Category: writing

  • Review~ Jesse Meredith’s “So That We May Fear Not”

    Review~ Jesse Meredith’s “So That We May Fear Not”

    The contradictions of the hardness of the right: camouflage and war games

  • Review~ Pre Sent Tense

    Review~ Pre Sent Tense

    Ryder discusses “pre sent tense” at Frank Elbaz Gallery, Dallas

  • Review~ Barry X Ball

    Review~ Barry X Ball

    Barry X Ball Remaking Sculpture Nasher Sculpture Center [link]Dallas, TX January 25 – April 19, 2020 Re-embodying the nostalgic spirit of classical sculpture in the contemporary age of mechano-digital reproduction parallels the “digitized consciousness” quandary, wherein fidelity of replication manifests the soul. This sculpture –akin to photographic processes of pointing, shooting, and printing— maps the […]

  • Review~ Ian F. Thomas

    Review~ Ian F. Thomas

    Ian F. Thomas To Nowhere Thomas Hunter Project SpaceHunter CollegeNew York, NY published on EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review Cast ceramic, Glass Reinforced Gypsum, Steel, 2019 Metaphorical symbology lays thick: the rising tide lifts only one boat, the 1% will never be occupied, or “life of pi” meets “an inconvenient truth.” Choose your insoluble outrage. The […]

  • Review~ Emmanuel Van der Auwera

    Review~ Emmanuel Van der Auwera

    Ryder discusses Emmanuel Van der Auwera’s “White Noise”

  • Review ~ Sterling Ruby

    Review ~ Sterling Ruby

    Sterling Ruby Sterling Ruby: SculptureNasher Sculpture Center [link]Dallas published on EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review [link] Totems and tombstones, massive monuments preserved under rich, goopy surfaces: it is monstrous modernism made casual plaything. Scrawled epitaphs mar the surface subverting the potentially grand, ethotic universal message into simplistic mantras. This coifed contempt –decades of epic expenditures undercut […]