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Kristen Morgin

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More Human Than Human   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Eleanor Antin, Jennifer Bornstein, Juan Capistran, Bruce Conner, Rodney Graham, Colter Jacobsen, Tim Lee, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Kristen Morgin, Catherine Opie, Raymond Pettibon, Allen Ruppersberg, Mark Soo, Ron Terada, Mario Garcia Torres, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, James Welling at CCA Wattis Institute January 19th, 2010 - April 10th, 2010
Posted 3/8/10
      Empathy, he once had decided, must be limited to herbivores or anyhow ominvores who could depart from a meat diet. Because, ultimately, the empathic gift blurred the boundaries between hunter and victim, between the successful and the defeated.   Science fiction is an art of prophecy, a process of historicizing the present, a reflection of an ongoing present as past, and a refraction of future permutations. The imaginary, symbolic, and real become interwoven through a... [more]
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Getting There From Here   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Tauba Auerbach, Peter Coffin, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Claire Fontaine, Aurelien Froment, Colter Jacobsen, Kris Martin, Kristen Morgin, Kirsten Pieroth, Dirk Stewen, Mario Garcia Torres, Jordan Wolfson at CCA Wattis Institute September 2nd, 2008 - August 4th, 2009
Posted 9/19/08
  I must admit that I did not make it to the "Passengers" exhibit that ran at CCA's Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art from September of last year through this August. However, from its press description, it seems that the new incarnation of the show, "The Exhibition Formerly Known as Passengers," implements the same format and its is premise not much different from its predecessor. The show includes the work of 12 artists, 11 of which are exhibited in a group show, which spans the... [more]
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Objects for Everyone I Have Ever Known   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Kristen Morgin at Marc Selwyn Fine Art June 14th, 2008 - August 16th, 2008
Posted 7/27/08
When they were included in the New Museum's 2007 inaugural exhibition, Kristen Morgin's sculptures stood out as a kind of art which simultaneously adhered to the assemblage aesthetic very much in the ether and presented something more permanent, cerebral, old-fashioned than the trendy work all around it. Morgin understands the tremendous psychological and emotive capacity of freezing objects in the midst of obsolescence-- the way this speaks to Late Capitalism's greatest fears as well as... [more]
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