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Ivan Argote

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Ivan Argote   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ivan Argote at Galerie Perrotin - Saint Claude January 8th, 2011 - February 26th, 2011
Posted 2/7/11
Graffiti imposes itself on everyday visuals: it dares you to look, and to look anew. It's had a long history, of course, as a means of self-expression. You can see examples of it from a couple of millennia ago on walls on buildings in Pompeii or on the catacombs of Rome, and doubtless these were not the first time someone took pen – or chisel – to a wall to say something funny or vulgar or desperate or accusatory or slanderous or even illuminating. In "Caliente," a new show of hi... [more]
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Emergency Case   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ivan Argote, Victor Ash, Violaine Ballet, Pauline Bastard, Eric Baudelaire, Arnaud Bergeret, Jacob Boeskov, Caroline Cartier, Amandine Casadamont, Arnaud Cohen, Valeria Cotaimich, Stéphane Couturier, Joseph Dadoune, Soren Dahlgaard, Steven Day, Jean de Piepape, Baptiste Debombourg, Kim Lien Desault, Guillaume Dimanche, Fred Forest, Frank Franzen, Valerie Froissart, Thierry Geoffroy/Colonel, Camille Goujon, Jeff Guess, Jean Christophe Hanché, Hanneskater, Sophie Hjerl, Andrea Inocencio, Michael Jeppesen, Karin Kal, David Keating, John Kørner, Malene Landgreen, Lasse Lau, Emeric Lhuisset, Peter Lind, Zhenchen Liu, Loren, David Marin, Antoine Miserey, Eva Mittala, Christel Montury, Chloé Nicosia, Philippe Pasquet, Melina Pena, Anthony Peskine, Nadia Plesner, Fatima Ramadan, Jeanne Susplugas, Paolo Tamburella, Catherine Ursin, Kristian von Hornleth, Maria Zervou at Galerie Taiss November 6th, 2008 - December 20th, 2008
Posted 11/10/08
The Emergency Room is more of a concept than an actual exhibition.  I might talk about the works that were on view when I visited, but most likely they won't be there when you do.  The Emergency Room changes every day in a near impossible cycle of absolute contemporaneity.  The exhibition is characterized by a "tomorrow is too late" manifest for non-apathetic artists who are "burning" to produce work that comments on the "emergencies of today".  As expected, this approach encourages work in... [more]
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Ivan Argote, Victor Ash, Violaine Ballet, Pauline Bastard, Eric Baudelaire, Arnaud Bergeret, Jacob Boeskov, Caroline Cartier, Amandine Casadamont, Arnaud Cohen, Valeria Cotaimich, Stéphane Couturier, Joseph Dadoune, Soren Dahlgaard, Steven Day, Jean de Piepape, Baptiste Debombourg, Kim Lien Desault, Guillaume Dimanche, Fred Forest, Frank Franzen, Valerie Froissart, Thierry Geoffroy/Colonel, Camille Goujon, Jeff Guess, Jean Christophe Hanché, Hanneskater, Sophie Hjerl, Andrea Inocencio, Michael Jeppesen, Karin Kal, David Keating, John Kørner, Malene Landgreen, Lasse Lau, Emeric Lhuisset, Peter Lind, Zhenchen Liu, Loren, David Marin, Antoine Miserey, Eva Mittala, Christel Montury, Chloé Nicosia, Philippe Pasquet, Melina Pena, Anthony Peskine, Nadia Plesner, Fatima Ramadan, Jeanne Susplugas, Paolo Tamburella, Catherine Ursin, Kristian von Hornleth, Maria Zervou at Galerie Taiss November 6th, 2008 - December 20th, 2008
Posted 11/9/08
Next we made it to the Emergency Room at Galerie Taiss for its raucous opening, with flash-mob noise performances and kamikaze headbands (see this week's gallery hop!):   [more]
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