The Painstaking Process of Barbara Kasten’s “Stages” by Hannah Stamler, Mondern Painters, May 3, 2015

“This well-deserved survey, on view at ICA Philadelphia from February 3 to August 16, tracks the genesis of Barbara Kasten’s practice from the artist’s early woven sculptures to her transition to photography in the 1970s and output from the past decade. Curator Alex Klein organizes Kasten’s considerable body of work — mainly photographs, some sculptures, a stage set for an eerily scored dance performance (documented in VHS), and a new video projection — legibly, with pieces grouped chronologically or juxtaposed to reveal thematic similarities also described in an informative accompanying booklet…”

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