Hobby and Work
October 24 - December 21, 2013
UNTITLED Miami Beach, FL
12th St and Ocean Drive
December 2 - 8, 2013 | Booth A07
Angelina Gualdoni, Julie Schenkelberg, Todd Kelly, Gudmundur Thoroddsen, and Annie Attridge
ArtSlant: review of Hobby and Work by Aldrin Valdez, Nov. 26, 2013.
Time Out NY: short review of Hobby and Work. Nov. 11, 2013.
ARTINFO: review of Hobby and Work by Eileen Kinsella. Nov. 2, 2013.
Shrimp Peels and Hair, "Dirty Doodles and Hoops", review of Hobby and Work by Tony Mangle. Oct. 3, 2013.
For Guðmundur Thoroddsen’s second exhibition with Asya Geisberg Gallery, the artist continues his exploration into the tropes of modern masculinity. In “Hobby and Work”, Thoroddsen merges the antiquity-laced bearded busts of male gods with activities such as basketball, hunting, and brewing beer. In his group scenes in gouache, pencil, collage, and ink on paper, men are organized as if in a Byzantine painting, without Renaissance perspective, but rather a staggered organization. Employing an often cartoonish style, Thoroddsen sometimes veers into boyish naughtiness, like dirty doodles carved into a school desk. Thoroddsen charts...
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