Sunday, October 28, 2012


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TTFA News & Accolades - Autumn 2012

We are delighted to report on our artists who are being honored in prestigious museums and exhibitions


Brian Dettmer Opening MOCA Atlanta
Dettmer's solo exhibit entitled Elemental opened at Atlanta's Museum of Contemporary Art (October 17 - January 5th, 2013). This tour de force exhibit chronicles Dettmer's ongoing fascination with altered books to reveal and in effect preserve the medium, history, knowledge, chronology and ideology of these objects.  Read the review in the Atlanta Journal Constitution for this must see exhibit.
                                                                                               Dettmer det from MOCA show

Ray Turner Opening at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma
In the exhibit entitled Ray Turner: Population (November 3rd - February 3; reception Nov 10.)  Turner continues his studies of color and spatial relationships through portraiture. These single component portraits exist within a complex grouping, creating a context of faces interacting en masse. This exhibit is traveling extensively in museums throughout the country. Having begun in 2009, it will continue through 2019.
R Turner - from Glass Museum show 

Kim Shoenstadt at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco
Shoenstadt was recently named a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow and also received the Catherine Doctorow prize for Contemporary Painting in 2011.  This L.A. based artitst's work entitled When Attitudes Became, Form Become Attitudes (September 13 - December 1.)  Curated by Jens Hoffman, it brings together a group of international contemporary artists who follow the legacy of conceptual art.
K Schoenstadt

Michael Ajerman in London

If traveling in Europe, don't miss Bad For You (October 10 - November 23), an exhibition curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody at Shizaru Gallery, which includes the paintings of Michael Ajerman along with 67 artists, primarily American.  The exhibition captures and highlights the unwavering relationship between art and vice.
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Last but not least visit us in Miami for Art Basel -- We will be at the Aqua Fair Dec 4-6.  
A limited number of passes are available for TTFA clients.

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