Posts Tagged ‘issue 06’

ISSUE 06 NOW LIVE

Under the Cover THE SEEN Issue 06 in print is now live online. Featuring Brendan Fernandes on the cover to align with his recent exhibition, The Master and Form, at the Graham Foundation, the full-color, oversize journal will be produced as a limited-edition 10,000 count run available for distribution at multiple public locations throughout the city of Chicago, as well as select national and[…]

AN EVENING, CHAPTER 32

R.H. QUAYTMAN // SECESSION by Ezara Spangl >click here to download pdf In R. H. Quaytman’s exhibition at the Secession, the artist—whose 2011 publication Spine requested that no pronouns be used in reference to the artist—has once again staged what Quaytman calls a ‘chapter.’ The chapter functions to explore, explain, and elevate the artist’s self-reflective lyrical[…]

HANK WILLIS THOMAS

UNBRANDED: REFLECTIONS IN BLACK AND A CENTURY OF WHITE WOMEN Selected by Stephanie Cristello Foreword by Janet Dees and Tamar Kharatishvili >click here to download PDF For over fifteen years, conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas has consistently explored the representation of stereotypes within mass media and American consumer culture, particularly as it relates to African-[…]

DANIEL G. BAIRD

OVERVIEW EFFECT By Ryan Filchak >click here to download PDF In the Spring of 2016, Chicago-based artist Daniel G. Baird presented his first solo show with PATRON Gallery. The exhibition, entitled When, featured several ongoing series, showcasing Baird’s use of archaeological sites and remains to source the concepts and material for his sculptural practice, including[…]

WHATEVER BODY

COMMODITY LIMITED // ON THE SURFACE OF AN IMAGE By Vanessa Gravenor >click here to download PDF A coughing man on repeat stares forward. His beady eyes have a hollowed-out effect and inform us, the viewers, of his irritation with our presence. The footage of this man, who is called The Assistant, hacks into a[…]

TO SPEAK WHAT HAS NO WORDS

PROSPECT.4 // NEW ORLEANS by Ruslana Lichtzier >click here to download PDF In New Orleans, I found myself wandering in a sultry haze, in an obnoxiously cute city. A condition that is not good for the senses. You cannot keep it cool when you are melting. And yet, when I arrived for the preview events[…]

FORMS OF TENSION

EWA AXELRAD // PROFILE OF THE ARTIST By Alfredo Cramerotti >click here to download PDF Ewa Axelrad’s works are connected to specific spaces, functioning as place responsive interventions. Treating the space actively, and emphasizing its context, her work refers to personal stories and collective memory. Devoid of an original context, the artworks are at once[…]

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By Stephanie Cristello >click here to download PDF You walk into an empty gallery—white walls, fluorescent lights—to encounter a series of electronic diffusers, each containing a molecule formulation designed to trigger certain olfactory receptors. You hover over their dispersions. The scents are familiar, but implacable. They transform as you try to name them, fugitive and[…]

ISSUE 06 // ANNOUNCING PREVIEW TITLES

                              Under the Cover THE SEEN announces the Spring / Summer preview titles launching Issue 06 in print this April 2018, featuring Brendan Fernandes on the cover to align with his recent exhibition, The Master and Form, at the Graham Foundation. The full-color, oversize journal will be produced as a limited-edition 9,000[…]