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Watchlist Artist: Annette Kelm

For her second solo exhibition at the gallery Annette Kelm is presenting new works that have been made entirely in 2013. Kelm's photos filter significations as a system of values and codes that are established and stabilized by various forms of image production. This system includes their distribution by the art market, media and consumers: among them phenomena of sports and daily life, botanics, exoticism, Hollywood film, and architecture. She produces both individual and series of works with repeating motifs and, in her exhibitions, shows a combination of photographs that refuse to submit to a si... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 10/4/13
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Eco-Action

by Yaelle Amir
In the continuous discussion on the effectiveness of activist art, Andrea Bowers provides a strong case in its favor. In her current exhibition, Mercy Mercy Me she focuses on nonviolent acts of dissent that raise awareness to the direct consequences of climate change and manmade environmental disasters.  Although she references activists from Nigeria to California, she appears to have been primarily inspired by her visit to Northern Alaska in August, where she spent time at Arctic Village – a town inhabited by the Alaska Native Gwich’in community. The exhibition is comprised of drawings,... [more]
Posted by Yaelle Amir on 11/22/09
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Roe Ethridge: Rockaway Redux

Imagine Bach, hunched over his sheet music with a fountain pen, furiously scrawling and writing out his newest composition.  Now take that image of Bach, and replace his fountain pen with a camera, and his sheet music with a photograph.  This is Roe Ethridge; this is what he wants you to see.  Ethridge’s new show at Andrew Kreps Gallery titled Rockaway Redux, is a visual document in the experiements of “re:”  to redux, revisit, recompose, reinstate, reject, rearrange and restore, in that the boundaries between document and construct become removed. Roe Ethridge is an image composer, creating... [more]
Posted by rachel.reese on 11/5/08
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Roe Ethridge: Rockaway Redux

Imagine Bach, hunched over his sheet music with a fountain pen, furiously scrawling and writing out his newest composition.  Now take that image of Bach, and replace his fountain pen with a camera, and his sheet music with a photograph.  This is Roe Ethridge; this is what he wants you to see.  Ethridge’s new show at Andrew Kreps Gallery titled Rockaway Redux, is a visual document in the experiements of “re:”  to redux, revisit, recompose, reinstate, reject, rearrange and restore, in that the boundaries between document and construct become removed. Roe Ethridge is an image composer, creating new... [more]
Posted by rachel.reese on 11/5/08