║ Anne Arden McDonald ║

© Anne Arden McDonald Untitled Self Portrait #22, California, 1989 © Anne Arden McDonald Untitled Self Portrait #67, New York, 1995 “For Anne Arden McDonald, dreams and reality merge, rather than splitting apart. To escape the unbearable feeling of powerlessness to which her human limitations confine her, she exceeds them. She imagines herself free to…

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Richard Billingham

© Richard Billingham Untitled, from Ray’s a Laugh, 1995 ‘my father raymond is a chronic alcoholic. he doesn’t like going outside, my mother elizabeth hardly drinks, but she does smoke a lot. she likes pets and things that are decorative. they married in 1970 and I was born soon after. my younger brother jason was…

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Amy Globus: electric sheep

© Amy Globus Photo still from electric sheep, 2004 Amy Globus: electric sheep is a video installation which provides viewers with a unique audio-visual experience as they watch an octopus make its way through glass tubing. Under such close observation the octopus becomes oddly sensuous as it writhes and squeezes through the confined space. The…

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Jeff Wall talks about his work

© Jeff Wall A Sudden Gust of Wind, 1993 Jeff Wall discusses his work in conjunction with the retrospective that traces his photography from the late 1970s to the present. 2007 One of the many audio files from MOMA. You can hear it downloading directly from here The online exhibition he talks about can be…

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Malerie Marder

© Malerie Marder Untitled (fron the Inland Empire serires), 2004 © Malerie Marder Untitled (fron the Inland Empire serires), 2004 “When I was eighteen I was asked to take pictures of a woman named Laura and her lover. She had been having an affair for ten years with a very powerful man. They had learned…

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Wayne Martin Belger

© Wayne Martin Belger, Bloodworks 2 11”x14” toned gelatin silver print with the subject painted with Prickly Pear Black Tea © Wayne Martin Belger, Untouchable (HIV Camera) The tools I create and work with are pinhole cameras. With pinhole photography, the same air that touches my subject can pass through the pinhole and touch the…

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Mona Kuhn

© Mona Kuhn © Mona Kuhn   In a subject frequently used by artists, the nude has become a sort of “rite of passage” to those who observe human body in its most basic form. Mona Kuhn’s approach to this classic theme, while acknowledging her predecessors, creates work that is culturally anonymous with rare references…

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