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The Art of Dreaming   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Utagawa Hiroshige at Pinacothèque 1 October 3rd, 2012 - March 17th, 2013
Posted 1/6/13

The International Exhibition of 1867 in Paris was the first time Japanese art had been presented to the French public. This instigated a remarkably fruitful relationship between traditional Japanese landscape etching and the nascent Impressionist movement. Philippe Burty, an art critic at the time, coined the term ‘Japonisme’. This exhibition at the Pinacothèque was ambitiously conceived, for two reasons. Firstly, it presents for the first time in France an extensive exhibition of Utagawa Hiroshig... [more]

Life in Space: Staging Identity   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Group Exhibition, Ando Hiroshige, Lynn Lennon, Bill Owens, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Cindy Sherman, Florence Volk, Geoff Winningham at Dallas Museum of Art March 6th, 2009 - May 20th, 2009
Posted 4/19/09

Life in Space represents the second iteration of the Dallas Museum of Art’s intern exhibition program. As I had a hand in organizing the project, what follows is not a review as much as an explication of one conceptual thread that underlies this particular group of works. Though one commonality between the works on display prompts the exhibition’s title—namely, the sense of a relationship between cultural space and identity construction in the instance of each—another compelling poi... [more]

Print Matter(s) Exhibition Artists: Peter De Pelsmacker and Cathy Weiss  
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6/22/08 Posted 6/22/08

In my last installation regarding the artists in the Print Matter(s) exhibition, I am focusing on two artists and their different exploitations of the matrix. Artist Cathy Weiss works in woodcuts following a great tradition of artists who have used the media for its expressive and physical qualities. A close correlation could be made between Weiss's work and many German Expressionist prints. But unlike these artists Weiss's plays with the matrix and how she uses it to create a finished p... [more]


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