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Hilary Tolan: The Depth of Shadow

The depth in Hilary Tolan’s new work is easy to miss: not because the work is quiet, and reserved, and unassuming, but because its subtle power confronts us in a way we might want to overlook. Tolan’s new modestly scaled … Continue reading

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Some Basic Thoughts on the Real Encounter

So what is a real encounter with art? In past posts I named the real encounter as a counterpoint to the conceptual regime in art – or the mode of consciousness that wants to see art largely as what we … Continue reading

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Andrew Mowbray: Another Utopia – at LaMontagne Gallery through December 21, 2013

We come upon a scene: simple, useful structures comprised of modular component parts, each part a four-inch bullnose-edged cube with nodes or receptacles adorning its 6 faces, allowing it to be joined to others in various and simple ways.  These … Continue reading

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