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As If of the Past and for the Present Future

An implication of age compels us to craft histories for the artworks in A Handful of Dust. Their materials suggest a simpler time—products of earth, of metal, of wood—and their shapes imply function. Natural hues of a limited and subdued palette pervade, as if these artworks are remains all found in one place, all from one civilization. Allyson Vieira, A Plan for Swamplands, 2007/2012, Plaster, 178 x 99 x 9 inches, Courtesy the Artist and Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York, NY; Mark Hagen, To Be Titled (The Madness of Kirk Wood), 2012, Obsi... [more]
Posted by Kimberly Hahn on 3/6/13