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  • Review ~ Frances Bagley

    Review ~ Frances Bagley

    Frances Bagley The Lay of the Land Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas [link] EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review Articulated tendons of steel suggest a global meta-architecture, tenuously propped, stretched and weighted. Signifiers affix the stabilizers, clamps and levels calling out for attendance to maintain and gauge the structural precarity. The “apparatus” manifests woes and catastrophe at each junction: sculptural ice floes leak…

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  • Review~ Invisible Hand at Beefhaus

    Review~ Invisible Hand at Beefhaus

    Ryder Richards at Beefhaus, Dallas Glasstire.com by Colette Copeland, 21 Oct 2016 [link] Ryder Richards’ most recent performance work Invisible Hand took place at Beefhaus Gallery in Dallas for a couple of weeks recently, in the run up to the fall season. The show examined the politics of labor (very specifically from the point of view…

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  • Work/Play: Rhetoric & Utility at the Nasher

    Work/Play: Rhetoric & Utility at the Nasher

    Wow, Now That’s What I Call Stand-Up! Vol. 1 Programmed by Lee Escobedo Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas [link] September 19, 2016 Ryder performed his comedic art action Work/Play: Rhetoric & Utility as part of an evening of programming at the Nasher. Drawing inspiration from the political humor of Kathryn Andrews work on display at the Nasher, Ryder enacts…

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  • Review ~ Doris Salcedo

    Review ~ Doris Salcedo

    Published by EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review, April 22, 2016 Doris Salcedo Plegaria Muda Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas [link] Conflating poetics with the politics of victimization Salcedo contextualizes her work with exhumation of the dead. Metaphorically and literally fecund, the dark platitude of survival through hardship physicalizes loss as symbolic graveyard. Plegaria Muda references Columbian youths…

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  • Review ~ Ann Veronica Janssens

    Review ~ Ann Veronica Janssens

    Ann Veronica Janssens Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas [link] January 23, 2016 – April 17, 2016 [published by EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review] Experiential works, such as Janssens’ fog room or layered cubes, require little or no explanatory text to engage. The optical spectacle triggers a digital image impulse: documentary investigatory tourism is the mass socio-cultural statement. However beautiful,…

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  • Review~ Michael Mazurek

    Review~ Michael Mazurek

    Michael Mazurek “New Paintings” BEEFhaus, Dallas [link]

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