Category Archives: Guest Curator

MULTI-CHANNEL_LINK 01 (Mark Lombardi: Global Networks)

Mark Lombardi. In my opinion, an extremely underrated artist.  Not only are the works visually stunning and eloquently composed, but the research involved is mind blowing.  I was first introduced to Mark Lombardi’s work in graduate school and immediately responded to what … Continue reading

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REVISITORS: MAIDS OF HONOR

As a young artist I was obsessed with Picasso, especially the way he drew figures. His later works in particular are filled with a crude energy conveyed through his loose but confident handling. I was consumed in particular by the … Continue reading

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REVISITORS: DISASTER

Sometimes engaging the work of a predecessor is less homage than an act of antagonism. Goya is Jake & Dinos Chapman’s main source of inspiration as well as source material and subject of ridicule. You have the precedent of Robert … Continue reading

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REVISITORS: OLYMPIA

We begin the Revisitors collection with Paul Cézanne and “A Modern Olympia.” Cézanne was compelled to tackle and “update” Édouard Manet’s Olympia (1863) for years. I find it quite interesting that such a short period of time had passed between … Continue reading

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REVISITORS

Introduction I’ve been invited to be the guest curator for Plug Blog and will be posting a series of images of selected throughout the run of the exhibition “Remasters” at Plug Projects. Consider these catalogue entries for an exhibition that … Continue reading

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Introducing Plug’s Second Guest Blog Curator: Erik Wenzel

Plug Projects is pleased to introduce our second Guest Blog Curator and Contributor, Erik Wenzel. He will be blogging from Berlin, in response to the Remasters exhibition on view at Plug Projects through January 6, 2012. Erik Wenzel is presently based … Continue reading

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“Pillow Talk”: Natalie Popovich Schuh, Guest Blog Curator Entry #4

Pillow Talk Sexual pleasure is ephemeral, but pillow talk, that post-coital act of tenderness, is infinitely fulfilled by the presence of another body. By showcasing three dimensional and video works, Pillow Talk explores empathy through form, and the human being’s embodied response … Continue reading

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Red Time

Betye Saar Red Time Roberts & Tilton September 10 – December 17, 2011   Seminal L.A. artist Betye Saar’s site-specific installation at Roberts & Tilton is a blend of objects that are found, created, borrowed and recycled. The installation, which … Continue reading

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Thomas Gainsborough: The Blue Boy

Thomas Gainsborough The Blue Boy (1770) Oil on canvas, 70 5/8 x 48 ¾ inches While my background and professional career is in Contemporary Art I do have a fondness for 18th Century Painting, especially British portraiture and landscape painting. … Continue reading

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Christian Marclay: “Looking for Love”

Welcome Natalie Popovic Schuh, our first guest curator for the PLUG projects blog! The PLUG BLOG acts as a curatorial extension to our physical space at 1613 Genessee. We will feature artists whose work relates to the current work on view, … Continue reading

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