how does one reinvigorate a dated, entrenched, even rigid ideology into a vehicle for germination?
The Idyll Ryder Richards installation Carillon Gallery, Tarrant College-South, Fort Worth, Texas [link] March 5- April 2, 2015 The Idyll attempts to synthesize several ideas about the role of Modernism as it strips identity markers into a universal aesthetic. Drawing heavily from the Rothko Chapel the installation relates it to science fiction control centers, which embody the […]
The Idyll Jan. 23- Feb. 28, 2015 Cecily Horton Gallery, Lawndale, Houston, Texas Opening Reception: Jan. 23rd, from 6:30-8:30 Proposal to Lawndale: After reading The Radicant an odd paranoia set in considering the role of global standardization through modernist universalism and the reaction against it: a re-entrenchment in cultural or nationalistic identity. Considering the notion […]
Anna-Bella Papp at Nasher Sculpture Center [link] by Ryder Richards Temporary Art Review (Jan. 5, 2015) Anna-Bella Papp, in her debut American Museum exhibit, presents a series of clay tablets at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas. Arranged on a set of tables within the Renzo Piano architecture, her small works are flooded with natural light, […]