Christian Capurro

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Legible Labor   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Christian Capurro, Mary Kelly, Klaus Mosettig at Simon Preston Gallery November 7th, 2009 - January 4th, 2010
Posted 12/13/09
In a show that connects three disparate artists through a kind of spare visual aesthetic, Simon Preston Gallery presents works by Mary Kelly, Christian Capurrro, and Klaus Mosettig. Exploring various material processes that create a kind of residue or trace, the show alludes to the possibilities of transforming materiality into abstraction, to a concept of evidence through material remains, and to the idea of labor and value in types of ‘work.’ The most abstract in both content and... [more]
Reciprocated Love   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Celia Baker, Daniel Baker, Christian Capurro, Goekhan Erdogan, Bob Flanagan, Dorothy Iannone, Mike Kelley, Cristiano Mangione, JORGE PERIS, Sarah Pucci, Sheree Rose at FEINKOST February 28th, 2009 - April 19th, 2009
Posted 3/22/09
          Andy Warhol's dictum that "Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art," is often cited as a paradigm-changing contribution to contemporary art. In today's economy, however, artists need to re-evaluate those values and find other ways to gauge the cost-benefits of creative endeavors. One such approach is offered by the moving and thought-provoking group show "More Love Hours That Can Ever Be Repaid," curated by Aaron Moulton at the Feinkost gallery.... [more]
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