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Bushwick Season Opener, Austin Thomas and Jim Herbert



From: jameskalm | Oct 3, 2010, James Kalm continues his coverage of the new season with this Bushwick doubleheader. Austin Thomas founded Pocket Utopia in 2007, and was one of the first galleries to venture into this, as yet, untested neighborhood. "Drawing on the Utopic" is an installation of work from the last five years that features her collage, drawings and text pieces. Jim Herbert was an art professor at the University of Georgia at Athens while also making several influential independent films. Among those films were music videos for R.E.M. whose front man Michael Stipe had been his student. This exhibition of large scale recent paintings delves into the fantasies of adolescent sexuality, played out against historically influenced backgrounds. Contains interviews with Austin Thomas, Debora Brown and Jim Herbert.

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