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Trace/Memory

by Abraham Ritchie
        Over the weekend “Trace/Memory” opened at the Evanston Art Center.  Taking explicit focus on the fact that artists use memory to create work, this exhibition shows work by twelve artists that address memory itself, its construction and its residue as their subject.  Accompanying the opening was a panel discussion, where the artists on view discussed their work and their methods.Memory, as a subject, may be tricky to tackle since it can so easily give way to nostalgia.  But any anxiety was assuaged by the variety of approaches on view.  Memory, as subject, lends itself well to concep... [more]
Posted by Abraham Ritchie on 1/12/09