Large scale dioramas by Roxy Paine. Reception 9/20 5-8 PM.
Photographs by John Michael Rusnak. Reception Fri 9/20, 5-8 PM.
Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho imagine a techno-dystopic future in this spooky multidimensional installation. One of our visual arts recommendations for fall.
Presentation of works by Randi Drozd. Reception Sun 11/24, 5-9 PM.
Group show featuring artwork on skateboard decks. Reception Sat 11/16, 6-10 PM.
Paintings by Gabriel Mejia. Reception Sat 11/16, 5-8 PM.
Oil and watercolor paintings by David Sharpe. Reception Fri 11/1, 6-8 PM.
Sculptures and drawings by Josh Garber. Reception Fri 11/1, 5-8 PM.
Sculpture by WM FitzPatrick and photographs by Barry Phipps. Reception Sat 11/16, 7-10 PM.
Sculpture and tile works by Richard Notkin. Reception Fri 11/1, 5-8 PM.
More than 60 artists present print works available for purchase on cards, books, T-shirts, and posters.
Group show featuring sculptures made from natural material, including clay, wood, and stone. Reception Fri 11/15, 6-9 PM.
Group show featuring mixed-media work about the political and economical implications of land. Reception Fri 11/15, 6-9 PM.
In its early days, photography was often confined to the studio, where subjects posed stock-still for as long as it took an image to be fixed on a glass plate. When film cameras became portable and, later, handheld, the medium easily moved outdoors, keeping pace with dramatic urban growth. But documenting that change wasn't always the focus; some shooters used the form for contemplation as they wandered on foot, their work the visible transmission of their musings. The photographer became the flaneur, that traditional walker alert to all the city's paradoxes.
"Of Walking," curated by associate director Karen Irvine, explores the connections between pedestrians and profundity. Several large works by the Japanese artist Sohei Nishino dominate the main-floor gallery. Part of an ongoing project, they're collages of hundreds of black-and-white 35mm location shots that Nishino took in his rambles through a chosen city. In each, a central artery—the Thames in Diorama Map London (2010), a railway line in Diorama Map Tokyo (2004)—leads the viewer on a circuitous route across urban sprawl, following Nishino's footsteps and sensory memory. Continue reading >>