December 2004

Pareidolia: Exploring the art of Misperception and Projected Meaning.

Juror: Eleanor Antin

September 1st -26th, 2004


Eleanor Antin: An artist/filmmaker working for many years in installation, photography, video, film, performance, drawing and writing, Antin has an international reputation.

She has had one-woman exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum, the La Jolla Museum (now the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art), the Long Beach Museum, etc., as well as a major 30-year retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She has created major installations at the Hirschhorn Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Jewish Museum in New York City, among others.

She is represented in major collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Jewish Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, etc. Antin's most recent work includes the Sydney Biennale with performances at the Sydney Opera House and the premier of a major new photographic work “The Last Days of Pompeii” at the Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York, the Kunsthalle in Vienna, the Craig Krull Gallery in Los Angeles, and in 2003, at the Marella Arte Gallery in Milan, Italy.


Press Mention:

Grand illusion. The show 'Pareidolia,' featuring artworks composed of everyday objects, is humorous and profound.
OC Register, By Daniella Walsh ,Wed, September 15th, 2004


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