Kathleen Vance at VOLTA NY 17
Kathleen Vance unveils her site-specific project Traveling Landscape: Precious Cargo, presented by ROCKELMANN &. By modifying reclaimed vintage luggage with artificial and real flora (moss, dirt, water) in miniature dioramas within, the Brooklyn-based artist considers a multitude of salient topics, from pristine green spaces to land proprietorship and water rights (Berlin, booth D5).
Kevin Bourgeois at VOLTA12
Kevin Bourgeois (presented by Causey Contemporary, New York) assembles At Play in the Fields of the Lord, a site-specific and interaction installation that furthers his investigation and critique of unseen policing and social fragmentation within “The Cloud” of anonymous, ephemeral contemporary culture.
Greg Haberny at VOLTA11
Greg Haberny represented by Ethan Cohen New York envelopes visitors within a Pop-skewering and — in the artist’s own words — “completely loose and out of control” — installation at VOLTA11. His filmmaking background and grasp of cultural iconography inspires his dynamic treatises on “our contemporary wasteland.” Haberny was subject of the solo exhibition Hyper! at […]
Phillip K. Smith III at VOLTA11
Spatial perception and the emotive power of light are harnessed within the ephemeral installations and geometric sculptures of Phillip K. Smith III. The LA-based artist represented by royale projects: contemporary art has an enviable retinue of installations already, from his ethereal Lucid Stead in Joshua Tree to Reflection Field, commissioned for the 2014 Coachella Music & Arts Festival. He brings both […]
The Airplane Installations: Indoor, outdoor site-specific work by Leeza Meksin
Basements are good places to play, licitly or not. A person can tinker or experiment out of sight of people going about their day-lit lives. Leeza Meksin has landed a body of new artworks into Airplane, a basement gallery in Bushwick, New York, that takes full advantage of its cellar opportunities. She pinches, perforates and […]
André “3000” Benjamin + SCAD at Art Basel Miami
“Sophistafunk, aristocrats Distinguished stars, clean up your acts Pull up your pants, ladies and gents Please, act like you got some sense” -Outkast, Behold A Lady (2003) Rare is the moment when a musician (specifically within the realms of Pop, Rap, R&B, and Rock) effectively crosses over into the wilds of Contemporary art without either […]