Published in 1986
Curated by Catherine Howe

RETROACTIVE (September 13-October 25, 1986) Hallwalls Inc, Buffalo NY, 1986. [Twenty page booklet producted in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title. An introduction as well as short essays on each artist were written by Catherine Howe (Curator, Hallwalls). The exhibition examines contemporary relationships to history. ISBN 0-936739-02-9

Artists associated with this publication:
Michael Corris, Katharine Kuharic, John Franklin, Don Freeman, Paul Laster, Tyler Turkle, Gordon Voisey

Some events connected to this publication:
September 13, 1986 - RETROACTIVE

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

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 ...