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DATE 4/5/2015

Richard Kraft: Here Comes Kitty

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Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

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Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

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Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

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Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982

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DATE 3/2/2015

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Richard Kraft: Here Comes Kitty

DATE 4/5/2015

Richard Kraft: Here Comes Kitty

New from Siglio! Richard Kraft: Here Comes Kitty released this week to great advance press, including Megan N. Liberty's long review in Hyperallergic. "Richard Kraft’s Here Comes Kitty: A Comic Opera explodes off the page. Kraft, a multidisciplinary artist, pastes images of Hindu gods next to exercise diagrams and drawings of monkeys and elephants into bars and restaurants — all superimposed on a pre-existing 1960s Cold War–era comic. Equally bizarre and juxtaposed fragments of text, composed by Danielle Dutton, accompany the images. The effect is seductive. To use the words of Dutton, 'It’s something about being read to as a child, where you are starting to fall asleep, and the same book has been read to you over and over, and these familiar images keep coming up, and there is a tug of the narrative, but you’re falling asleep at the same time.' Kraft’s collages and Dutton’s textual 'interpolations' tug at the edges of the reader’s imagination and memory." Also fascinating is poet Ann Lauterbach's long interview with the artist.

Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

DATE 4/4/2015

Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

"For a brief but intensely fertile period during the early 1970s, Robert Overby produced an evocative, sensual, and contradictory series of sculptures that conflated architectural elements with references to the human body," Robin Clark writes in Mousse Publishing's outstanding new monograph, Robert Overby: Works 1969-1987. "The resulting 'body of work' constitutes a thematic exploration of both the body and work—the process and labor required to make objects that refer eloquently to the passage of time, complete with insistent desire, rueful humor, and an inevitable sense of loss." Rubber Sock, 18 February 1971, is a "cast-rubber object pigmented the peculiar pink that was once known as 'flesh' in the color spectrum of Crayola crayons. The impression of a small article of clothing discarded by Overby’s young stepdaughter, Rubber Sock inspired four major casting projects concerning latex and architecture, each with its own unique character and narrative."

Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

DATE 4/3/2015

Robert Overby: Works 1969–1987

"Space No. 9 (Study for RTO)" (1969) is reproduced from Robert Overby: Works 1969-1987, Mousse Publishing's excellent new survey of the increasingly prominent artist who died, in 1993, both supremely disappointed with and inveterately resistant to the meager attentions paid by the art world in his lifetime. Essayist Terry R. Myers writes, "I'm convinced that his work will never fit quite right into history, and I think this is how it should be. In some ways he's now getting what he wanted all along: work that quickly became and will remain a perpetual irritation, an itch that won't be scratched away, even if and when the latex rubber, in what have become his most celebrated works, turns—paraphrasing a postcard he prepared but never sent in response to John Weber's cancellation—from dust to mud."

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The Art of Smallfilms

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