Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Gold Dome – an Oklahoma City landmark

Over the past few months I have been participating in an Art Writing and Curatorial Fellowship program based out of Oklahoma City. I have had the opportunity to spend the occasional weekend exploring the city while in town for the … Continue reading

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Grant Miller

In Grant Miller‘s work, layers of paint build upon architectural interiors into obsessively constructed abstract forms. Grant uses the interior spaces that be begins with as framework for the final painting, which reveals little of its skeletal underpinnings. There is … Continue reading

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conversations public and private

here is how i gloss your response [see posts by sonya blesofsky and jack rees below] as a series of questions: 1) what gives our art-making logic? 2) what makes one’s own work consistently engaging? 3)what is it that makes … Continue reading

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Constraints and Joy in Superstruct

As a designer and an architect, I truly enjoyed visiting Plug’s latest exhibition Superstruct, which offers a mirror to reflect on issues of design, habitation, and spatial relationships, in both their binding terms and more optimistic (partial) escapes from superstructure. … Continue reading

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Eve Aschheim & Agnes Martin

I first saw Eve Aschheim’s work on Joan Mitchell Foundation’s web site. Aschheim received the foundation’s grant in 2008. Immediately after seeing the images the work of Agnes Martin came to mind. Both artists’ delicate color, uncluttered space and fragile … Continue reading

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a private conversation in public (sort of): A Response

In what circumstance is ignorance a virtue? With my artwork, I am in no way an advocate for some anti-intellectual “intuition over logic” kind of mentality.  Nor do I think my process is as straightforward as: informed here, not informed … Continue reading

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Kansas City Architecture Tour

A trip to the symphony last week at the Kaufman Center’s amazing new Performing Arts Building inspired me to search for a tour of Kansas City’s architectural highlights. I found this city guide on Arch Daily‘s website. They highlight 12 … Continue reading

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St. Louis find

St. Louis architectural installation I happened to stumble across this installation while visiting St. Louis for our first out of town PLUG projects show at Los Caminos.

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Sheldon Museum of Art expansion

The Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently announced their new Haymarket expansion by the London-based firm Zaha Hadid Architects.  To learn more about this new Midwestern art museum project, visit here.

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a private conversation in public (sort of)

sometimes art is an image, sometimes it is a conversation, always it is an experience. in the case of the current show at plug i found my way to the experience through a conversation. It was with one of the … Continue reading

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