Posts Tagged “Chris Sollars”

Chris Sollars: Museum Residency

08.20.2010  |  By

In spring 2009, after working on his feature film C RED BLUE J (screened at SFMOMA Fall election 2008), Chris Sollars returned to his playful street studio practice of intervention. Starting with performances of washing trash Street Clean 1997, kicking soccer balls through San Francisco in Cityscapes 2000 (collection Berkeley Art Museum), and sitting and walking as a Pile of Trash 2002 & 2006. Returning his attention to a sculpture practice and lack of space and materials, Sollars started taking walks and making public sculptures with trash... More

20 Bay Area Artists & Videos

01.06.2010  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

In collaboration with Happenstand, last summer I compiled a provisional list of some of the most important living artists in the SF Bay Area to share with curator friends abroad and those visiting. It includes artists who have realized exhibitions at museums, solo shows at galleries, and experience outside California and in most cases the US. In other words it’s an attempt at a quantitative rather than qualitative survey. We called it Stance both as a play on the name Happenstand and the idea of taking a stance. Using the Stance artists a... More

SFMOMA Red Blue Study: Chris Sollars

11.03.2008  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

[A special election-week Collection Rotation by San Francisco-based artist & curator Chris Sollars, whose experimental documentary C RED BLUE J will be screening in the Wattis theater Nov 4. All works collection SFMOMA & listed in detail at the bottom of this post.]

At Home in Red & Blue Brother Sister America

Growing up, my sister Jenn... More

SOLLARS. LABAT. INTERVIEW

10.31.2008  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………Photo: Ramona Labat

On November 4, we’ll be screening two democracy-themed projects by Bay Area artists. Chris Sollars’ documentary C RED BLUE J explores the red state/blue state divide of 2004, as Chris juggles his beliefs with those of a sister work... More