Gary Simmons ‘Dancing in Darkness’

For three decades, New York-born, Los Angeles-based sculptor, installation artist, and painter Gary Simmons has used his practice to retrace, reclaim, and reconstruct African-American history and experience by uncovering the way institutions enforce inequality and assert control. Much of Simmons’ early work uses the chalkboard as a metaphor to map out how cultural memory and racial prejudice…

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The Rhode Show

Published on christies.com, November 14, 2014 On a bare grey painted wall in Hong Kong’s Lehmann Maupin gallery, Robin Rhode draws a simple crude outline of a car with a white piece of chalk. With audience participation, he proceeds to wash and polish it, until there is no longer a chalk drawing, just dark smudges…

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Murakami at Gagosian HK

OUT OF HIS SKULL Published in Asia Tatler, February 2013 In the long, white, clean space of the gallery hang 14 paintings. They are accompanied by the frantic movement of a dozen people, while metres of electrical cord wind across the bare wooden floor. Cameras are set up and a team of silent assistants shuffles…

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