Hot metal burns in Pittsburgh

Artists Carley Jean Parrish and Ed Parrish witnessed their Etna home and studio burn to the ground on January 17. They lost all the work they had made for “Hot Metal,” a new exhibition organized by Ed Parrish and planned for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s largest Downtown gallery SPACE. The Tribune-Reveiw art critic Kurt Shaw … read more… “Hot metal burns in Pittsburgh”

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Artists Space busted by jargon police

David Everitt Howe complains in The Village Voice that Artists Space is suffering from excessive, overwrought verbiage. “Curator Jeffrey Uslip splashes in puddles of academicism—his sprawling statement for the group exhibition ‘Nina in Position’ finger-paints with rhetoric like ‘legibility of lack,’ ‘post-sculpturalism,’ and ‘Left Melancholia.’ Gag. It’s like bingeing on all 122 volumes of the … read more… “Artists Space busted by jargon police”

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