• Issue 11 Foreword

    All was quiet as the Los Angeles skies threatened rain in Chinatown.  Standing beneath a sea of red paper lanterns strewn across fishing wire, fastened on either end to Dim Sum restaurants and gift shops, the lanterns began to bob like buoys lost at sea.  All was not quiet, however, inside Charlie James Gallery, where […]

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  • Tchmo: Mash Up

    Digital artist Tchmo calls the Internet his home.  A virtual destination the reveals the cyclical nature of his work as it is the primary site of his source material and the vehicle that connects him to an international marketplace. Installation Magazine: In our email correspondence you mentioned that you don’t often discuss your work.  Why is […]

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  • William Powhida: How We, the Art Community, Value Art

    Bill by Bill signals a radical point of departure for William Powhida.  The exhibition marks the first time that the artist has fabricated works to accompany his trompe l’oeil text based paintings.  Exploring a range of art movements and styles from Post-Minimalism to taxidermy, Powhida presents a dialogue based on the reciprocity between critique and […]

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  • Sammy Slabbinck: Photographic Memory

    Collage artist Sammy Slabbinck is like a director, placing found imagery from Mid-Century advertisements in a contemporary context.  The result is a composition that meditates on the past and considers the absurdity of popular culture.   Installation Magazine: How has your background impacted your current art practice? Sammy Slabbinck: I never went to art school.  I did […]

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  • Anatol Knotek: Play With Your Words

    For Austrian artist and poet Anatol Knotek words possess dimension, weight, and depth.  Inspired by Concrete and Visual poets who regard the typographical arrangement and shape of a poem to be as critical to its message as the meaning of the words themselves, Knotek makes language a malleable material in his practice. Installation Magazine: When did […]

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  • William Powhida: Tropes in the Art Market

    William Powhida describes the narrative and use of stylistic tropes behind a selection of panels in his current solo exhibition Bill by Bill at Charlie James Gallery.     The panels in Bill by Bill serve a few purposes in the show from authenticating the objects which are all unsigned products of commercial and collaborative fabrication, to […]

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