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From the DS Archives: Elliot Hundley

From the DS Archives reintroduces Los Angeles based artist Elliot Hundley this Sunday. Up now through July 1st at Regen Projects in Los Angeles is Elliot Hundley: Semele, an exhibition featuring large-scale wall bound collages, sculptures, and paintings inspired by Euripides’ Greek tragedy, The Bacchae. This article was originally written by Chantel Tattoli on October 1, 2009. Elliott Hundley‘s work mashes up the diligence of[…..]

Fan Mail: Jason Gringler

For this edition of Fan Mail, Jason Gringler has been selected from a group of worthy submissions. If you would like to be considered, please submit to a link to your website with ‘Fan Mail’ in the subject line. Two artists are featured each month—the next one could be you! Upon first glance, the large-scale works of Canadian-born, New York-based artist Jason Gringler may[…..]

From the DS Archives: Olafur Eliasson Multiple Shadow House

Join From the DS Archives this Sunday for a look at Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, known for the immersive environments he creates.  Your Emotional Future – the artist’s first solo exhibition in Eastern Europe – is open now through October 2nd at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev, Ukraine. This article was originally written by Erin Beaver on February 23, 2010. Olafur Eliasson’s Multiple Shadow House opened Thursday, February 11th at Tanya Bonakdar[…..]

Brightworks: An Educational Refuge

Today’s article is from our friends at Art Practical, where Dominic Willsdon considers Brightworks, a newly opened K-12 private school in San Francisco designed around an alternative educational model guided by tenets typically associated with artistic practices. Brightworks is a new, unaccredited K–12 private school co-created by Gever Tulley and Bryan Welch somewhat in the tradition of anarchist-leaning Free Schools. The opening ceremony, held at the[…..]

From the DS Archives: Julia Fullerton-Batten

This Sunday, From the DS Archives reminds us of London-based photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten. Fullerton-Batten is currently included in the group survey Heroines, a comprehensive exhibition focused on depictions of strong female protagonists in work from the Renaissance to present-day, at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid through June 5th. This article was originally written by Julie Henson on September 23, 2008. On September 13th, Julia Fullerton-Batten opened her[…..]

From the DS Archives: Louise Bourgeois: Mother and Child, at Gallery Paule Anglim

This Sunday, From the DS Archives remembers the beloved artist Louise Bourgeois who passed away a year ago this month. On view now through June 25th at Cheim & Read in New York is Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works, a selection of fabric “drawings” created from discarded clothes, sheets, towels and similar material from the artist’s personal collection. This article was originally written by Aimée[…..]

Allison Smith at MCA Denver

Fancy Work (Braided Rug), 2010-2011

The contemporary art world – accepting as it may be of the most oblique artistic practices – still responds tentatively to artists engaging with notions of craft. Yet, at a time when the handmade – a once integral part of everyday life – has become a luxury, craft can serve as a potent commentary on our history and national identity. In Piece Work, an exhibition[…..]