|—||Gilbert Proesch of Gilbert and George|
Under the slickness of its exterior, Kessler’s work evokes average American mundanity and a particular imagination attached to it. Its past is in the wheat field and primordially in the skeleton of the sea creature. Its present fascinations lean towards the kitsch and fatalism.
Summer 201 Highlights: SVA MFA Art Practice presented a panel discussion moderated by Ben Davis (AP Mentor) with artists whose work in some way deals with alternative economic systems. Panelists included Arlen Austin and Jason Boughton (H.E.N.S.), Jen Abrams (Our Goods and WOW Cafe Theater) and Meredith Degyansky (hey sallie).