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REMEMBER WHEN NOTHING WAS HERE

CLIFF HENGST

DECEMBER 2017 / MINNESOTA STREET PROJECT

An exhibit of signs and words, and words on signs… observations on art writing and art talking, and talking about art differently than how we write about art. Why? Is there a reason we write (or attempt to write) so damn fancy when we often talk about art so crudely and / or cruelly? Is one more real? Has one been validated?

Cliff Hengst is an artist and performer, with a BFA from SFAI and current teaching position in the SFAI grad program. Hengst’s one-man play, "Mr. Akita" was recently performed at the Berkeley Art Museum as part of their Matrix program. He has exhibited his work at SFMOMA, Southern Exposure, The San Francisco Arts Commission and Gallery 16 in San Francisco. Hengst has performed and exhibited at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Machine Project in Los Angeles and , The Tang Museum at Skidmore College in New York.

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* ^ really anchors... install image by Lena Corwin ^
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