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Fort Roll-Up: Claire Schneider

Laura Hutson, Nashville Scene

“This week on Fort Roll-Up, Laura and Brent talk to independent curator and native Nashvillian Claire Schneider. Schneider was in Nashville for the installation and opening of More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing Since the 1990s, an exhibit she curated that’s currently on view at Cheekwood. Schneider is based in Buffalo, N.Y., but she’s happy to return to her hometown and to Cheekwood, where she joined us in the idyllic Japanese Garden to discuss More Love.”

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A Tale of Two Rosses: Two Installations of Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (Ross in L.A.)

Laura Hutson, Nashville Scene

“One of the greatest parts about Cheekwood's More Love pop-up stationed next to Zeitgeist on Saturday was the inclusion of a second installation of Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled," Ross in L.A., a ready-made piece that's just waiting to be assembled. Here's what I wrote about the it in the Scene's Fall Guide:…”

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Dreaming on Death Row

Alicia Eler

“NASHVILLE — Tennessee is the buckle of the Bible belt, situated below the state of Kentucky and just north of Alabama. The temptation of fried pies, which I was told grandma made (not my Jewish grandma, however), Elvis statues as tourist attractions, and as many churches as sex shops lined the horizon of my visit to this Southern state. The second night of my stay, I stopped by a show called Unit 2 (Part 1) at Coop Gallery in downtown Nashville. Organized by Watkins College of Art professors Robin Paris and Tom Williams, this exhibition is comprised of collaborations between students and 11 prisoners on death row in the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, in northwest Nashville…”

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