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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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Justin & Christine Gignac – Wants/ Needs

  This is how it works. Justin and Christine Gignac paint pictures of the stuff they want.  This “stuff” could be anything from a wii game to buffalo wings to a shamwow. They then price the painting for exactly the amount … Continue reading

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Store Buy Out

Another way to reconsider our everyday lives.  Five artists learned that Hercules Fancy Grocery was going out of business.  On May 20th, 2011 they decided to purchase everything for sale in the store.  They made their first stop at the … 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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Antoine Lefebvre

Much like the artists in our current show, LIVING ARRANGEMENTS, Antoine Lefebvre reexamines our everyday activities by reconstructing our commonly used materials in new ways.  Sometimes it is accomplished by simply deconstructing something and putting it back together in a new … Continue reading

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