Category Archives: Tim Kenney

Dennis McNett at the VU Gallery!!!

Everybody! Visiting artist Dennis McNett is building wicked shit in the VU Gallery, leading up to an opening on Thursday. Dennis makes large-scale woodcuts, and intense mythological-animal sculptures out of plywood and chicken wire, surfaced with printed material. He just … Continue reading

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Solid Liquids (Non-Newtonian Fluid)

I recently rediscovered the magic of non-Newtonian fluids (cornstarch) that grow more viscous as they are disturbed. Maybe you’ve encountered this effect before as a science experiment. Cornstarch will run freely along the palm of your hand, but when once … Continue reading

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Spectacular Times

In the 1970s/80s, Larry Law (anarchist and member of the fleeting political revolutionary group Situationist International) created a series of pocket books called Spectacular Times concerned with widespread influence of capitalism on the quality of human life.  While perhaps overtly … Continue reading

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Simply Complex

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Perspective: NEW + IMPROVED

Twin brothers Ryan & Trevor Oakes have invented a new apparatus that improves upon older methods of linear perspective and tracing machines such as the camera obscura and camera lucida.  Whereas linear perspective (and transcription of one’s field of vision … Continue reading

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you really should… look at Kelly Mark

We all just saw Kelly Mark – creator of letraset doodle art – at the Platform Gallery in Seattle.  While beautiful, her other works have longer-lasting flavor. Check Check It p.s.  anyone who self-describes as a blue collar conceptual artist … Continue reading

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David Hockney goes Digital(er)

Since he bought an iPhone in 2009, David Hockney has been painting flowers, landscapes, portraits, and whatever – sending many of the images to his friends.  The iPad has taken his activity to a new level, the exhibition of which … Continue reading

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