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Ara Peterson

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New Technologies Don't Always Mean Interesting Painting   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Cory Arcangel, Tim Bergstrom, McArthur Binion, Greg Bogin, Stefan Bondell, Sarah Braman, Kadar Brock, Ethan Cook, Peter Demos, Ayan Farah, Anoka Faruqee, Mark Flood, Sayre Gomez, Evan Gruzis, Wade Guyton, Peter Halley, Adam Henry, Xylor Jane, Karl Klingbiel, James Krone, Landon Metz, Dianna Molzan, Sam Moyer, Oscar Murillo, Wil Murray, Angel Otero, Ara Peterson, Davina Semo, Travess Smalley, Andrew Sutherland, Peter Sutherland, Wendy White, Thomas Øvlisen at The Hole NYC May 3rd, 2013 - June 20th, 2013
Posted 5/28/13
New technology can be genuinely disruptive. The same week the group show “Xstraction” opened at The Hole Gallery, a company called Defense Distributed published digital blueprints for a potentially lethal, plastic pistol that could be fabricated at home using a 3D printer. The plans were quickly forced off their website by the US State Department. A 3D printer renders raw materials such as plastic, paper, metal, or other substances into objects, making it possible to manufacture nearly any smal... [more]
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Ara Peterson's Tension   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ara Peterson at Ratio 3 November 6th, 2009 - December 19th, 2009
Posted 11/9/09
  Ara Peterson’s new show at Ratio 3 initially strikes the viewer as a somewhat cryptic dialogue between two distinct, but subtly imbricated bodies of work. The first continues Peterson’s meditation on geometric abstraction, developing the technocratic bent that has characterized his signature hybridization of Op Art, Neo-geo and ’60s psychedelia. Certainly visually arresting, his wall reliefs and sculptural volumes are also very much about process. Each incredibly labor intensive work is p... [more]
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