• Rainer Hosch: Apocalypse Now

    The outstretched branches of the Joshua tree quiver with fiery spiky leaves and recede into the horizon. The single trunk that supports the once-thriving plant species still stands despite enduring intense heat and the unforgiving wrath of flames.  Rainer Hosch’s documentation of the scorched earth in the aftermath of the Dome fire, just one of […]

    A. Moret No responses December 27, 2020
  • George Byrne: Post Truth

    The photographs of George Byrne revel in a stillness that is part mystical, part abstract, and entirely surreal echoing the dichotomous nature of the city of Los Angeles that the artist has adopted as home. Curated by Margot Ross, Post Truth is both a solo exhibition and book release exploring five years of work that […]

    A. Moret No responses December 24, 2020
  • Rainer Hosch’s “Topanga Beach”

    Rainer Hosch captures faces and places with an unflinching authenticity. Installation Magazine has had the distinct privilege of working alongside Hosch since our founding and his vision helped us further define the aesthetic of the Vanguard editorial department.  While Hosch has an extensive series of portraits or as he would call them “mug shots” of […]

    A. Moret No responses January 11, 2019
  • Curator Wendy Vogel at VOLTA NY

      Wendy Vogel organizes YOUR BODY IS A BATTLEGROUND, the second iteration of VOLTA NY’s critically acclaimed Curated Section, across a 2,600-square-foot space at the heart of the fair. This thematic exhibition brings together eight artists who foreground the precariousness of the body and identity in a time of political turmoil. The show’s title is inspired […]

    Installation Magazine No responses February 28, 2017
  • Brittany Nelson at VOLTA NY

    “An investigation and a general misuse of photographic chemistry and 19th Century photographic techniques”… Brittany Nelson’s bio provides a clue to her process. The young Richmond-based artist’s medium of choice is the tintype, a unique direct-positive exposure revived by hipsters for portrait photography, though Nelson fexes this collodian process with panache and confdence into the […]

    Installation Magazine No responses February 18, 2016
  • Justine Frischmann at VOLTA NY

    Based now in the Bay Area, Justine Frischmann (yes, former lead vocalist of seminal Britpop outft Elastica!) imbues her abstract works with a beguiling and immersive ambience, from the balance of surface media to the foating back-framed aluminum panels bearing these compositions. Presented at VOLTA NY by George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco.      

    Installation Magazine No responses February 18, 2016