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Susie Kalil

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  • 16 years ago

    You travel through Nic Nicosia's photographs as a voyeur might through a neighborhood, inspecting window after window for some illicit thrill. Your glance may be quick and incomplete, even hazy. At times you do a double take, not sure of what you ...

  • 16 years ago

    Charles Mary Kubricht begins her paintings of the Grand Canyon with photographs -- a vista that she liked during a hike, perhaps. Then she paints those scenes on wood panels -- as few as two or as many as 49 -- and puts them together like a percep...

  • 16 years ago

    Sam Reveles's hot-blooded, sensual paintings and drawings put you through a grueling emotional workout. Just as you've submitted to the deep melancholy of one, the next yanks you into anguish, and the one beside that, into ecstatic jubilation. The...

  • 16 years ago

    To fully experience "Time Not Wasted," Jane Miller's installation at Rice University Art Gallery, you must carefully step around scattered floor "paintings" and audiotape "rugs," climb onto a 20-foot bed with a knotted muslin spread, walk around a...

  • 17 years ago

    In 1915 artist Marcel Duchamp arrived in New York, where he would turn himself into a work of art and invent the future of American art. The sophisticated Frenchman had set himself the ambitious goal of making art from nonart, and with his "readym...

  • 17 years ago

    Catherine Murphy pays close attention to the mundane and unobtrusive; her extraordinary, hauntingly beautiful paintings are of things seen on the quick, in a glimpse: a child's plastic wading pool, a red brick chimney, a wide, black belt cinching ...