Combining the concept of an artist residency with that of a volunteer corps, Grin City Collective creates a dialogue-rich, socially-driven creative community for everyone, regardless of age, degree, or experience.
Sage Dawson speaks with curator Lea Anderson about how contemporary artists explore a distinct language of surface, emerging with personal, political, and philosophical surface expressions in her recent exhibition at 516 Arts.
516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit arts venue in the center of Downtown Albuquerque. The 5,500 square foot, two-story gallery is a unique, hybrid somewhere between a gallery and museum.
Memory Old and New continues Brett Williams's abiding interest in the absurdities of contemporary modes of communication in the form of a mini audiovisual monument at Bruno David Gallery.
Has economics become the dominant mode of artistic action of our time? From Sotheby's and e-flux, to W.A.G.E. and Free Cooper Union, the market, protest movements, and the model of the artist-as-entrepreneur threatens to overwhelm art’s social and aesthetic aims.
Artists feel stuck: under-recognized for all the activities they are actually doing and over-commodified as the great force behind “hipsterism." Resistance seems futile.
In “A Willing Transfer of Belief” at Johansson Projects, Michelle Blade and Hillary Wiedemann present works that investigate the intangibility of being and light.