Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dubossarsky and Vinogradov

Dubossarsky and Vinogradov are a painter-duo. There is something interesting about approaching what traditionally has been a solitary contemplative practice as a full-time collaboration. Do you divide the tasks? Do you paint in the same time? Regardless, it seems like … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading List

Now that the temps finally dropped, we will all be spending more time inside the gallery and studios. So I thought I’d start compiling a list to keep minds sharp and winter blahs away. Currently reading “The Artist-Run Space of … 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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Miami Art Fairs

If you are heading to the Miami Art Fairs starting this week (November 30th-December 4th), any room in the budget may help, especially if you decide a work of art must return home with you.  To make things a little … 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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Poetics of Collaboration: Part II

Much like the artists who channel and challenge art historical figures in the current Remasters exhibition at Plug Projects, poet Cedar Sigo, draws inspiration from and writes about poetry itself. I came across Sigo’s work at San Francisco’s famous City Lights … Continue reading

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Poetics of Collaboration: Part I

 

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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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Site Visit: San Francisco

Last week I spent a few days exploring San Francisco and fell head-over-heels for the city, the weather (or micro-climates), and the landscape. We did the touristy thing and headed to hike around Alcatraz. I was surprised to learn about … Continue reading

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Abraham McNally

Abe McNally’s work spans from sculpture to site-specific installation to drawing and photography. With such a varied approach to art-making, one sometimes runs a risk of not speaking in a clear unified voice. Ideas can get canceled out by each … Continue reading

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