Posts tagged "Andrew Rafacz Gallery"

“Buckled and Stained”: Jeremy Bolen at Andrew Rafacz Gallery

11/19/2015
The following catalogue essay was written for Buckled and Stained, a solo exhibition by Jeremy Bolen at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, 2015. “Isn’t it strange that we can admire comets, black holes, and suns — entities that would destroy us if they came within a few miles of us — and we can’t get a handle on global warming? Isn’t global warming now in the uncanny valley? Doesn’t this have something to do with art?”+

Buckled and Stained: Jeremy Bolen at Andrew Rafacz Gallery

08/16/2015
The following essay was published in a catalogue for Jeremy Bolen's 2015 exhibition, Sensors for the Unsound. In Undark/Ottawa #1, one and a half electric clocks shine in the dark. The clock on the left is complete. It reads one thirty-five with a minute hand that has just hit the ten second mark. The second half-clock on the right appears ever so slightly in the past: while still one thirty-five, its minute hand is barely shy of the ten second marker. Both clocks bare the... +

Inland Delta: Robert Burnier at Andrew Rafacz Gallery

09/19/2014
The following catalogue essay was originally published for Robert Burnier's exhibition, Inland Delta, at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, in 2014. “Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows — only hard and with luminous edges — and you... +