REVIEWS

/ DANIEL TUCKER
John Sparagana’s “Crowds & Powder”

CORBETT VS. DEMPSEY, Chicago

View of John Sparagana, “Crowds & Powder” (on wall), Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, 2014.
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Daniel Tucker

It is tempting to venerate images of bodies gathered, simply because they are seductive. They contain the charge of all that is political—the possibility of power in conflict. For this reason, they appear consistently in the mediated distribution channels and propaganda produced by the powerful and the powerless alike, ranging... continue reading
Truth is Stranger On the Bucharest Biennale 4: Handlung. On Producing Possibilities
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Daniel Tucker

In Stefan Constantinescu’s The Golden Age for Children, the above excerpt appears in a lengthy letter from a Swedish friend of the artist who shares his concern with the legacy of Communism in Romania. The piece, a colorful pop-up book complete with pull tabs and 3D archival photos jumping out from every page, stands out because of its humor and craft and also as one of the works which best exemplifies the exhibit’s theme.... continue reading

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