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THE PROPELLER GROUP // MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO
THE PROPELLER GROUP // MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO

by Patrick G. Putze The Propeller Group (TPG), currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, is an uncommon breed of exhibition, invoking critical thought and the infrequently felt elation that is rarely found in contemporary art. The collaborative of artists—working between Ho Chi Mihn City and Los Angeles—is made up of Matt[…]

JIM HODGES // WALKER ART CENTER
JIM HODGES // WALKER ART CENTER

by Patrick G. Putze Give More Than You Take Once in a blue moon, a retrospective of an artist you know very little about comes along and completely sweeps you off your feet. This is the case of The Walker Art Center’s current exhibition entitled Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take. The exhibition features[…]

ARCHIVE STATE // MoCP
ARCHIVE STATE // MoCP

by Patrick G. Putze Imaging Privacy Archive State at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) uses collected photographs to offer unique insight into some very specific global situations from the last fifty years. Yet, in doing so, the exhibition points to some very serious investigations into exploitation and one’s right to privacy. Taking the practice[…]

EXPO VIDEO // RECAP
EXPO VIDEO // RECAP

by Patrick G. Putze Often, the true meaning of presented media does not necessarily sink in right away. This was the case with the video installation at EXPO this past September, curated by Dean Otto, Program Manager for the Film & Video Department at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. The curated selection of moving[…]