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From the Artist’s Palette: Watercolors from the Garden

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Artist Wennie Huang frequently leads art workshops at Wave Hill. The August art workshop was Larger than Life: Watercolors from the Garden, a two-day session. We began with each participant selecting a site for their large scale, plein air painting…

The Edge of Place: An Interview with Rachael Wren

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. She completed this interview prior to finishing her Fellowship at the end of June, 2016. Specific moments observed in nature are catalysts for Rachael Wren’s abstract…

Ready-Made Dreams: An Interview with Sue Johnson

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. (Not So) Still Life, on view in Glyndor Gallery through July 04, 2016, presents novel ways that contemporary artists are transforming the still life genre to…

Small Collisions: An Interview with Adam Brent

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. (Not So) Still Life, on view in Glyndor Gallery through July 4, 2016, presents novel ways that contemporary artists are transforming the still life genre to…

Manifestation Machine: An Interview with Art Collective Dark Matters

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Dark Matters collective— artists Amie Burg, Frank De-Leon Jones and Anna Ritsch—explores the intangible aspects of the natural world, including the spiritual, alchemical and mystical. They…

Things As They Are: An Interview with Erin O’Keefe

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. (Not So) Still Life, on view in Glyndor Gallery through July 4, 2016, presents novel ways that contemporary artists are transforming the still life genre to…

Overflow in the Sunroom: An Interview with Tai Hwa Goh

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Tai Hwa Goh creates delicately layered installations from printed and cut paper. Her imagery evokes biological forms and landscapes, reflecting the accumulation of memory and experience,…

Fruit and Foliage: An Interview with Caroline Larsen

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Caroline Larsen’s Fruit in Foliage series in Wave Hill House’s Tea Room at Wave Hill House, concurrent with the exhibition (Not So) Still Life on view…

Saint Hildegard von Bingen and the Palisades: An Interview with Sindy Butz

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Sindy Butz‘s artistic practice spans the disciplines of performance art, photography, video and sculptural installation through time-based projects and historical narrative. In her performances, she pushes…

Filmic Explorations of Magical Realism: An Interview with Chad Stayrook

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Chad Stayrook often combines video, installation and performance to play the role of an artist/research scientist/adventurer documenting the process of discovery. Stayrook resuscitates the methods of…