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With Involuntary Sculptures   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Whitney Lynn at Steven Wolf Fine Arts January 7th, 2012 - February 18th, 2012
Posted 1/10/12
In the two solo shows folded into a single exhibition scenario, the viewer is left the option to draw their own conclusions about the relationship between the two self-contained, but proximal bodies of work. I found the two artists separate sculptural installations to happily complement each other through whimsicality—even though they may be contextually unrelated.Whitney Lynn’s exhibition, Sculptures Involontaries, contains mostly a collection of charming, small sculptures, distributed over the flo... [more]
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On the “Attempt”   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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SOON 3, Eleanor Antin, Rea Baldridge, Olaf Breuning, Chris Burden, Peter d'Agostino, Jaime Davidovich, Douglas Davis, T. R. Uthco & Ant Farm, Paul Forte, Terry Fox, Chip Lord & Phil Garner, Luis Felipe Ortega & Daniel Guzman, Lynn Hershman, Christian Jankowski, Martin Kersels, Paul & Marlene Kos, Noah Krell, Joel Kyack, Stephen Laub, Whitney Lynn, Tom Marioni, Raul Marroquin, Ricardo Rivera, Bonnie Sherk, Barbara Smith, Pierrick Sorin, Mario Garcia Torres, Bill Viola at CCA Wattis Institute April 21st, 2011 - July 2nd, 2011
Posted 5/3/11
I’ve been ruminating about the “attempt.” I’ve been rolling the word and a few of its meanings over in my mind these last days. (Some joke could be inserted here about “attempts to understand attempt,” I’ll let you come up with your own.) In all this cogitation, the word thankfully did not dissolve into meaninglessness (as some words do when you repeat them too many times—spoon… spoon… spoon… spoon… spoon?), instead it gained a new kind of significance for me. The impetus for this rumination on the word began du... [more]