untitled 2011PageImage-498924-2675297-200104TheFrenchFriesIssue

Andrea Mary Marshall, The French Frys Issue 2011PageImage-498924-2675314-200208ThePregnancyIssue

Andrea Mary Marshall, Jennifer Anniston Issue 2011PageImage-498924-2675339-200408TheKardashianNursesIssue

Andrea Mary Marshall, The Kardashian Nurse Issue 2011

Andrea Mary Marshall’s Artist Website Here. 

lately.


keeping my head up and mind focused as I enter into my last- last week of finals ever. this up

Death Star and the Mayans.


I saw this piece by Ulises Figueroa at the Monterrey Biennial and although it’s not the most serious or deeply thought-provoking work, it was probably the most entertaining and engaging piece at the exhibition. We all crowded around it for a solid ten minutes pointing out the various figurines and pop-culture references, laughing at the newly acquired knowledge that when we see Jabba the Hut.. the end is probably near. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. 

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Ulises Figueroa, The History of the Universe 2011

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detail of the beginning
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ariel view of the middle.. pirate ships, mayans, coca-cola and refrigerators.
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detail of the beginning of the end, rock-n-roll, communism and the death star.
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final

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many pictures being taken. (The end will be well documented).

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Ulises Figueroa, The History of the Universe 2011

Learn More Here. 

Classic Tuesdays


I went to the Jonas Mekas exhibition at MUAC  in Mexico City. The films, photographs and poetry  were so mesmerizing I had to share. His films are stunning, his words- moving.

“These are not memories. These are real – every detail you see in the films is real – memories are gone but the images are here and they are real, right there in front of your eyes – and I like it! I like what I see!’Jonas Mekas,  Artist Website Here.

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Jonas Mekas
Holy Fools (Allen Ginsberg, Norman Mailer) 2012

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Jonas Mekas
Holy Fools (Andy Warhol) 2012

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Jonas Mekas, The Beauty of Friends Being Together Quartet 2007Walden1

Jonas Mekas, Walden: Diaries, Notes and Sketches 1969

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Jonas Mekas, This Side of Paradise 1999, Kennedy family holiday in Montauk, New York, 1972 Walden2

Jonas Mekas, Walden: Diaries, Notes and Sketches 1969

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Jonas Mekas, excerpt from A Requiem for the XXth Century 2000. Read the entire poem HERE.

 

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stark poetics


The lonely, poetic & disorienting work of British photographer, Saul Fletcher…

Picture of a Saul Fletcher Photograph @ the Sao Paulo Biennial

Saul Fletcher, Untitled #34 (yellow door) 1997

Saul Fletcher, Untitled #14 (palm trees) 1997

Saul Fletcher, Untitled #49 (mantlepiece) 1997Saul Fletcher, Untitled #133 (white lace) 200o

artist website through gallery representation.