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CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES: 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Hallwalls


Published in 1996

Consider the Alternatives: 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Hallwalls - Hallwalls, Inc. Buffalo, NY 1996 [276 pp., text and b/w photos. Edited by Ronald Ehmke with Elizabeth Licata. Designed by Paul Szpakowski. Essays by and interviews with many people. Published following the retrospective exhibition titled "Alternatives: 20 Years of Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center," April 8 - June 18 1995, Burchfield-Penney Art Center] ISBN 0-936739-20-7
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April 5, 1995 - ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART AT HALLWALLS
April 7, 1995 - ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART AT HALLWALLS
April 7, 1995 - ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF HALLWALLS CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER
April 8, 1995 - ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART AT HALLWALLS
April 8, 1995 - ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF HALLWALLS CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER
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David Schirm
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...