Review ~ Doug Aitken

Doug Aitken Electric Earth Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas [link] EUTOPIA: Contemporary Art Review Gloriously composed, the polished production of Aitken‚Äôs work is problematic. The mundane becomes transcendent, a sublimation of the common provoking a desire to romanticize the surreal playgrounds of parking lots, diners, deserts and seedy hotels. These overlooked,… Continue reading Review ~ Doug Aitken

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… Continue reading Review ~ Doris Salcedo