Three current exhibitions that are worth seeing now!
Category Archive ‘Reviews’
05/17/13 In 200 Words: Duncan Johnson at Marcia Wood Gallery, BORN at Swan Coach House Gallery, Something In Particular’s ArtShow Exhibition #1
“As a complex visual dialogue and meditation on the idea of desire, Consuming Passions succeeds in sharpening our appetites.”
“Nagy isn’t drawing pictures of spaces; she’s using drawings to create them.”
In 200 Words are concise exhibition reviews that offer more personal responses to the work on view.
“Suburbia guides [us] through time to see the consistent goals of consumer culture and the contemporary boredom that is the result of such social passivity.”
“Not only is this a new technique for Thacker, but it is a rarity in the medium of collage as a whole.”
Manker’s newest works vilify veils and oversimplify violence, on view at Whitespace Gallery.
Andy Moon Wilson’s drawings are smaller and friendlier than the work of his cited influences…
A small exhibition of Ulysses Davis presidential busts is on view through Sunday at the Carter Library and Museum.
04/11/13 Review: More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s Elides Affecting Art to Reveal New Meaning
The recently-closed Ackland Museum exhibition showcases art with highly charged political themes.
04/11/13 Review: Alistair McClymont’s Everything We Are Capable of Seeing Reproduces Science, But to What Effect?
Exhibition studies how we study natural effects, but loses beauty in the process.
04/11/13 Review: Wangechi Mutu’s Politics of Pleasure: A Fantastic Journey at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
In Wangechi Mutu’s world, survival isn’t just what’s left over when war doesn’t kill you; survival is a form of erotic pleasure.
Ilan Ossendryver’s photographs of Ethiopian Jews pose challenging questions of inclusiveness and alterity.
Company experiences growing pains as it becomes more ambitious.