Thomas Ruff ‘Sterne’ – Grand Design, Unknowing Darkness

It suggests that the first “thing” or structure to deploy God’s image as creator is that of an “unknowing”, a design for which, he had to create its anti-thesis.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, May 2015 Sterne is something of a conjecture in the cartography of the heavens. It is perhaps an anti-empirical look into […]

A Near Miss with Zombie Formalism in the Work of Hannah Whitaker

Hannah Whitaker’s “Peer to Peer” with Morel books could easily be subsumed into the category of “zombie formalism” with its easy abstraction and playful dialogue of purist abstraction and aesthetic formal nuances.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, March 2015 Hannah Whitaker’s “Peer to Peer” with Morel books could easily be subsumed into the category of […]

An Inversion Taking Place in Asger Carlsen’s ‘Wrong’ (2010)

 Yes, we don’t so much like these “gross” ones, the odd color ones and the misshapen ones. By Doug Rickard There is an inversion taking place here in that which is Wrong. Yes, an inversion taking place as elements and features, constructed from “normal ones”, are twisted into creatures. Replace and deface, erase and retrace, […]