Paul Cowan

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Domestic Exchange   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Lauren Anderson, Aylor Brown, Derek Chan, Paul Cowan, Smith + Linder, Lee Lynch, Mylinh Nguyen, Megan Plunkett, Jon Rafman at Important Projects November 6th, 2010 - December 3rd, 2010
Posted 11/22/10
          The humble tote bag has become something of an art world standby. Bagged at every international festival, biennale, art fair, and other art carnivals, these simple canvas carriers have found their way however oddly, into the annals of art. A good a record as anything, frankly utilitarian, and not without, especially in the hands of artists, art. But in this sense, they’ve invested this simple object with something almost of a glamor, one easily taken up in their own ways... [more]
Tic-Tac-Toe with Paul & Scott Cowan   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Paul Cowan, Scott Cowan at Important Projects May 29th, 2010 - June 26th, 2010
Posted 6/7/10
            I don't have trouble with art galleries that are operated out of residential dwellings, in  a house, apartment, or bungalow, a living room, hallway or bedroom. Yes, they function outside of the typical system (commercial and non-profit) and without proper licenses and/or permits, but I see this as quite irrelevant. Due to the experimental nature of the spaces and the work shown, the intentions of the directors of such spaces seem to tend toward the anti-commercial and any... [more]
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