• Kevin Zucker: Digital Reliquary

    Imagine if your Google searches existed as physical objects.  Suddenly these searches wouldn’t just occupy a virtual queue but would become enlivened with a material presence.  New York based artist and RISD professor Kevin Zucker considers how image and meaning change in their metamorphosis from the digital to the concrete. Installation Magazine: How do you […]

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  • Eric Franklin: The Body Electric

    As an artistic medium, glass is an anomaly— at once sturdy and then vulnerable to the elements.  Eric Franklin‘s handmade borosilicate glass and ionized neon sculptures enliven and illuminate the anatomical model.  While sculptures in the Skull and Embodiment series are loaded with a post-mortem theme, they are in fact celebrations of life.     To […]

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  • Hollis Brown Thornton: R.I.P. VHS

    Hollis Brown Thornton describes his fascination with dated technology and memory from his upcoming solo show at Linda Warren Projects in Chicago, on view April 12- May 31.     Installation Magazine:  How did you become an artist? Hollis Brown Thornton: It began as a childhood hobby.  In high school, I had a great teacher who […]

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  • Reinventing the Magazine

    With Newsweek leaving the institution of print, we’ve marked a new era in communication.  So all of a sudden, my inherited collection of every printed Newsweek issue since the 50’s goes from its original value, up once cent… maybe.  As much as we hold onto the idea of traditional print, or as sexy we might […]

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  • Art Apps Worth Collecting

    So you love art and you have access to over 775,000 apps in the App Store.  Where to start? Every so often, Installation will help you traverse the rocky digital terrain by highlighting our favorite Apps: from breaking news in art and culture to Apps that are just plain gorgeous.  This week, we started thinking […]

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  • Mark Schoening: Perspectival Shift

    Mark Schoening’s works are explosive.  The compositions appear as though they were created in one, single effortless gesture.  Two-dimensional space is transformed into a three-dimensional optical playground.  Shards of confetti, submersed in bleeding black inks glow from beneath a hard-candy resin veneer.  Schoening’s works exude a palpable energy and demonstrate a playful manipulation of surface […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments March 21, 2013