Plastic Entanglements to travel to Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in September

Plastic Entanglements, which includes work by Morehshin Allahyari from her Material Speculation: ISIS series, is in its final days at Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State. But mark your calendars: it’s traveling to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon later this year, opening September 22, 2018.

Images courtesy the Palmer Museum of Art.

Paintings in Julie Green's Food, Fashion and Capital Punishment include hidden content

Paintings in Julie Green's Food, Fashion and Capital Punishment include hidden content

Julie Green embeds narrative details, easily missed in a cursory look, in or near the borders of each painting. Each also has content not readily visible in the gallery setting: on the front, elements in glow in the dark paint; on the back, facsimiles of women's fingerprints. Once charged in daylight, the glow-in-the-dark paint shines all night long.

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Morehshin Allahyari featured by National Geographic's Genius

Morehsin Allahyari discusses two major projects for National Geographic's Genius, Material Speculation: ISIS and She Who Sees the Unknown. Material Speculation works have exhibited internationally at institutions such as the Centre Pompidou, France; Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Germany and Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Australia. Upfor recently presented the first three from a planned series of twelve She Who Sees figures at the Armory Show in New York.

Join us this evening during First Thursday for The Feeling Good Handbook

Join us this evening during First Thursday for The Feeling Good Handbook

BOMB's latest issue includes a conversation between The Feeling Good Handbook artists Heidi Hahn and Shana Moulton, introduced by exhibition curator Jordana Zeldin: ‘Human experience remains messy and ambivalent; I feel a kind of reassuring generosity in their exploration of those more difficult aspects, as if through their work they’re saying to all of us: “You’re not alone!” ‘

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Alix Pearlstein's Harem ROOM-1 and Two Women reviewed by Artforum

Alix Pearlstein's recent exhibition at Upfor, Harem ROOM-1 and Two Women, was reviewed by Jon Raymond in the recently released May issue of Artforum, available now to subscribers online. If you would like to read the review in PDF form, please email us at welcome@upforgallery.com.

In these exceedingly vulgar times, feminists have been forced to develop an array of responses to daily onslaughts of abuse, some blunt, some subtle. Alix Pearlstein’s recent show at Upfor offered a particularly sophisticated take on contemporary power dynamics, in the form of an installation ringing with implacable ontological implications about gender and society that will, sadly, probably still be relevant a hundred years from now.
— Jon Raymond for Artforum
  Alix Pearlstein,  Harem ROOM–1  (detail), 2016 . Installation view. Photo: Mario Gallucci.

Alix Pearlstein, Harem ROOM–1 (detail), 2016. Installation view. Photo: Mario Gallucci.

Source: https://www.artforum.com/print/reviews/201...