Illustration // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The Popular Workshop is proud to present the Australian artist Jonathan Zawada’s latest solo show PWND. PWND explores the confused, contradictory and combative language in the discourse surrounding privacy, transparency and freedom in virtual environments. Archival inkjet prints, sculpture, video, and interactive works draw upon the visual language of skinning, camouflage and obfuscation to connect the visceral humanist effects...
Illustration // Wednesday, October 09, 2013
An exclusive conversation between The Popular Workshop and Francesco Igory Deiana on his current show 'Free Fall', currently on display in San Francisco based gallery The Popular Workshop. 'The name of my show is "Free Fall" Like the act of free falling, your letting yourself, your body, spirit, ego; you are letting it all go...'
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The Popular Workshop is proud to present Low Subject opening May 10, 2013, featuring new work by David Bayus, Kate Bonner and Nico Krijno. A work of art being understood as something that embodies itself is perhaps the oldest myth in art..
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Opening this Friday March 1st in San Francisco, The Popular Workshop is proud to present Self Help, new work by Ben Barretto (Australian b. 1985). Self Help continues Barretto’s ongoing exploration into recursion; with each of the series of works he presents ‘making’ themselves to some extent. That is, the chosen material and its inherent properties inform the process and drive the work into a constant loop of feedback.
Erotica // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The Popular Workshop is proud to present “Eating Out of the Drain,” an exhibition of new work from California based artists Chris Lux and Dane Johnson. Presenting documentation and sequential examples of his own artistic process alongside three principal pieces of sculpture and painting, Lux expands upon his own previous work. Sourced from a collection of objects and contemporary images compiled within the confines of his apartment, Johnson’s work, shown in an array of mediums addresses the increasingly abundant and disparate elements of visual culture...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Popular Workshop is proud to present “Lightning Appears For A Clear Sky”, the first major American exhibition of Stockholm-based photographers Thobias Fäldt and Klara Källström. Noted as representatives of an emerging generation of European photographers, the artists and their collective works exist not only within a traditional realm of fine art, but also explore photojournalism, editorial, publishing and commercial art.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 08, 2011
This past weekend The Popular Workshop had an opening party for Remains in the End Times, a multi-layered show featuring mostly video art from Yoshi Sodeoka, Rosa Menkman, Daniel Menche, J.K. Keller, and Cristopher Cichocki with prints curated by Jesse Lee Stout. The art in this exhibit is all around you, intense, frenetic, and unrelenting. The highlight is an installation of video art in the far corner made of deconstructed Simpsons episode.