Anthony Discenza

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Pretty Pictures Will Not Solve Anything: In Eight Parts   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Anthony Discenza at Catharine Clark Gallery January 7th, 2010 - February 13th, 2010
Posted 1/25/10
    One It’s Blackwater meets Saved By The Bell. It’s Darth Vader meets Debbie Does Dallas. It’s Tom Hanks meets Velveeta. It’s Lord of the Flies meets Dance Dance Revolution. Its Vito Acconci meets Penthouse Forum. It’s Marquis De Sade meets Benny Hill. These pairings are culled from a massive list of similar statements organized by Oakland-based artist, Anthony Discenza. Affixed to a wall in vinyl, the list, entitled Sometimes a Great Notion (Part 1) (all works 2009), is a keystone work... [more]
Rejection Nation   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Michael Arcega, Orly Cogan, Anthony Discenza, Robert Eads, Kate Gilmore, Arthur Gonzalez, Jonn Herschend, Dee Hibbert-Jones, Desiree Holman, Steve Lambert, Kara Maria, Stephanie Syjuco, Nomi Talisman at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) April 4th, 2009 - June 20th, 2009
Posted 5/2/09
      I know, I know, the last thing you want to read here is more economy doom and gloom—and believe me, I'm the last person who wants to open that can of worms. But let's face it—rejection is the topic of the day right now. From the freshly laid off white collar worker reduced to applying at Starbucks because there just aren't any other jobs to the would-be homeowner who can't land a loan, everyone is tasting the bitter sting of rejection these days. And then, of course, there're the... [more]
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