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Brendan Fowler, Fall 2009 (Transparency For Flower Print Order PT 1, Flower in Patty's Gazebo, 3 Screen Flower Print, Fa

Digital C prints, silk screen ink and enamel on paper, frames, plexiBrendan Fowler is best known for his performance work under the name BARR, for which he spins long-winded, humorous, self-deprecating and self-reflexive songs about such topics as the song he is singing, and relationships. His series of silkscreened posters take up similar strategies—stacking frames so that they cover some of the other pictures, and sharing discreet bits of his personal life. Fowler's solo show at RENTAL Gallery is on view through December 6.

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Sabine Hornig

Berlin-based Sabine Hornig titled her exhibition at Tanya Bonakdar “Transparent Things“ after Nabokov's 1972 novel of the same name; both the show and the book address the overlap and interaction of time, memory and reality. Hornig’s large-scale...

Luther Price: #9, 2012

Two slide carousels, 80 slides each, approx. 9-minute loop. Courtesy Callicoon Fine Arts, New York. Though he's been shocking the experimental film world with his Super 8 films about his mysterious family history, gruesome medical procedures,...

B Wurtz, Untitled, 2010

Collage and acrylic on paper, thread, string, plastic lid 48 x 30 ¼ in.New York-based artist B. (Bill) Wurtz has been making delicately poetic sculptures for more than four decades, often incorporating everyday household objects into his work. For...

Joe Fig, Inka Essenhigh, 2005

Currently on view in the group show "Redux" at New York's Cristin Tierney Gallery (through Feb. 4) are two works by Joe Fig, both related to his 2009 book on interviews, Inside the Painter's Studio. He's also included in the exhibition "Small...

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