Posted: August 6th, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Harrell, humanities center, Independent Curators International, Jens, Matthew, Renaud Proch, Steve Magnotta, weis | Comments Off
So it’s been a few weeks since Harrell left. He has been working tirelessly with co-curator Jens Hoffman and the members of Independent Curators International to process the immense amount of work they viewed in the Haverford area. The selections were difficult – certainly a lot of work we loved will not be in this show – the curators had to consider how the work from Philadelphia would hang with the art selected from the four other cities. But the votes are in. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, the People’s Biennial!
Photo credit: Steve Magnotta, Intrigue Photography
Posted: August 6th, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: Christopher Rocco, experiment, hair, Harrell, weis | Comments Off
Hairell Fletcher cuts his own hair. makes sense, Hairell seems like a DIY kind of guy. he says he looks in the mirror, uses scissors. rather brave, if you ask me. for the last visit of Hairell’s stay in Philadelphia, we took him to see Julius Scissor. Julius is a hair stylist/sculptor/inventor/poet with a storefront downtown on Locust. he cut Hairell’s hair, told us stories about fist-fighting with priests as a kid, and toured us around his hair studio to the delight of all. I think he may have even converted Hairell to barber-ism… Read the rest of this entry »