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Joe Hardesty

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Rebecca Blakley, Elijah Burgher, Simon Evans, Rachel Foster, Nicholas Frank, Cat Glennon, Joe Hardesty, Adriane Herman, Meg Hitchcock, David Leggett, Andy Moore, JOHN PAROT, Deb Sokolow, Kirsten Stoltmann, Mark Wagner, Angie Waller at Western Exhibitions July 9th, 2011 - August 13th, 2011
Posted 7/11/11
If you’ve been in a museum and seen someone sigh and move off quickly from a text-heavy or narrative-based artwork, then you probably understand the self-deprecating humor behind Western Exhibitions’ current group show, “People don’t like to read art.” Showing sixteen artists that incorporate text into their work, many of the artists seem to purposely resist the quick look common to museum visits or gallery hopping, forcing the viewer to spend some time with the work.  Some of the works require in... [more]
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