lives" or really bother to question whether art even "plays a role in the Universe." It’s obvious that I am the conflicted and amibivalent one. Why should I take it out on a gallery with such a fantastic name? And it is a very good gallery name – it’s like in Basquiat, when queeny Rene Ricard hears JMB’s name for the first time and fawningly gushes "ooh, that sounds famous already…"
contemporary art in all media located in the American southwest. We are
dedicated to being aesthetically and conceptually rigorous, and fully
aware of our responsibility to show the art of our time.
One of the primary goals of the gallery is to retain specific
territories for each artist we show. [huh?] What will define the artists as a
group is that each, independently, will be singly responsible to the
medium(s) of their choice and is mindfully questioning of the role that
art plays in the universe.
for the long term development of each artist’s career; to act as a
liaison to international museums, exhibition spaces and galleries; to
place the artist’s work in significant public and private collections;
to create a historical archive for each artist; and to act as an
accessible public space and study center in which the exhibitions
become exemplary gesture of the power inherent in art to transform
also by Titus OBrien
- What gets missed - March 2nd, 2009
- Gerald Peters Gallery is dead; long li…eh, good riddance. - February 14th, 2009
- Winter Road Trip part 3: Yes Man - January 29th, 2009
- MLK Day, pomes 'n such - January 19th, 2009
- Winter Road Trip, part 2 - January 18th, 2009