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Alexandra Grant Review

Read the full review here, on Arts + Culture Texas. Much more seductive than the text paintings are two abstract paintings that directly reference Rorschach patterns. Grant’s repeated imagery of Xes and her layered diamond shapes are much more compelling than her texts, which by comparison are too forced. For each of Grant’s solo presentations, she always adds in some sculptural component. The floor installation shown here, , began as Grant’s personal collection of colorful, misshapen plastic... [more]
Posted by Rachel Adams on 2/2/14

Interview with Seher Shah

Read the whole interview here, published by Texas Architect   You attended the Rhode Island School of Design for both visual art and architecture. How do your overlapping degrees translate into your work? I am interested in the effects of rendering a space and how various mapping constructions can be represented through architecture, landscape, and objects. I try to engage with representations of the formal qualities of particular moments in architectural history through drawing, sculpture,... [more]
Posted by Rachel Adams on 7/1/13

Experimental Incubators: Co-Lab Projects Promotes Risk and Conversation

Originally published by Arts + Culture Texas People ask us all the time: This is what you do for your job?” If you’ve recently stopped by Co-Lab’s Project Space in East Austin or their downtown location N Space on Congress Avenue, you might assume that this venture is the full-time job of the people running the organization. Their two exhibition spaces—along with such offsite projects as a recent popup gallery at 721 Congress and an annual catalogue complete with artist interviews on DVD—have... [more]
Posted by Rachel Adams on 2/3/13

Paper Space

Published by Art Practical   a group exhibition currently on view at Inman Gallery in Houston, is a well-balanced exhibition of drawings primarily made by sculptors. Showcasing a diverse range of works by emerging artists alongside canonical figures such as Fred Sandback, Louise Bourgeois, Dan Flavin, and Lynda Benglis, the thirty-four-person exhibition covers much of the gallery’s space, with studies for future or past projects, sketches of ideas, and individual drawings made for the sheer... [more]
Posted by Rachel Adams on 10/9/12

Gabriel Orozco

Originally published by Art Practical. See full article here The first time I visited the current Gabriel Orozco exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, I was overwhelmed by the massive amounts of visitors. The second time, I was overwhelmed by the stuffy installation. MoMA did not dedicate enough space to Orozco. Compared to his 1993 exhibition at MoMA, for which the artist chose to have no dedicated space and instead exhibited his work in unutilized spaces around the museum, this... [more]
Posted by Rachel Adams on 1/10/10