Thomas Dane Gallery

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Round 2

by Sarah McNulty
Ascending the dark corporate stairwell one is greeted by the distant hum of a projector housed in the first of four sunlit rooms hosting the group show, . This exhibition was conceived as a one-day event last year and is restaged in the back gallery of Thomas Dane. Alongside, there are three adjoining rooms exhibiting new works by the original cast, and older pieces by artists whose work enters into the Double Object enquiry. Providing an immediate tenor to the show as its own Double, the... [more]
Posted by Sarah McNulty on 7/21/09

Kutlug Ataman’s fff at Thomas Dane Gallery

by Chris Osburn
        The first major exhibition in London since 2005 by Turkish contemporary artist Kutlug Ataman, consists of a ten screen video installation with original music by famed British minimalist composer Michael Nyman. Drawn from home movies from the fifties and sixties, fff (an abbreviation of "found family footage") presents a "complex montage" of constantly overlapping sequences of film.  For the installation, Ataman borrowed archived footage from two British families, the Fryers and... [more]
Posted by Chris Osburn on 3/15/09
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