In May the Los Angeles gallery Kayne Griffin Corcoran is set to unveil a new James Turrell-designed space complete with one of his famous Skyspace artworks. The inaugural exhibition will showcase works related to Turrell’s decades-long Roden Crater project sited in a 400,000 extinct cinder cone volcano in the San Francisco Volcanic Field near the Grand Canyon. Yasmine Mohseni spoke to Maggie Kayne and Bill Griffin about their new space, their ongoing collaboration with Turrell, and creating a new kunsthalle in LA.
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In Sarah Cain’s As You Continue to Walk Forward, her 2008 site-specific installation at the Orange County Museum of Art, fluorescent colors and patterns crawl up and dripped down walls, ceilings, and floors. The geometric composition in Midnight Mission, from 2009, begins on a canvas and extends beyond its edge and onto the adjacent walls and floor. In Santa Barbara 2, 2011, a deconstructed canvas reveals the architecture of its stretcher bars, an integral component of the work. So, is Cain a painter, a sculptor, or an installation artist? ”I’m a painters,” she says. ”I think of it all as painting. Great painting should expand what painting can be.”
Only upon entering the inviting world of Hayv Kahraman’s paintings does one recognize its gruesome reality.