Artists Questioned. What is the most unusual space you’ve ever shown in?


Lucy Hogg

Lucy Hogg

All artists have questions they seek answers to. Sometimes they ask themselves the same questions over and over again, and sometimes they seek out friends and mentors who provide answers to their questions. If you ask the same question to several people you will most likely get several different answers, and then it is up to you to select the answer that is best for you. So the question is…What is the most unusual space you’ve ever shown in?

Lucy Hogg “The strangest place I ever showed my work in was the cafeteria at the Malaspina College (now called Vancouver Island University)in Nanaimo, B.C, in 1994. Their actual gallery space was too small to show the work, a 13′ wide painting. Lisa Maclean (who teaches there) suggested the cafeteria, so I thought, having just shown the work at the Vancouver Art Gallery, that this would be the demotic antidote. I don’t think the students liked it that much. The painting eventually found a happy home, now hanging over the bar in a restaurant in Washington DC that a friend of mine, James Alefantis, owns. The art institutions host their events there, so the audience is right. The last time I saw it it was necessary to spot clean what seemed to be some dried ketchup. it is a very resistant painting.” LH

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Have you met…Lucy Hogg?


Diptych: Whitney Museum Window/Scholar’s Residence, New York University’s Silver Towers, (work in progress). 2010 inkjet print 28" x 60"

Diptych: Whitney Museum Window/Scholar’s Residence, New York University’s Silver Towers, (work in progress).
2010
inkjet print
28″ x 60″

An introduction can be a wonderful thing. You can meet interesting people, and make new friends. You can be introduced to your new favorite foods, books, music, or artist.

I’d like to introduce you to some of my favorite artists. Some of whom I’ve been familiar with for years, and others I’ve only recently been introduced to.

The person I’d like to introduce is the artist Lucy Hogg.

Lucy Hogg was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and currently lives in New York, NY.

Diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Frederick William MacMonnies, Bacchante and Infant Faun (1894), Baltimore Museum of Art. 2012 inkjet print 23" x 68"

Diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Frederick William MacMonnies, Bacchante and Infant Faun (1894), Baltimore Museum of Art.
2012
inkjet print
23″ x 68″

Statement

“These portfolios of images examine the situations where art is found, in production or in its finished state, in studios, art schools, museums, biennales, the street, and sometimes the domestic realm.

Humans are hard-wired to manipulate reality: We are devoted to constructiing, acquiring, rearranging, deconstructing, recycling and disposing of stuff.

Art is as much a byproduct of such urges as it is an elevated, freestanding activity. In my photographs I hope to explore the modes of consumption common to art and the everyday.” LH

Detail of diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Baltimore Museum of Art. 2012 inkjet print 23" x 68"

Detail of diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Baltimore Museum of Art.
2012
inkjet print
23″ x 68″

EDUCATION

1986-88 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (MFA) 1975-80 Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (BFA) 1978-79 University of Ottawa, ON (Fine Arts)

Detail of diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Baltimore Museum of Art. 2012 inkjet print 23" x 68"

Detail of diptych: Guest Bedroom, Charottetown, Prince Edward Island/Baltimore Museum of Art.
2012
inkjet print
23″ x 68″

Other material relating to Lucy Hogg.

Artist Website: Lucy Hogg.

lucyhoggwritingaboutotherartists: Lucy Hogg.

CANADIANART: Lucy Hogg.

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