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20120109075101-davis_muggers Taking the Corps Out of Corporation   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Berenice Abbott, Ian Davis, Chris Dorland, Kota Ezawa, Louis Faurer, Yevgeniy Fiks, Jacqueline Hassink, Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lange, Phillip Toledano at Winkleman Gallery January 4th, 2012 - February 11th, 2012
Posted 1/9/12

I like Winkleman Gallery’s “Corporations Are People Too,” though I am wary of attempts to capitalize on the populist outrage unleashed by the Occupy protests this past fall. And there may be more pressing contemporary artworks that also address the increasingly queasy relationship between people and commerce. With those caveats out of the way, “Corporations” has some wonderful pieces and feels urgent. The springtime of 2012 may see the “change in conversation” around economic inequality (seeming... [more]

Roadtrip1_large On the Road   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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verda alexander, Eleanor Antin, Jane Benson, Val Britton, Jeff Brouws, C5, Margarita Cabrera, Sophie Calle, Steven Deo, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Candace Plummer Guadiani, Gilbert Guerrero, Charles LaBelle, Dorothea Lange, Roger Minick, Wright Morris, Catherine Opie, Sasha Petrenko, Kathleen Quillian, Lordy Rodriguez, Ed Ruscha, Gregory Shephard, Tracey Snelling, Indigo Som, Zoe Sonenberg, Amy Stein, Joseph Wilhelm, Sandra Wong at San Jose Museum of Art September 19th, 2008 - January 25th, 2009
Posted 12/29/08

  There's something undeniably, seductively American about the concept of the road trip. The phrase necessarily conjures images of vast expanses of land, endless open roads, lonely pit-stop diners, and garish neon motel signs forever winking VACANT into the night—images all uniquely American. It's no wonder; qualities inherited from our pioneering predecessors—a (sub)conscious desire to embrace uncertainty, pursue possibility, seek the unknown, and, of course, to be free—find perfect expression... [more]

Lange-1935 Nature vs. Nurture   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Dave Anderson, Dorothea Lange at Museum of Contemporary Photography September 5th, 2008 - November 1st, 2008
Posted 11/3/08

As part of their month-long celebration of Beat culture, Columbia College has had many events focusing on the theme of "on the road."  Aside from the lectures and art exhibitions, the original manuscript for Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road, the legendary scroll he continuously fed into his typewriter as he furiously wrote and completed the book over a three-week stretch.  While there is still time to see the manuscript, on view at the Center for Book and Paper Arts (1104 S. Wabash) until Novem... [more]

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