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SkyMall Kitties

May 17, 2017 | Koven Smith

During the run of Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser, we are sharing short essays from the exhibition catalogue, featuring great contributions from a dream team of writers that includes everyone from an animal behaviorist to a psychoanalyst. This week, it’s Josh Siegel, the MoMA film curator and possible fellow member of the secret Cat Appreciation Society, on SkyMall…

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The Genealogy of the Supermarket

May 17, 2017 | Koven Smith

An exciting new exhibition just opened at the Blanton! Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores approximately ten major bodies of work by celebrated Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, sound art, and a live performance. Every week, we’ll be sharing essays from the exhibition catalogue, including contributions from everyone from an animal behaviorist to…

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Accent Elimination

April 25, 2017 | Koven Smith

The Blanton’s exhibition Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores approximately ten major bodies of work by celebrated Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, sound art, and a live performance. During the run of the show, we’ll be sharing essays from the exhibition catalogue, including contributions from everyone from an animal behaviorist to a psychoanalyst. In…

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Time

March 2, 2017 | Blanton Museum of Art

How does a still image represent the flow of time? How do you tell a story with a single image? How do you bring to life a biblical, historical, or mythological event from a time distant from the viewer’s? Faced with these dilemmas, artists have explored various ways to address the issue of temporality in their work, experimenting with symbols, compositions, and other visual devices.