Ruth Power: Bound breast (Cephalophilia), 2011, 43cm wide x 37cm long x 14cm deep; porcelain, LED light, cord, plug, wooden box with black paint and flocked interior.
Jenni Ward: Branch Series (installation), 2011, ceramic & high temperature, wire, variable dimensions
Jenni Ward: Nest Series I, 2010, ceramic, 10” x 11” x 11”
Annie Woodford: Pointed Binder, 2009, Porcelain, nylon monofilament, 35x20x8 cm.
Kimberly Cook: Divided Kingdom, variable, porcelain, copper, electrical wire, 2011
Kimberly Cook: Trophy, detail
Kimberly Cook: Harbinger, 17” x 10” x 4”, ceramic, mason stain, underglaze, gold luster, 2010
MODERN TALKING, Museum of Art Cluj-Napoca, Romania
February 15 - April 15, 2012
The Museum of Art in Cluj-Napoca is hosting the group exhibition entitled “Modern Talking”, featuring contemporary artists whose works are challenging the conventions of painting and its legacy. Through the work of the invited artists, the visitor will be able to re-conceptualize the traditional acception of painting, which is no longer restricted to the oil-on-canvas formula, but offers a multitude of other alternatives. Fabric, metal, found objects, conceptual statements, flamboyant actions, installations and sculptures, all of these are putting forward an extended understanding of the medium; today, painting is expanded, painting is overall.
Sonia Almeida (PT); Mark Barrow (US); Baldur Geir Bragason (IS); Vittorio Brodmann (CH); Ana Cardoso (PT); Aline Cautis (US); Radu Comşa (RO); Ann Craven (US); Francesca DiMattio (US); Ida Ekblad (NO); Enzo Giordano (IT); Heather Guertin (US); Davíð Örn Halldórsson (IS); Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir (IS); Jacob Kassay (US); Gilda Mautone (IT); Florin Maxa (RO); Dan Măciucă (RO); Elizabeth Neel (US); Ylva Ogland (SE); Paloma Presents [Urs Zahn & Roman Gysin] (CH); Zak Prekop (US); Jo Robertson (UK); Małgorzata Szymankiewicz (PL); Patricia Treib (US); Daniel Turner (US); Garth Weiser (US).
Special project by Sarah Ortmeyer (DE).
Organizers: Nicola Trezzi and Daria D. Pervain, in collaboration with Ewa Gorządek, Helena Kontova, and Giancarlo Politi.
Debra Fleury: Ice, 2011. Dark Stoneware, Porcelain and glass. Fired to cone 6 (neutral atmosphere), (wall installation). Dimensions variable, average size per individual piece is approximately 5 cm x 5 cm x 7 cm
Teresa & Helena Jané: Free Fallin’, 2011, ceramic, produced and painted by hand, h=0,6x3,5”
Marianne McGrath: Home Landscape Studies III, 2008, earthenware, plywood, steel rod, 12’h x 20’d x 20’w
Marianne McGrath: “Maybe we can grow something on top of it all…”, 2010, unfired earthenware, plywood, string, wax, 5’ x 5’ x 5’