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PR #2 SUMMER 2009
Spread: A Survey of Artist-Run Spaces 1984-2009
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Artist-Run Spaces: A Brief History Since 1984
Generally, artists would rather make art than assume the administrative duties of operating a gallery. When compelled by external factors, like a perceived lack of exhibition opportunities or the immediate needs of a community, artists fill in the gaps between social groups, commercial galleries, and cultural institutions.
PR #1 SPRING 2009
Spread: Prescription for a Healthy Art Scene
Set of questions to ask ourselves & our art world in order to diagnose our scene’s “health”. (Download full spread as a PDF inside!)
Paul Chan Interview
Paul Chan’s digital videos and projects combine outsider art, surrealism, and popular culture in dystopian visions engendered by events of grave social injustice.
REVIEW: Paul Nudd and Nick Black at Antena – Feb/Mar 2009
REVIEW: Deborah Simon – Packer Schopf Gallery – Jan/Feb 2009