Matt Connolly’s Work, in Progress
May 24, 2013
On May 25, Matt Connolly opens his first solo show at Night Gallery in Los Angeles, titled “Work.” In keeping with the title, Connolly has produced a group of paintings that remind us that making art is not only an act of the mind, but also an act of arduous labor and diligent devotion.
Korakrit Arunanondchai: No Shirt, No problem
March 14, 2013
The work of 26-year-old Bangkok-born Korakrit Arunanondchai spans artistic disciplines and refuses to be pinned down. His solo debut at CLEARING gallery in Bushwick features two denim paintings made with bleach and fire. In one corner a fog machine slowly spews smoke, enveloping the room in haze. A mounted photograph shows a gang of young Thai men all in denim, and, as the show unfolds, these mysterious men come to life in a short film with heavy voiceovers.
Ashland Mines’s Collective Solo
August 8, 2012
As a founding member of the Fade to Mind music label and creative team, Ashland Mines has worked with an extremely wide spectrum of artists, musicians, and tastemakers, ranging from Nguzu Nguzu to Ryan Trecartin to Gang Gang Dance and Jonny Mandabach. The show Mines curated last month at New York’s Suzanne Geiss gallery, entitled “Blasting Voices,” was a testament to this collaborative spirit.