Tag Archive: patricia piccinini

Your first encounter with one of Patricia Piccinini’s sculptures is likely to be unnerving.

There’s the initial start at not being alone in a room when you thought you were, followed by confusion as to what exactly it is you’re seeing. Next you’re awestruck. Really, what is… Continue reading

frankenstein’s birthday party…

is a group show i’ve curated…   an homage to the novel and meditation on its continuing relevance. here’s my curatorial statement: 2018 is the bicentennial of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein; or, The Modern… Continue reading

i’ve curated a show for the 20th anniversary of the gallery…

i’ll post images and texts of individual works, but first, my curatorial statement. What I’ve Learned So Far I believe that art must surprise and charm, be so beautiful, so mesmerizing, so technically… Continue reading

patricia piccinini’s 1st solo show on the west coast

patricia piccinini’s work is often not easy to look at, but it affects us profoundly.   it is grotesque, shocking and disturbing at the same time that it’s poetic, tender, compassionate and beautiful.  … Continue reading

“holding it together”

is a show i’ve curated about assemblage and collage.  in art vernacular, an assemblage (pronounced a-ˌsäm-ˈbläj) or collage is made by putting together preexisting things that weren’t intended to go together and usually… Continue reading

patricia piccinini’s “atlas”

certainly the most photographed object in our booth (and perhaps art fair-saturated miami last week), atlas, elicited a lot of nervous laughter, crude comments and averted eyes.  it also provoked the most questions,… Continue reading