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Art edges toward the apocalypse at Axis Gallery National Juried Exhibition  
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Gary Aagaard, Brett Anderson, Kadie Sue Anderson, Mark Bauer, Bartosz Beda, Elizabeth Bennett, Joe Bottomly, Larry Caveney, Corinne Chaix, Patricia Chanbers, Mayra Ramos Chavez, Ryan Colditz, Andrew DeCaen, Jimmy Descant, Darrin Ekern, Sandy Frank, Cynthia Friedlob, Marcelina Gonzales, Coco Hall, Gini Holmes, Karen Karlsson, STEVIE LOVE, Donna Meeks, Sarah Merola, Matt Montella, Lena Moross, Robert Pierosh, Robert Rosenblum, Yvonne Saldana, Courtney Sanborn, Ruth Santee, James Shefik, Catherine Spencer, Michael Spillers, David Talbott, Ronald Walker, Margi Weir, Thomas Whitworth, YIGE XIE at Axis Gallery August 4th, 2017 - August 27th, 2017
Posted 9/28/17
Ed’s Box Alan Shaffer 2017 shafferphoto@me.c Corinne Chaix ARTS & THEATER BY VICTORIA DALKEY AUGUST 17, 2017 9:00 AM Over the years, Axis Gallery’s National Juried Exhibitions have been one of the brightest spots in Sacramento’s summer art scene. This year’s, the 12th annual, is no exception. Juror Mat Gleason, Southern California critic, curator and founder of Coagula, a controversial art magazine David Bowie once described as “cruel, insensitive, unfair and... [more]
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James Shefik Is An Army of None  
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James Shefik at Autobody Fine Art August 13th, 2010 - September 12th, 2010
Posted 8/17/10
James Shefik calls himself a pessimist. Deeply critical of the sociopolitical environment which facilitated the war in Iraq, his work dwells on the darker side of human nature, including violence, hate, and rampant consumerism. “I Am Not An Army” includes both mixed-media sculpture and drawings, and nearly all the pieces contain references to cartoons or other animation. Those of us who as adolescents were indoctrinated by pre-politically correct cartoons can relate when Shefik says, “The world... [more]
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