Representations of death often tend toward the trite: holograms, star clusters, or gilded gates leading to puffy buoyant clouds, for example. None of these conventional methods of representing death are currently on view at the Chapel of the Chimes, the Julia Morgan–designed crematorium in Oakland, though. Instead, viewers will find more unorthodox artifacts—pop-up children’s books […]
Ever After, an exhibition curated by curatorial collective, OFFSpace, is one of the most memorable art openings I’ve experienced (ever). The show resides in what most individuals would consider a rather unorthodox and unusual place for an art exhibition – a columbarium. Yes, you read that correctly. This show is in a columbarium. Currently in the process of revising […]
OFFSpace, with guest jurors Lauren Davies (Kala Art Institute) and Robert Wuilfe (diRosa Foundation) are very pleased and excited to invite you to the opening reception for Ever After. Here are the details: WHERE: The Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611 WHEN: Sunday, September 18th from 5-8pm COST: this event is free […]
Few artistic movements are surrounded by so much debate and controversy as conceptual art. For conceptual art has a tendency to provoke intense and perhaps even extreme reactions in its audiences. After all, whilst some people find conceptual art very refreshing and the only kind of art that is relevant to today’s world, many others […]
Viewing works in close proximity not only invoked a strong sense of anticipation, but a participatory aspect to the actual exhibition.