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Aya Takano at Galerie Perrotin - Saint Claude June 23rd, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
Posted 7/15/12
I was trapped in Galerie Perrotin by sheets of torrential rain. Summer in Paris this year is grey, cold, and wet. It's ridiculous to imagine how we all used to fantasise that global warming would bring balmy southern-style weather. The upside of the situation was the Aya Takano exhibition. In these circumstances the otherworldly lightness of her work proved to be welcome relief from the deluge outside. My enforced immobility also gave the opportunity to judge these works against a criteria tha... [more]
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All of This is Melting Away   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Chiho Aoshima, Olaf Breuning, Beth Campbel, Roberto Cuoghi, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Wynne Greenwood, Kirsten Hassenfeld, Jim Hodges, Hideaki Kawashima, Makiko Kudo, Melora Kuhn, Mahomi Kunikata, Yayoi Kusama, Tony Matelli, Adam McEwen, Bjarne Melgaard, Mariko Mori, Dave Muller, Ivan Navarro, Mitsuhiro Okamoto, Nick Rodrigues, Rei Sato, Jennifer Steinkamp, Aya Takano, Yuken Teruya, Gary Webb, Fischli & Weiss, Fred Wilson at Royal T August 14th, 2008 - February 20th, 2009
Posted 8/31/08
  The group show, “All of This is Melting Away,” at Royal-T art space presents the work of 33 diverse artists in an imaginative, enlivening, and vibrant array of painting, mixed media, sculpture, pottery, and light and sound installation. Each of the 43 works somehow indicate a quality of fluctuation and variability, as implied by the show’s title, and suggest the motif of melting by combining mediums, blurring subjects, and experimenting with space. The show as a whole destabilizes categorizat... [more]
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