Tag Archives: Living Arrangements

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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No Longer Empty

No Longer Empty is a NonProfit Organization in New York that uses vacant donated spaces as host for elaborate site-specific installation and performance works.”The Sixth Burough” was a series of installations in abandoned houses on Governor’s Island in the summer … Continue reading

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Single Family, Colonial – Kansas City

Inspired by Nicole’s amazing post a couple of weeks ago where she was looking at and analyzing the diversity among Kansas City’s modern house culture, I have decided to highlight another interesting Kansas City neighborhood, Janssen Place. The Janssen Place … 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.  Betsy Timmer‘s work is very aware of its connection to this feminine history – neither as a victim of … 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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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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