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Bart Johnson

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An Albuquerque Sisyphus   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Bart Johnson at Eight Modern June 17th, 2011 - July 31st, 2011
Posted 7/23/11
Bart Johnson compares his working habits to Camus’s Sisyphus endlessly rolling his rock up a hill. Often sly or humorous in expression, with a certain playfulness and eroticism, the  Albuquerque-area artist’s drawings and ceramics would seem to refute the grinding laboriousness implied by the metaphor; however Johnson’s diligence and all-encompassing engagement with art and the creative process cannot be denied. A lifelong student of art history with a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth and a MF... [more]
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Solo Show   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Bart Johnson at Eight Modern June 17th, 2011 - July 31st, 2011
Posted 7/23/11
Eight Modern is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Bart Johnson: The Truth Hurts. Bart Johnson compares his working habits to Camus’s Sisyphus endlessly rolling his rock up a hill. Often sly or humorous in expression, with a certain playfulness and eroticism, the  Albuquerque-area artist’s drawings and ceramics would seem to refute the grinding laboriousness implied by the metaphor; however Johnson’s diligence and all-encompassing engagement with art and the creative process cannot be d... [more]
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