I love group shows, in particular those that are held together by a clearly defined organizational theme. At their best, these sorts of exhibits can lay out a broad-based historic, aesthetic or stylistic narrative — sometimes all three at once. But solos can also be superior because they give viewers an in-depth look at an artist's oeuvre and can convey that individual's artistic point of view. If the artist is working in a contemporary style, the value is even greater, since the solo can act like a signpost for our times. With this in mind, here's a roundup of three... More >>>
Installation view of "Childsplay," by Kim Ferrer, wood and metal.