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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
Arturo Herrera’s “Series”

CORBETT VS. DEMPSEY, Chicago

View of Arturo Herrera "Series," Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, 2012.
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Michelle Grabner

Collage is Arturo Herrera’s preferred medium. He deploys its vast paper-based vocabulary the same way an abstract painter would activate a range of color, mark, stroke, and line. But it is the juxtaposition of disparate imagery, structural invention, and the disjunction of fragments and surfaces that drive his collages. Critic... continue reading

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