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Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

In this week's issue, art critic Michael Paglia reviews the MCA's current exhibit, Continental Drift, a group show featuring seven Colorado artists. Installed in several areas across the museum, the exhibit brings "the character of a set of shows as opposed to a singular endeavor, something that's reinforced by the fact that the work of the various artists is so disparate and disconnected," Paglia writes. "There are two solos (Jeanne Liotta and Christina Battle); a duet (Adam Milner and Yumi Janairo Roth); and a trio (Edie Winograde, Scott Johnson and Sarah McKenzie)."

Continue through to see pieces from each of the artists in the exhibit.

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Yumi Janairo Roth (in collaboration with Andrew Blackstock and Casey McGuire) Meta Mapa (Pilsen, Czech Republic), 2007 Archival digital print, 18 x 12 in. Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Yumi Janairo Roth (in collaboration with Andrew Blackstock and Casey McGuire) Meta Mapa (Pilsen, Czech Republic), 2007 Archival digital print, 18 x 12 in. Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Jeanne Liotta Observando El Cielo (still), 2007 16mm color & b/w film converted to DVD, 19 min. Soundtrack by Peggy Ahwesh Courtesy the artist

 

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Jeanne Liotta Observando El Cielo (still), 2007 16mm color & b/w film converted to DVD, 19 min. Soundtrack by Peggy Ahwesh Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Jeanne Liotta From The SCIENCE TIMES Series, 2000-2008 Selection from 66 mixed 'one-cut' newspaper collages, excised from The New York Times Tuesday Edition of the Science Times, 6 x 9 in. Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Edie Winograde From the Place and Time: Reenactment Pageant Photographs series, 1999-2012 A Day in the Life of Lewis and Clark I Whitehall, Montana, 2004 Archival pigment print, 14 x 18 in. Courtesy the artist and Robischon Gallery, Denver

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Edie Winograde From the Place and Time: Reenactment Pageant Photographs series, 1999-2012 Crossing the Snake, Three Islands Crossing, Idaho, 2006 Archival pigment print, 40 x 50 in. Courtesy the artist and Robischon Gallery, Denver

 

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Edie Winograde From the Sight Seen series, 2010-2012 Scotts Bluff, 2011 Archival pigment print, 23 x 29 in. Courtesy the artist and Robischon Gallery, Denver

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Adam Milner From the Bed Drawings series, 2009-ongoing Drift (June 17, 2011) Ink on paper, made nightly as the artist falls asleep, 6 x 6 in. Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Adam Milner From the Beds series, 2009-ongoing March 17, 2011 Image from archive, printed on rag paper, 18 x 27 in. Courtesy the artist

Photos: The MCA's Continental Drift brings Colorado art into focus

Christina Battle Dearfield, Colorado (still), 2012 Video loop, sound, aluminum, photograph and Mac mini, video 2 min 15 sec, sound loop 10 min Courtesy the artist



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