• Richard Barnes

    Richard Barnes’s work captures the hidden environment of once wild animals forever preserved in great museum halls.  While the public can travel to their native land to see primates run free, those living in our urban jungles can view hyper-realistic still life environments behind security glass barriers.  Barnes visits these restricted enclosures, recording photographic proof […]

    Richard Barnes 0 Comments November 21, 2013
  • Adam Silverman at Laguna Art Museum: Clay and Space

    I am not trained as a potter.  I have taken lots of classes over the years, but always for pleasure and never as a real ceramics student.  My training is in architecture, in the context of art and design school, so I do not have the expertise to know where “traditional techniques” and “experimental techniques” […]

    Adam Silverman 0 Comments October 25, 2013
  • Kenji Sugiyama: The Mind’s Eye

    In the Institute of Intimate Museums, Kenji Sugiyama restricts the viewer to a smaller visual field and invites a great attention to detail—the pattern of the floors, the surface of the walls, and curated artworks on the walls are contained within a housing that resembles an eye. Sugiyama’s practice is an experience of meta viewing […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments July 19, 2013
  • Chad Wys: Presence/Absence

    Multi-disciplinary artist Chad Wys interrogates the infrastructure of art history.  In appropriating the canon, Wys uses contemporary digital technology to intervene, and to siphon back through the history of art in order to extract kernels of information and misinformation.  His practice is one of both revelation and obfuscation but leaves the meaning to be made […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments May 11, 2013
  • The Shortcomings of the Institution

    Garet Field-Sells, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Installation Media and Magazine asks museum institutions to rethink their presence in the mobile marketplace.  When the museum has every opportunity to connect with their audience, why do they fall short? While the opportunity for exploration in the way communities share knowledge in a constantly evolving digital age […]

    Garet Field-Sells 0 Comments April 26, 2013