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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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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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Domestic Bliss; the work of Betsy Timmer

In the not so distant past, women would spend their days knitting, cleaning, sewing, baking…making, yes…but mostly making for the home. ┬áBetsy Timmer‘s work is very aware of its connection to this feminine history – neither as a victim of … Continue reading

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Cross-Fire by Geoffrey Mann at MoMA

This piece, titled “Cross-Fire”, is currently on display at the MoMA as part of the exhibition “Talk To Me”. The video, which animates a dinner table setting to reverberate with a charged dialogue from the 1995 Sam Mendes film “American … Continue reading

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To Say It Isn’t So

Photographer Laura Letinsky has long been investigating the domestic sphere. Her practice brings the mundane, discarded, and everyday into the studio for examination. Drawing upon centuries old Dutch-Flemish and Italian vanitas and natura morte traditions, Letinsky employs a contemporary meditation … Continue reading

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Mark Cowardin

Kansas City artist Mark Cowardin’s sculptures speak to a disconnect between man and nature that is exaggerated as technology and invention increase the ability for humans to exist in an increasingly solitary fashion. In addition to self-fabricated elements, Mark uses … Continue reading

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