What happens to our bodies when the camera touches us and looks at us? Who is watching and who is returning that look? How is a body torn apart audio visually? Does the staging of the real devour the real? What is a woman? Where does the idea end and the stereotype begin?
By establishing a direct contrast between images of violence and media, Granados and Bemak propose a feminist intervention that dislocates the neoliberal rhetoric of the found imagery, repositioning the viewer and its relationship with the female body. Almudena Escobar López, Brooklyn Rail, July–August 2017
Alejandro Cesarco’s work is influenced by literature and literary theory, and by the fragile relationships that exist between imagery, language, and meaning. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Collection Online
The artist will sign books from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
Cafe Modern will not be open. A cash bar will be available in the Grand Lobby.
We may no longer be able to lay claim to a new avant-garde or to sweeping historic art movements in this pluralistic environment, but we can adapt and advance our understanding of what art is and how it functions in relation to how we perceive and experience it. Ian Pedigo, Modal Environs Manifesto, Modal Environs – Art as Expanding Microcosm
We practice on the fringes where it’s DIY or die. Lindsay Starr and Daedelus Hoffman
Although over the years the studio has developed a highly diverse portfolio of work, my personal interests have shifted strongly towards work in the public realm and cultural projects focused on opportunities for underserved communities. Wendy Evans Joseph, FAIA
The history of art has collapsed under the weight of the contemporary world. Artists and writers now must ask fundamental questions anew: “What defines art? What is the purpose of writing about it? And, facing our current tumultuous reality, why bother with art at all?” Jarrett Earnest