Category Archives: GLS

by Garth Swanson

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The New Art and the Anthological

I worked for a time at a used book seller— not at a bookshop, mind you, but one of those vendors you see listed on Amazon or Abebooks. We’d buy books in bulk, generally from overstocked thrift stores, sort through

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The New Art and the Anthological

I worked for a time at a used book seller— not at a bookshop, mind you, but one of those vendors you see listed on Amazon or Abebooks. We’d buy books in bulk, generally from overstocked thrift stores, sort through

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“We Are Pleased To Announce”

These works will present a negotiation of practices. Critical frameworks abound: a dedication to manipulation and subversion is evident. The artist offers his thoughts: “I like the idea that the viewer might be frozen.” Throughout the exhibition, the various textures

/ GLS, RMW

“We Are Pleased To Announce”

These works will present a negotiation of practices. Critical frameworks abound: a dedication to manipulation and subversion is evident. The artist offers his thoughts: “I like the idea that the viewer might be frozen.” Throughout the exhibition, the various textures

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Permanent Collection: Thomas Nozkowski, Untitled, 1979

It’s a small work, the horizontal format measuring something like sixteen by twenty inches. A single large abstract form, offset to the left, dominates the composition. This form resembles a lean-to shanty, associations strengthened by the context: to the left,

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Permanent Collection: Thomas Nozkowski, Untitled, 1979

It’s a small work, the horizontal format measuring something like sixteen by twenty inches. A single large abstract form, offset to the left, dominates the composition. This form resembles a lean-to shanty, associations strengthened by the context: to the left,

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Plasticke, Neo-Plastic, Plastic

The OED’s first listing for “plastic,” sense A. 1a, reads: “the art of modelling or sculpting figures, esp. in clay or wax.” Richard Haydocke furnishes the first and second instances of the word’s usage in his 1598 translation of G.P.

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Plasticke, Neo-Plastic, Plastic

The OED’s first listing for “plastic,” sense A. 1a, reads: “the art of modelling or sculpting figures, esp. in clay or wax.” Richard Haydocke furnishes the first and second instances of the word’s usage in his 1598 translation of G.P.

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The Book of Lagoons

For us it was a moment we didn’t know it had begun until we were already in the middle These lines open The Book Of Lagoons1, a work by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison in “State of Mind: New

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The Book of Lagoons

For us it was a moment we didn’t know it had begun until we were already in the middle These lines open The Book Of Lagoons1, a work by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison in “State of Mind: New

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Curve, Peak, Pit, and Channel

Some dozen of the extant Pieter Bruegel the Elder paintings, a clear plurality, belong to the Vienna Kunsthistorisches1. As an earlier post related, MPW’s visit to the institution coincided with an Ed Ruscha-curated exhibition, for which Ruscha had cherry-picked two

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Curve, Peak, Pit, and Channel

Some dozen of the extant Pieter Bruegel the Elder paintings, a clear plurality, belong to the Vienna Kunsthistorisches1. As an earlier post related, MPW’s visit to the institution coincided with an Ed Ruscha-curated exhibition, for which Ruscha had cherry-picked two

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Seriously Funny, Part Two: The Method In The Madness Is Sometimes Funny

But I get ahead of myself. If I’m discussing methodicalness, I really ought to take it one step at a time. I probably should have ended Part One, “I am intrigued, though, to begin to imagine a comedy that is

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Seriously Funny, Part Two: The Method In The Madness Is Sometimes Funny

But I get ahead of myself. If I’m discussing methodicalness, I really ought to take it one step at a time. I probably should have ended Part One, “I am intrigued, though, to begin to imagine a comedy that is