Videos by Glen Fogel. Reception Fri 10/25, 6-8 PM.
The history at Gallery 400 is of a more recent vintage: the show "It's the Political Economy, Stupid," the first in a series called "Standard of Living," focuses on the 2008 financial crisis. "All of the artists either responded to or made art coinciding with the collapse of 2008," says Lorelei Stewart, the gallery director. "They show the political, economic, psychological, and emotional ramifications of the collapse and also the threads that created it." The 16 pieces in "It's the Political Economy, Stupid" are mostly video, and mostly created by American and European artists. The two curators, Gregory Sholette, an American, and Oliver Ressler, an Austrian, originally created the exhibit for the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York. Continue reading. >>