Exposition : Orchestrating the Ordinary by Adam Ekberg ClampArt is pleased to announce “Adam Ekberg: Orchestrating the Ordinary,” the artist’s first solo show in New York City.
Adam Ekberg is an artist who creates constructed still life photographs exploring ephemeral occurrences. As described by Conveyor Magazine: “Ekberg locates his process in the crosshairs of photography and performance.” These seemingly simple images often transform mundane objects through poetic visual associations. Ekberg’s humble events may exist for mere moments, but often require elaborate planning and production outside the photographic frame. The artist has wryly discussed his private, staged happenings in oxymoronic terms, calling them “minor spectacles.”
The photographs do not address anything very literally in te...
ClampArt expose « Into the Woods »
ClampArt is pleased to present « Into the Woods », a group exhibition including artworks by Corey Arnold, Anna Beeke, Jesse Burke, Caleb Charland, Larry Clark, Lisa DiLillo, Adam Ekberg, Nan Goldin, Gregory Halpern, Collin LaFleche, Sebastian Lemm, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, David Nadel, Ahndraya Parlato, Pacifico Silano, Chad States, Amy Stein, and Robert Voit.
The woods commonly serve as metaphor for many things—including that which is mysterious, perhaps frightening, or simply unfamiliar. The forest marks the edge of mankind’s domain, and for centuries poets, composers, painters, and artists of all media have been inspired by what at first may seem outwardly calm and tranquil, but firmly delineates what should be the boundary of man’s authority.
In recent years a number of emerging...