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Autumn 2018: Contemporary Art in North Adams, Massachusetts

I love the seasons especially autumn and spring. The weather is not too cold or hot, and it gives everyone beautiful nature colors. At spring you have vivid colors of the leaves, and flowers are blooming. 733 more words


Philip Toledano and Taryn Simon

Over the last few weeks I have looked at the work of two more practitioners, under the recommendations of my tutor. Here, I will summarise what fascinated me in the work of Philip Toledano and Taryn Simon.  477 more words

MA Photography

Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon (b.1975 New York)

The Picture Collection (2013)

In the New York public library the picture archives containing 1.2 million images are catalogued into excess of 12,000 labyrinthine typologies. 347 more words

Body Of Work

Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar (Hatje Cantz ,2007)

Taryn Simon ( born 1975 in New York) is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture, and performance. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification. 168 more words


Roundup: Visual Theology CFP; E. E. Cummings song cycle; Babette’s Feast; art-lending libraries; exhibitions of lament

UPCOMING CONFERENCE / CALL FOR PAPERS: “Visual Theology I: Transformative Looking Between the Visual Arts and Christian Doctrine (1850–Now),” October 19–20, 2018, The Palace, Chichester, Sussex, England: The inaugural conference of the Visual Theology Symposium will take place this fall, and paper proposals are now being accepted ( 967 more words

Visual Art


NORTH ADAMS — In an ambitious exhibition featuring two new installation-based commissions, artist Taryn Simon activates the rituals of applause and the cold water plunge, examining individuals’ campaigns for public admiration, the status of physical community spaces in the digital age, and our persistent desire for a quick fix. 1,167 more words