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Local Earth and Bread KC event

As well as having our regular conduit programming for Rare Earth, Plug Projects had the opportunity to curate a group of local artists that deal with environmental issues in the City Ice Arts Space.  This show lasted one week that … Continue reading

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Rare Earth Conduit- Urban Grown Farms Tour!

Our Rare Earth show that focused on artists that interpret the environment in their work through various ways coincided with Kansas City’s city wide annual Urban Grown Farms Tour! This conduit focused on touring two farms with Janet Moss as … Continue reading

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Making with Architecture, a Panel Discussion

This month three Kansas City galleries, Plug Projects, La Esquina, and Grand Arts are hosting shows offering a dialogue on systems of structure within art practice. Thursday, February 28 at 7pm, La Esquina will be hosting a panel discussion Making … Continue reading

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Sculptural Hives

In connection with the Carrie Scanga exhibiton “Breathe: The Emergent Colony” I wanted to post a link to a brief article I found online today that features the work of Hilary Berseth.  Hilary builds sculptural forms out of wire and … Continue reading

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Correlation of Space: Gehry Kohler and Vincent Como

I recently have became familiar with Kansas City based artist, Gehry Kohler.  More specifically, his process-based drawings.  The drawings, at first glance, resemble minimalist works of the 1960′s, but upon closer examination his detailed labor intensive process starts to show. … Continue reading

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Reinhard Krug’s Floating Islands

Reinhard Krug has chosen to focus on some of the world’s largest cities, isolating them to islands of their own. Images courtesy of the artist, Reinhart Krug

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Gift idea for PLUG projects

Ed Ruscha Art Object: MAKE NEW HISTORY The words “Make New History” are printed on the edges and “Ed Ruscha” is embossed on the spine. The inside is blank. Packaged in a specially designed cardboard box. http://mocastore.org/products/make-new-history-ed-ruscha-art-object

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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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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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Big Moods

The work of Ryan Mendoza has captivated me since I was an undergraduate.  I was struck by his ability to combine seemingly disparate images with tactile, immediate depictions. Originally born in NYC, Mendoza’s interest in  literature led him on travels … Continue reading

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