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  • WOLFE CONTEMPORARY - ROMER YOUNG - Z SPACE

    POPULAR WORKSHOP - GAMMA PHOTO - VELCROW STUDIOS

    04.15.11

    (with assistance from RWM)



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    Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art: Jeremy Mora - In Memoriam.

    Review by RWM: Odd juxtaposition of materials turning pop art items into sculptures that suggest narratives. The main ingredient of a good number of pieces looks like it might be styrofoam or rock or concrete. Viewers will likely get lost in the details presented upon and around it.

    Comment by AB: Bewildering agglomerates by Jeremy Mora defy explanation, or perhaps invite your mind to run wild (or maybe amok).

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    Art by Jeremy Mora At Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art.

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    Jeremy Mora sculptural art.

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    Art by Jeremy Mora.

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    Jeremy Mora art at Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art.

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    Sculpture by Jeremy Mora.

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    Art by Jeremy Mora.

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    Romer Young Gallery: Christoph Ro▀ner - The Hat, That Never Existed.

    Comment by AB: Expressive dream-state apparitions by German artist Christoph Ro▀ner vacillate between representation and abstraction. Context is minimal, so it's pretty much up to the viewer when it comes to extrapolating possible outcomes.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner at Romer Young Gallery.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner in above image closer.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner.

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    Christoph Ro▀ner & art in above image closer.

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    Art by Christoph Ro▀ner closer at Romer Young Gallery.

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    Z Space Gallery at Project Artaud: Artwork by Victor Cartagena.

    Comment by AB: Victor Cartagena's show consists of two bodies of work. The large mural installation (in progress), a play on words, equates bureaucrats with burros, and when complete, will incorporate kinetic elements. He tells me that once completed, it will travel to Cuba. The individual works on paper are from a series entitled Anatomy of la Mentira, which has to do with lying and why we must lie.

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    Art & installation by Victor Cartagena at Z Space Gallery.

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    Kinetic installation (in progress) by Victor Cartagena closer.

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    Art by Victor Cartagena in top image closer.

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    Victor Cartagena art/commentary about burros & bureaucrats.

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    Editorial art by Victor Cartagena.

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    Victor Cartagena art at Z Space Gallery.

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    The Popular Workshop: Hunter Longe - Degausser.

    Comment by AB: The Popular Workshop has taken over the space formerly occupied by Gallery 1988 on Sutter Street. Tonight's inaugural opening exhibition features a commendably impressive multimedia installation by Hunter Longe titled Degausser. "Degaussing" is defined as the magnetic erasing of data. In addition to being created and destroyed by processes involving magnetic fields, data can also be manipulated, distorted, and otherwise altered or obscured. When you add it all up, Longe gets us thinking about the oceans of information we're constantly bombarded with and about exactly how much of it is really as true or as accurate as it's positioned as being. Nicely done and worth a visit. I'd keep an eye on this dude...

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    Art & installation by Hunter Longe at The Popular Workshop.

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    Oversized pencil drawing of magnetized metal filings by Hunter Longe.

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    Hunter Longe and his art at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art & installation by Hunter Longe.

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    DIY (degausse-it-yourself) art by Hunter Longe.

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    Hunter Longe art show poster at The Popular Workshop.

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    Hunter Longe video of himself, projected over a pencil drawing.

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    Hunter Longe art & installation.

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    Hunter Longe art & installation - front half of gallery.

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    Hunter Longe art & installation - back half of gallery.

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    Gamma Photo Lab: The Landscape Below...the Landscape Above - Jurij Strutynsky.

    Review by RWM: Get lost in the wide horizons or beneath the earth. Underground can be as wild as the skies, though not as splendiferous as the wonders above. You can see here the scenery of some of our national parks captured in their grand wonder, the black and white images offering a sense and longing for history. Tough times below the ground though.

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    Photographs by Jurij Strutynsky at Gamma Photo Lab.

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    Mining photograph by Jurij Strutynsky.

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    Photographer Jurij Strutynsky at Gamma Photo Lab.

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    Jurij Strutynsky photography.

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    Mining photograph by Jurij Strutynsky.

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    Addendum:

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    Ethereal fabric sculptures by Soo-Hwa Yuan at Velcrow Studios.

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    Floating mixed media sculptures by Soo-Hwa Yuan at Velcrow Studios.

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    Soo-Hwa Yuan suspended sculptures at Velcrow Studios.

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    Last one from Soo-Hwa Yuan sculptures at Velcrow Studios.

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