Publisher: Krannert Art Museum (January 19, 2007)
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Ours is a tradition outlined via advertising and buying. almost each task in our lives is skilled via purchases, from layettes to caskets. The panorama is studded with trademarks, model names, and billboards. Branded and On demonstrate examines the paintings of artists who discover particular techniques of branding and presentation of their reaction to this pervasively commoditized setting. Representing a variety of media - sculpture, video, install, sound, portray, and images - the paintings is compelling and provocative, nudging us to "re-view" our tradition with an appraising eye.There is a thrilling diversity of issues and media represented through artists Ai Weiwei, Conrad Bakker, Amy Barkow, Ashley Bickerton, Michael Blum, Louis Cameron, Diller + Scofidio, Terence Gower, Laurie Hogin, Pierre Huyghe, Clay Ketter, Ryan McGinness, Donna Nield, Haim Steinbach, Tempi & Wolf, Yuken Teruya, Hank Willis Thomas, Brian Ulrich, Siebren Versteeg, and Zhao Bandi.