Fay Ku

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After Dark   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Fay Ku at Eight Modern May 31st, 2013 - July 14th, 2013
Posted 6/28/13
, a phrase from Fellini’s 8½, is an incantation recalled from the childhood of the film’s protagonist, Guido. In the film we see a young Guido utter the phrase repeatedly while wildly jumping and flapping his arms in the hopes of summoning a painting on his bedroom wall to come to life. The current exhibition on view at Eight Modern gallery by Fay Ku owes its title to Guido’s memorable hymn. When you remove the second syllable of each word in the phrase asa nisa masa, what is left is the word... [more]
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Fay Ku at Eight Modern 6/14/13
Eight Modern is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Ku stages mythic tableaus of transformation and tension performed by young women (and the occasional boy). The refinement and subtlety of Ku’s technique offer an arresting contrast to the raw psychological charge of the scenes she depicts. Ku is inspired by what she calls the “residues” of human culture. “Problematic relationships and issues of socialization are central themes in my work: stories, myths and things witnessed... [more]
Fay Ku: Playing with Fish   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Fay Ku at Eight Modern November 20th, 2009 - January 1st, 2010
Posted 11/30/09
    Eight Modern is pleased to announce its upcoming show, Fay Ku: Double Entendre. The exhibition, which will feature a number of new works on paper, coincides with the artist’s invitation to create a print at the University of New Mexico’s Tamarind Institute. During her residency, Ku will collaborate with Tamarind’s master printers to produce a limited-edition lithograph, a proof of which will be on display during the artist’s show at Eight Modern. “I think my work will lend itself... [more]
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