assemblage and materiality

Gallagher's work often appears abstract and minimal, but upon closer inspection details reveal complex narratives that borrow from maritime history, science fiction, popular culture, and the experiences of African Americans.

Ellen Gallagher: Cutting

Assemblage, a practice of art production that combines disparate everyday objects and materials to create new meanings and forms, rose to popularity among American artists following World War II.


Using industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space, Rachel Whiteread evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental.

Who is Rachel Whiteread?

ppropriating curatorial methods and strategies, Fred Wilson creates new contexts for the display of art and artifacts found in museum collections, along with wall labels, sound, lighting, and non-traditional pairings of objects.

Fred Wilson: Beauty & Ugliness

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Ogawa Machiko's artistic connection to raw natural beauty is linked to her time living abroad with her anthropologist husband as well as to the seaside landscape of her hometown of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido.

An interview with artist Ogawa Machiko