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Emily Chun

Emily Chun is a writer based in New York City. Instagram: @emchun

Julien Nguyen: Pictures of the Floating World

The sinister, tenebrific aura of Nguyen’s earlier works, like the macabre scene in Mary, Anne, Christ, and John (2018), is tempered in this recent show. It’s true that his works still resist easy projection, but therein lies Nguyen’s main aesthetic claim: like good theology, his works make the familiar strange again.

TR Ericsson: Pale Fires

TR Ericsson’s solo exhibition at TOTAH constructs a tender portrait of his mother who died by suicide in 2003 at the age of 57.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2023

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