so to speak spring 2016

art + writing by: Chelsea Dingman / Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello / Robert Mertens / Milana Braslavsky / Andrea Donnelly / Jane Hugentober / Courtney Kessel /Alice Elizabeth Rogoff / Alyssa Quinn / Emily Van Duyne / Hillary Katz / Caroline Chavatel / Audrey Carroll / Rochelle Hurt / Jennifer Molnar / Erin Bertram / Corinne Schneider / Joyce Wilson Young / Barbara Stowe / Siân Griffiths / Jody Keisner / Laurette Folk

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Artist Feature: Milana Braslavsky

Artist Feature: Milana Braslavsky

Milana Braslavsky

I work with domestic settings and distorted figuration, and the characters in my photographs transform themselves using basic materials including purses, pillows and their own hair. I use commonplace objects in combination with the human figure, or substitute objects for the figure to convey feelings of loneliness and comfort, as well as the need for physical and mental protection. The objects used in the photographs are …

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Artist Feature: Jane Hugentober

Artist Feature: Jane Hugentober

Jane Hugentober

Jane Hugentober is an American artist. Born in Indiana, Jane lived in New York City and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Jane graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and studied Fine Arts Painting at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Jane received her Master of Fine Arts, in Painting and Drawing, at University of California, Los Angeles, June …

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Artist Feature: Courtney Kessel

Artist Feature: Courtney Kessel

Courtney Kessel

In partial protest, I am putting the mother in the gallery. She is not the idealized mother painted with glowing beams of light smiling down at her child, but the real, subjective, elated, grumpy, sexy, frustrated, proud mother who wishes to express herself in that space, not to be spoken for. I’ve been thinking, researching, and making work along these lines for ten years. In …

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