Glen Seator by Saul Ostrow

BOMB 58 Winter 1997
Issue 58 058  Winter 1997

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

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All images: Glen Seator, N.Y.O.& B, 29’-0”/EAST, Photo by K. Clark. Courtesy of the artist.

Glen Seator’s projects are premised on Art being just another category of event in the world, and simultaneously a social text. His works reorientate our relation to our architectural environment by means of a simple though elegant process of displacement. For his installation at New York’s Kunsthalle, Seator built full-size replicas of their office and bathroom. Installed on edge in their main gallery, this architectural object induces not only a physical uneasiness, but also a psychological one.

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Barry Le Va by Saul Ostrow
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Gary Simmons by Jodie Bass
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Building a mutable sound system with found materials.

Halsey Rodman by Ulrike Müller
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When asked about the triangles that populate his work, Halsey Rodman mentions, among other inspirations, the light beam of a flashlight in a cartoon—Inspector Clouseau projecting yellow triangles across flat blackness.

Nicola López by Trevor Paglen
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Trevor Paglen on how Nicola López’s jumbled cityscapes reflect the “Anthropic” age we live in.

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BOMB 58, Winter 1997

Featuring interviews with Michael Ondaatje, Billy Bob Thornton, Hilton Als, Oumou Sangare, Emmet Gowin, Donald Antrim, Stuart Hall, Marjetica Portč, Miloš Foreman, and David Rabinowitch.

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Issue 58 058  Winter 1997