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Paul Schiek

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Picture Books   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Eric William Carroll, Sarah Hotchkiss, Sean McFarland, Paul Schiek, Parker Tilghman, Suné Woods, Kelli Yon at Adobe Books Backroom Gallery January 13th, 2011 - January 13th, 2011
Posted 1/25/11
Books litter the narrow aisles, sometimes literally piling up to the ceiling in teetering towers; and genre classifications, while noted with weather-worn signage, feel at best like well-meaning suggestions, loosely given. The Adobe Books Backroom Gallery's inaugural 2011 exhibition, “The 770 Show,” addresses the site of the bookstore itself, a space as cramped and contoured as the gallery with which it shares a roof. Curated by Arden Sherman, the latter observation, underlines the rather bare-bon... [more]
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A Spectre is Haunting Berkeley...   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Diane Arbus, Travis Collinson, Bruce Conner, Robert Gutierrez, Arnold Kemp, Paul Schiek, Paul Sietsema, Luc Tuymans, Carrie Mae Weems at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive July 14th, 2010 - December 5th, 2010
Posted 8/3/10
Hauntology is essentially the science of spooking. Jacques Derrida first coined the word in 1993 in the book Spectres of Marx. He used the term to illustrate how communism’s failed Utopian ideals haunt capitalist society in a way that not only upsets the easy progression of time, but also accommodates a radical critique of the present. In more apolitical terms, the “persistence of a present past” also seems so fundamental to the concept of a museum, the cannon of art history, and th... [more]
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I’m the antenna catching vibration / You’re the transmitter give information   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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A.C.Way, Nate Archer, Nate Boyce, Joshua Churchill, Peter Coffin, Chris Fallon, Michael Guidetti, Noel V. Harmonson, Dana Hemenway, Daniel Hipolito, Hana Lee, Jasmin Lim, Corinne Mastesich, Sean McFarland, Keegan McHargue, Zane Morris, Paul Schiek, Sunny Walker, Lindsey White at Painted Bird September 18th, 2009 - October 25th, 2009
Posted 10/19/09
        I’m told that Air Waves is a transmission. And this ambitious, fun and intriguing group exhibition broadcast is received at Painted Bird, a vintage clothing shop that curator Jasmin Lim (also an exhibiting artist) describes as the “antenna.” Confronted by Lim’s mysterious announcement card, or the press release, which consists of two lines from the Kraftwerk song “Antenna,” (which is also the title of this review) one might find the curatorial conceit behind Air Waves to be the product... [more]
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Kick Out the Jams  
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Glen Baldridge, The Golden Bears, Hisham Akira Bharocha, Julianna Bright, Ernest Burgos, Chris Corales, Christopher Robin Duncan, Bill Dunlap, Amanda Eicher, Colter Jacobsen, Jason Jägel, Butt Johnson, Griffin McPartland, Tucker Nichols, Chris Pew, Paul Schiek, Jen Smith, Ryan Jacob Smith, William Swanson, Chris Taggart, Andy Vogt, Paul Wackers, Jeremy and Claire Weiss, Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough at the luggage store May 9th, 2008 - June 8th, 2008
Posted 5/12/08
Kick Out the Jams at the Luggage Store drew quite a crowd, with live performance from Hisham Bharoocha: Favorites were pieces by Paul Schiek: and Chris Duncan: ...among many, many others... --Natalie Stanchfield [more]
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