Review ~ “Mondegreen” Pete Hoffecker Mejía

Pete Hoffecker Mejía’s Mondegreen Tri Star Arts, Knoxville, TN By Ryder RichardsSeptember 2021photo credit: Bruce Cole To view Pete Hoffecker Mejía’s fresh, modernist sculptures in a 100-year-old refurbished marble building is to find a similar struggle playing out on multiple fronts: one is to recognize, even cherish, the historical form (or shell) while simultaneously attempting to… Continue reading Review ~ “Mondegreen” Pete Hoffecker Mejía

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… Continue reading Review~ Barry X Ball

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… Continue reading Review ~ Sterling Ruby

Piotr Chizinski “Forecast” at PRP, Dallas

Piotr Chizinski Forecast April 2-22, 2018 Curated by Ryder Richards Artist Reception: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 Permanent Research Project (PRP) 508 Fabrication St., Dallas Friday-Saturday, 2-6 PM or by appointment CONTACT: ryder@ryderrichards.us With a focus on disaster relief and infrastructural bias, Chizinski’s newest work considers the role of electronic frequencies as an invisible natural resource: an… Continue reading Piotr Chizinski “Forecast” at PRP, Dallas