A series of exhibitions and a pop up Bookshop/Siopa Leabhar.
Fresh Detectives Opening Aug. 29-31, 6 - 10 pm
Juan Madrid Maggie Shannon David La Spina Lindsay Metivier Colin Todd Max Randall Branigan Angela Cherry Russel Barsanti John O’Toole
Curated by Max Branigan, James Gentile and John M. O’Toole.
We will also be holding another projection of: THESAURUS A group projection show with work sourced from a call for submissions. Artists: TJ Elias Lauren Wansker, Alex Nelson, Michelle Wallace, Mitchell Borden, Christina Villamor, Tammy Mercure, Mitch Patrick, Alex Broadwell, Lana Z. Caplan, Anna Clem, Jason Rusnock, Colin Todd, Carolina Marquez, Varvara Mikuskina, Nat Ward, Katherine Walton, Theo Slavin, Aaron Hegret, Kaitlin Egan, Gifriends(Alex Thebez & Marisa Gertz), Hope Hilton, Marcy Ayres, Dina Lun, Peter Gibson, Amanda Jas, Jessica Pettway, Jamie Hladky, Thomas Bouquin, Noe Montes, Kyle Seis, Michael Lewis, Amanda Retotar, Jordan Swartz, Paolo Morales, Marc Gilman, Nathan Pearce, Carlos Lowenstein, Al Palmer, Evan Deuitch, Karin Lindholm, Benjamin Davis, Jake Silby, Lexi Brown and Sam Cannon.
We will be showcasing
Oranbeg NET 08: Contemporary Youth Curated by Dean Davies of TRIP MAG on the projection screen as well! Selected Artists will be announced shortly.
Featuring books, zines, interleaves published by Oranbeg Press, including the online exhibitions “NET”.
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features documentary filmmaker Dyanna Taylor and art historian and author Judith Zilczer.
Taylor is the director of the forthcoming PBS "American Masters" documentary on the life and work of Dorothea Lange. Titled "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning," the film looks at Lange’s life from her upbringing outside New York City, to her emergence as a major American photographer. Lange is best-known for her work chronicling the Dust Bowl era, but her oeuvre includes much more, including pictures of Depression-era labor strife, the internment of Japanese-Americans and early environmentalist documentary photography. Such was Lange’s stature that just after she died in 1966 the Museum of Modern Art devoted just its sixth retrospective of a photographer’s career to her work.
"Grab a Hunk of Lightning" premieres on PBS stations this Friday, August 29. Check your local listings to see if your PBS station is airing it at that time.
Taylor has won five Emmy awards for her work as a cinematographer and director of photography, and as also won a Peabody Award for the “American Masters” episode “Winter Dreams: F. Scott Fitzgerald.” She’s currently at work on a documentary about James Turrell and Roden Crater. Taylor also happens to be Lange and husband Paul Taylor’s granddaughter.
Throughout the Depression Lange was interested in billboards — one of America’s first mass media — and in the ways the messages on the billboards contrasted with the conditions she found on her travels. Lange almost certainly found this racist Ford ad, which she captioned Billboard signSouthern California, near Los Angeles (1936), to be a particularly jarring double-whammy. Keep an eye on MANPodcast.com today for more of Lange’s pictures of billboards.