Sunday, February 20, 2011

Malleable:

179(twnR), detail, Ken Weathersby, 2010
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Postconceptualism: the Malleable Object 
Opens March 10, 2011 at University of Maryland's Stamp Gallery

Artist panel-- March 17, 2011, 6pm.

Essay by Mark Cameron Boyd (excerpt):
"Postconceptualism: the Malleable Object explores the work of nine artists who individually extend and expand upon the theories and ideas of Conceptual Art in unique ways...

...Recent work by Ken Weathersby resurrects painting through a negotiation between the intellectual and physical properties of the support. Weathersby subverts the 'language of painting' through a three-dimensional manipulation that disrupts our perception by creating a 'no-space space.'..."


(full text here)

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