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Mark Soo

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The Devil's Fidelity   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Nina Canell, Matias Faldbakken, Cyprie Gaillard, Tim Lee, Mai-Thu Perret, Mark Soo at Galerie Marian Goodman - Paris January 13th, 2012 - February 18th, 2012
Posted 2/5/12
A group show is like snippets of a conversation, a series of overheard remarks. Works comment on each other by their proximity to those of other artists. You can get only a sense of someone, as if you had met him or her at a party and exchanged a few words, and positioned that person in relation to the others there. But at least you get to meet someone. It's hard enough for an artist to be noticed today, so the very fine group exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery Paris gives us a welcome... [more]
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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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In Memory of the Department of Safety   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Mark Soo at Western Bridge January 24th, 2010 - February 7th, 2010
Posted 2/2/10
Mark Soo is presenting an installation in the modest upstairs corner gallery of Western Bridge as part of a new series of short exhibitions (called New Year). The Vancouver-based artist’s title is simply and non-referentially awesome: Night and fog and a glass of milk. It sounds like it might be about a lot of things but is actually about none of them. It's a dodge, a misperception, or just atmospheric haze. What am I supposed to do with this? He wants you to tangentially experience... [more]
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