Category Archives: 2014

Amir Nikravan – Merge Visible

VSF is pleased to present the gallery’s first solo exhibition of the Los Angeles-based painter Amir Nikravan. Despite their impasto appearance, Nikravan’s work fuses the logic of painting, photography, and sculpture onto one deceptively flat plane. Using negative space to create a positive representation of an image/object, he produces photorealistic ‘still life’ paintings of paintings […]

Scott Benzel – Inverted Capitol Spire, Programmatic Architecture Displacement 5

VSF is pleased to inaugurate its outdoor gallery and sound corridor with the new site-specific installation Inverted Capitol Spire, Programmatic Architecture Displacement 5 and the five-channel sound-piece “Inversion V” by Los Angeles-based artist Scott Benzel. This is his first show with the gallery.   Benzel’s work often examines the boundaries between curatorial and artistic practices, […]

Artificial Complexion

Charles Sheeler, The Baroness’s Portrait of Marcel Duchamp, c. 1920, gelatin silver print, 9 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.   Opening: November 15, 6 – 8pm with a performance by Marie Karlberg at 7pm   You–country lout–trying to step into tights. Juggle words–as balls–about feelings–impressions– such you have–no art! No rhythm–curves–science–conviction–background–tradition! Where your circus? Where […]

VSF Sound Program curated by Luke Fischbeck, Sarah Rara, and John Tain

The Artificial Complexion Sound Corridor Program, curated by Sarah Rara, Luke Fischbeck, and John Tain, will curate a rotating selection of rarely heard historical Dada and Fluxus pieces and complementary contemporary audio works for the VSF sound corridor.   Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco, Richard Huelsenbeck, “L’amiral cherche une maison à louer,” 1916, 2 min. 34 […]