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Art Forum: Steven Bankhead, Circus Gallery  
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Steven Bankhead at Circus Gallery October 24th, 2009 - November 28th, 2009
Posted 10/29/11
Steven BankheadCircus GalleryMarch 2010By: Jan Tumlir“Battery” (2008), Steven Bankhead’s last exhibition at Circus Gallery, comprised a series ofmediumsize charcoal renderings of collaged material that the artist had culled from billboards,posters, flyers, stickers, T-shirts, graffiti, and other ephemera. Much of the imagery was lifted fromthe rock milieu and testified to rock’s ongoing recycling of a lexicon of mythical symbols originatingin avant-garde art (as described by cultural critics such as Stew... [more]
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Jukebox Histories  
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at Emma Gray HQ April 2nd, 2011 - May 4th, 2011
Posted 10/29/11
Posts Tagged ‘Steven Bankhead’ Jukebox Histories L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Charles Brittin, "Shirley Berman at the Ocean Park Pier," 1956. Last night, at a bar beneath a Motel 8 on Sunset and Western, a friend and I got sucked into a great, mammoth of a Jukebox that’s quirky selection reminded us of a history short enough that our lives had overlapped with much of it, but long enough that many of the bands and artists on its sometimes hand-written leafs had receded so far back into memory we had to dig to... [more]
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Bankhead in Hollywood   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Steven Bankhead at Circus Gallery October 24th, 2009 - November 28th, 2009
Posted 11/10/09
    For Barnett Newman, painting was a real space, a space that contains you, just like tundra or a wheat field, just like the experience of air or water and other real things. Real space envelops and the painter can manipulate the space, causing you to encounter fissures or continuities within the space, leading you even to know where you are standing and how where you are standing is different from other places. Painting is a place in the world and a place apart, and this had a spiritual imp... [more]