Posts Tagged ‘Brian Prugh’

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SARAH HOBBS // PSYCHOLOGICAL TRACES

by Brian Prugh The photographs included in Sarah Hobbs’ Psychological Traces, currently on view at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, depict interior spaces that tell a psychological story. The conceit of these photographs is to give insight into the psychology of a room’s decorator (and implied occupier), who, though absent, has left some significant[…]

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COMPLICATED BEAUTY // CONTEMPORARY CUBAN ART

by Brian Prugh Yoan Capote is quoted in the wall text by his painting as saying, “The sea, for me and for a lot of Cubans, was like a wall, more an image of isolation than a beautiful place. I grew up with a frustration about the limitation and an obsession about crossing the sea.”[…]

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MOHAU MODISAKENG // LAUMEIER SCULPTURE PARK

by Brian Prugh Mohau Modisakeng, recently selected for the South African Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale along with Candice Breitz, has a video and six large scale photographs in his first solo exhibition in the United States at Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis. While all self-portraits, the works are multilayered, with different aspects[…]

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RAUMLABORBERLIN // PULITZER ARTS FOUNDATION

by Brian Prugh Situating raumlaborberlin’s 4562 Enright Avenue is best begun literally: the Pulitzer Arts Foundation is two blocks south of Delmar Avenue and the house at 4562 Enright lies two blocks north of it. Delmar itself has come to be seen as a line dividing the city by race and socioeconomic status. An attempt[…]