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Time Out New York

Tom Holmes, "Silly Rabbit: A Gravestone and an Urn" The artist turns a Trix box into a meditation on despair. images courtesy the artist and Dispatch. Tom Holmes’s first solo show in New York comprises only three objects: a metal folding chair, a cinder-block stele painted yellow and a Trix cereal box, neatly bound with wire, containing cremated human remains. These last two works are, respectively, prototypes for a grave marker and... [more]
Posted by thanx on 2/1/10
20110815192200-holmes-feather

Art In America

Tom Holmes 12/28/11 Bureau By Anne Doran New York Tom Holmes combines found images and quotidian materials in layered artworks from which emerge unexpected ideas and associations. While these works may take the form of photographs, watercolors, sculptures or installations, a persistent theme runs throughout: the eruption of the radical, the uncontainable and the transcendent in society and in life.Holmes's second one-person show at Bureau was in many ways a follow-up to his first, in... [more]
Posted by thanx on 12/1/11
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Shifty Positions

by Jackson McDade
        The topic here is object.  Solid State is defined in the press release as inert matter that shows resistance to change and volume.  For a group show, this could be a blanket reference to the still life as subject, or simply a catch all for objects in general.  Specifically, the gallery sets the stage by asking the question “…can an object be simply handled by the artist and remain banal?” Thus this show could be interpreted as the beginnings of a revisionist perspective on found... [more]
Posted by Jackson McDade on 5/31/10

Time Out New York

Tom Holmes, "Silly Rabbit: A Gravestone and an Urn" The artist turns a Trix box into a meditation on despair.  images courtesy the artist and Dispatch. Tom Holmes’s first solo show in New York comprises only three objects: a metal folding chair, a cinder-block stele painted yellow and a Trix cereal box, neatly bound with wire, containing cremated human remains. These last two works are, respectively, prototypes for a grave... [more]
Posted by thanx on 2/1/10
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