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Border Crossings New Issue
Volume 28 Number 2 Issue No. 110
The new issue of Border Crossings includes an in-depth interview with American artist Roni Horn. Robert Enright describes Horn as a “material poet” who is “able to coax out of the materials from which she makes her work a range of meaning that is not always sensibly connected but that is emotionally and sensually convincing.”
Aurel Schmidt is our Lady of the Zombies. Lee Henderson’s article on the Canadian artist reveals how her drawings, her seductive uglies, composed of drug paraphernalia, waste, larvae, and vermin, depict the hell in us.
Terence Dick’s article, “What You See is What You Don’t Get”, looks at the deceptive art of James Carl. About Carl’s artwork Dick writes, “The aura of the handmade makes you dwell on the object, the insignificant made significant and unique, the overlooked looked upon with care and once again considered.”
There is also an article on Garry Neill Kennedy’s Superstar Shadow projects—the most recent being the Colours of Citizen Arar—inspired by global political conflicts.
Randall Anderson has contributed a fascinating essay on the construction of the self on Facebook and the history of social networking within the context of 19th and 20th century art and craft.
Also in this issue is an excerpt from a forthcoming memoir, The Guthrie Road, by noted author Rosemary Sullivan. Sullivan writes of her family history, “These stories are anecdotes. They have the sadness and elusiveness of sepia photographs of ancestors who remain stoically silent and unapproachable.”
Our Borderviews section introduces new work by Winnipegger Ian August and multi-disciplinary artist Michael Benjamin Brown.
Art Pages feature the work of Mike Bayne whose small renderings of houses are executed with such impeccable detail and precision you won’t believe they are paintings.
As always, our Crossovers section is rich and wide-ranging and includes reviews of: Edward Burtynsky, Nancy Spero, Claude Tousignant, Adrian Williams, Chris Kline, Kai Althoff, Kees van Dongen and many more …
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