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Laleh Khorramian

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New York, Jan. 2012 - Laleh Khorramian doesn’t recall an artistic inclination as a child. She was in her late teens when she began to paint in earnest and though she focused on the figure she admits to youthful fantasies of being a landscape painter. She tells the story with a sigh and a smirk, “It was the thing I yearned to paint, but couldn’t." Khorramian, who is Iranian by birth, grew up in sunny Orlando, Florida. She started as a painting major at RISD before transferring to the Art Institute... [more]
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Was There Art Before Video?  
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Robert Breer, Paul Chan, Martha Colburn, Thomas Demand, Brent Green, George Griffin, Bill T. Jones & OpenEnded Group, Ezra Johnson, Mary Reid Kelley, William Kentridge, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Laleh Khorramian, Maria Lassnig, Jennifer & Kevin McCoy, Joshua Mosley, Oscar Muñoz, Jacco Olivier, Raymond Pettibon, Robert Pruitt, Christine Rebet, Lotte Reiniger, Robin Rhode, Hiraki Sawa, Berni Searle, Cindy Sherman, Federico Solmi, Dziga Vertov, Kara Walker at SITE Santa Fe June 20th, 2010 - January 2nd, 2011
Posted 7/26/10
The 2010 SITE biennial opened with the press conference, curators spoke about the exhibition, using words like "quintessential," and "magical."  My expectations for the 2010 biennial grew.  Raising questions about our physical bodies in relation to the advent of technology, the curators call on historical and theatrical references while focusing on the handcraft of video.  Of course, handmade and video seem to be a contradiction in terms, especially from the viewpoint of the famed philosopher Wa... [more]
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Was There Art Before Video?  
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Robert Breer, Paul Chan, Martha Colburn, Thomas Demand, Brent Green, George Griffin, Bill T. Jones & OpenEnded Group, Ezra Johnson, Mary Reid Kelley, William Kentridge, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Laleh Khorramian, Maria Lassnig, Jennifer & Kevin McCoy, Joshua Mosley, Oscar Muñoz, Jacco Olivier, Raymond Pettibon, Robert Pruitt, Christine Rebet, Lotte Reiniger, Robin Rhode, Hiraki Sawa, Berni Searle, Cindy Sherman, Federico Solmi, Dziga Vertov, Kara Walker at SITE Santa Fe June 20th, 2010 - January 2nd, 2011
Posted 7/26/10
The 2010 SITE biennial opened with the press conference, curators spoke about the exhibition, using words like "quintessential," and "magical."  My expectations for the 2010 biennial grew.  Raising questions about our physical bodies in relation to the advent of technology, the curators call on historical and theatrical references while focusing on the handcraft of video.  Of curse, handmade and video seem to be a contradiction in terms, especially from the viewpoint of the famed philosopher Wa... [more]
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