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Rave Mountain

by Hannah Daly
Acrylic, oil, silkscreen, transfer, collage, canvas, plexiglass, cutouts, airbrush, shadowbox: there’s a lot going on in the works that line the walls of Chelsea’s Freight + Volume. In Beyond The Rocks, Kristen Schiele’s first solo show in the space, the Bushwick- and Berlin-based sculptural painter presents a series of very mixed media two-dimensional works. In Mahjong, Schiele constructs a three-tiered shadow box. Layers of plexi covered in neon-colored geometric markers are stacked within... [more]
Posted by Hannah Daly on 11/6/11

Material Girl

by Emily Nathan
Space Jam is recent Pratt graduate Trudy Benson’s first solo exhibition; her large-scale “paintings”—though “paint” is perhaps a more apt description of what they are—occupy their space on the wall aggressively, physically.  They are bold and bright, comprised of strokes and smears, dollops and gobs, scumbles, even. Considering that they are the products of a contemporary culture that touts, inspires, and is often comprised of the eye-roll, the esoteric allusion, the ironic... [more]
Posted by Emily Nathan on 5/16/10
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