Much of what Vhils showed me were extraordinary works, based on ideas of permanence in the cities that he has either lived in or worked in, and the unique ways he combines these experiences into canvases, cement pieces, styrofoam works and even new works on old doors that are the standouts of the show.
Source: Juxtapoz Magazine – Interview: Vhils and the Things We Leave Behind
August 24, 2013 — October 13, 2013
Everything All At Once features four Cleveland-based artists who make sense of the world through restructuring and assembling found materials. These common things– picked up, repainted, repaired, or completely transformed–navigate between the ordered space of the museum and the material jumble of the outside world.
Each of the four artists engage with the emerging cultural and economic “upcycle” of Cleveland, drawing on a grass-roots movement that finds hope in the humorous reinventing of “everything all at once.” Mining detritus from industry and human excess, they generate compelling and resilient new forms.
via Everything All At Once | MOCA Cleveland.