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Thomas Whittaker Kidd

Mergedown Don’t Take it Too Seriously   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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at Angles Gallery September 13th, 2008 - October 11th, 2008
Posted 9/22/08

At Angles Gallery, Sumo wrestlers trudge through snow, Buddha sits in a bucket of paint, a battlefield merges with an off-kilter carnival, imaginary machinery runs amuck, and a birthday party resembles a washed out still from a dated horror movie. Yet nothing about The Unruly and The Humorous, an exhibition curated by Thomas Whittaker Kidd, seems contrived. The work is genuinely, unpretentiously intractable and strange, which is high praise at a time when humor in art is often equated with whimsical on... [more]


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