Reception for the artists: Thursday, February 26th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Throughout the '80s, Ferro's fine-art self-portraits (1974-present) received international recognition from magazines such as ZOOM magazine and French Photo, along with US national TV magazine shows for CBS and ABC TV networks. The Women In Photography New Photographers Lecture Series presented "Jean Ferro's Eye To Eye, the Art of Self-Portraiture.
Martin Gantman is a Los Angeles based artist and writer who has exhibited internationally in such venues as the Alternative Museum, New York; A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago; HAUS, Pasadena; POST and Seyhoun Gallery, Los Angeles; Artetica, Rome and Villaregio, Italy; and La Coruna, Spain. His recent solo show at HAUS Gallery, "Tracking Identity," was reviewed in the January, 2008 issue of Art Ltd. He is currently working on a multi-faceted undertaking entitled "Tracking Empire." His project, "See you when we get home." was featured in Art Journal magazine and his most recent project, "Atmospheric Resources Tracking Incorporated" was shown at the Seyhoun Gallery in West Hollywood last year. Recent published writings include: "The Irresolute Potential in the Unimagined Possibility," "Swingin' in the Slammer," "The Word Was Charm," "DuSable Park: An archeology," "Notes on the Oddness of Things," and "Mapping the Lost Idea." He also co-edited "Benjamin's Blind Spot: Walter Benjamin and the Premature Death of Aura" for the Institute of Cultural Inquiry, distributed by DAP Publications.
Michael Salerno has a special relationship to the line as a formal element of drawing. Lines traditionally delineate space. Rarely can an artist use one element exclusively and arrive at form without shape, and fewer still can manage such a conjecture with the linear element. But there it is, nothing but lines, or perhaps, everything possible of line.
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