A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art
       
     
Ethel Shipton
       
     
Alyssa Danna
       
     
Andrei Renteria
       
     
Andrei Renteria
       
     
Nate Cassie
       
     
Nate Cassie
       
     
Installation view
       
     
Victoria Suescum
       
     
Victoria Suescum
       
     
Victoria Suescum
       
     
 Paleta de Coco, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 22” x 30”
       
     
Sarah Fox
       
     
Sarah Fox
       
     
Sarah Fox
       
     
Alyssa Danna
       
     
Kent Rush
       
     
Kallie Pfeiffer (Cheves)
       
     
Kent Rush
       
     
A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art
       
     
A Plastic Practice: The Still Life in Contemporary Art

Kallie Cheves and I curated A Plastic Practice around the contemporary position of still life. In selecting artists for this exhibition we sought to highlight artists who engage dynamically with the history of still life, while expanding our expectations of the mode.

Image: Ethel Shipton, Moments, 2012-13, Vinyl on panel, dimension variable

Ethel Shipton
       
     
Ethel Shipton

Moments, 2012-13, Vinyl on panel, dimensions variable

Alyssa Danna
       
     
Alyssa Danna

Fruit Basket, 2016, Mixed media, 18” x 18” x 24”

Andrei Renteria
       
     
Andrei Renteria

The Apathetic Sunrise, 2015, Oil on repurposed crate and canvas, 25” x 26.5” x 69”

Andrei Renteria
       
     
Andrei Renteria

The Apathetic Sunrise, 2015, Oil on repurposed crate and canvas, 25” x 26.5” x 69”

Nate Cassie
       
     
Nate Cassie

Bottles, 2015, Cast ceramic, paint, and wood, 23” x 23” x 23”

Nate Cassie
       
     
Nate Cassie

Bottles (detail), 2015, Cast ceramic, paint, and wood, 23” x 23” x 23”

Installation view
       
     
Installation view

Right: Alyssa Danna, Don’t Mind Me, 2014, Mixed media 6’ x 5’ x 2’

Left: Victoria Suescum, Cerveza fria, Chanchito, Ay Carne de Res, Paleta de Coco, Agua de Sandia, Paleta de Limon, Ricos Chicharrones, Paleta de mango, Frosti, Platanos, Cabrito, Agua de melon, Copa de frutas, Gallo, Agua de mango, Copa de camarones, Chuletas de Puerco, Steaming Taquitos, & Mazorca with chile, Matte acrylic on paper, 30” x 22” or 22” x 30”

Victoria Suescum
       
     
Victoria Suescum

Mazorca with chile, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 30” x 22”

Victoria Suescum
       
     
Victoria Suescum

Chanchito, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 22” x 30”

Victoria Suescum
       
     
Victoria Suescum

Copa de camarones, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 22” x 30”

 Paleta de Coco, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 22” x 30”
       
     

Paleta de Coco, 2014, Matte acrylic on paper, 22” x 30”

Sarah Fox
       
     
Sarah Fox

Top: Spider Mother, 2016, Pastel, ink, and gouache on yupo, 31” x 42”

Bottom: Spider Mother Bundles, 2016, Found objects, thread, wool, and yarn, dimensions variable.

Sarah Fox
       
     
Sarah Fox

Spider Mother Bundles, 2016, Found objects, thread, wool, and yarn, dimensions variable.

Sarah Fox
       
     
Sarah Fox

Spider Mother, 2016, Pastel, ink, and gouache on yupo, 31” x 42”

Alyssa Danna
       
     
Alyssa Danna

Don’t Mind Me, 2014, Mixed media 6’ x 5’ x 2’

Kent Rush
       
     
Kent Rush

Left to Right:

1. Untitled, 1975 Hand printed photo lithograph on paper, 16.5” x 13”
2. Still Life 1, 1977, Graphite on paper, 30” x 22”
3. Cowboy Platter, 2013, Hand colored hand printed collotype on paper, 22” x 22”

Kallie Pfeiffer (Cheves)
       
     
Kallie Pfeiffer (Cheves)

Indulging Innocence, 2014, Archival pigment prints, 7’ x 4’

Kent Rush
       
     
Kent Rush

Concrete Cone, 2014, Hand printed collotype on paper, 25” x 22”