September 22, 2022 —
After Kandler, Yellow Tureen (2020) by Future Retrieval was acquired by the Cincinnati Art Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, following their expansive exhibition Close Parallel in 2021.
What if our lives could be as thoroughly designed and ordered as the interior of an aquarium?
This very connection between the past and present prompted the Denny Dimin Gallery in Manhattan to organize the ongoing group exhibition, “Fringe.”
Traditionally the decorative arts are concerned with the aesthetics of functional objects such as furniture, vessels, and textiles, which are often designed to be reproduced. “Close Parallel” initiates a bold and daring conversation about perceptions of form and function through domestic vignettes that feature unusual juxtapositions and mutating motifs.
Future Retrieval: Close Parallel opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum on February 26 and features contemporary reimaginings of works from the Museum’s extensive permanent collection.
February 25, 2021 —
The art duo’s “Close Parallel” exhibition launches this month at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Future Retrieval’s exhibition Close Parallel at the Cincinnati Art Museum, February 26–August 29, 2021.
September 24, 2020 —
Future Retrieval included in a group exhibition, The Planter Show at Fort Makers Gallery and reviewed in Vogue.
Future Retrieval’s work offers a layered understanding of the present while holding on to the past and looking toward the future.
Future Retrieval, a collaborative, presents an enigmatic trio of objects that invoke ancient relics but also up-to-the-minute products of a 3-D printer, conflating authenticity and artifice.
The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is proud to present The Incongruous Body, curated by Tim Berg who brings together fourteen artists who represent, stylize, hybridize, and deconstruct the human body to starkly different comic effect.
A milestone in the revival of a famous Cincinnati name A new Rookwood fireplace, designed by local artists Terence Hammonds, Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis, has been given to the Cincinnati Art Museum by the company and artists. By: Erin Couch Posted on: June 12, 2018 Read on City Beat. Rookwood Pottery has a storied place in Cincinnati lore, as well as in the Cincinnati Art Museum — it owns over 400 examples of Rookwood works, with 100 of…Read More
New Acquisition: When Past and Present Collide
December 08, 2017 —
Gentrification, Income Inequality and Donald Trump Baby Turds by Paddy Johnson on November 24, 2017 Listen to Podcast In this episode of Explain Me William Powhida and Paddy Johnson talk about the 450 million dollar Leonardo Da Vinci of disputed authenticity and the Boyle Heights activists who follow artist Laura Owen’s from L.A. to New York to protest her non-profit 365 Mission while she visited The Whitney. Activists believe the presence of her gallery will lead to displacement. Additionally, we discuss the exhibitions listed below.
Future Retrieval Comes to NYC with New Solo Exhibition October 26, 2017 by Caitlin Confort Read on Art Zealous We’re excited to announce that our friends at Future Retrieval opened their first solo exhibition with Denny Gallery in NYC entitled Permanent Spectacle. Dynamic duo, Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, spent the past year in their studio working on Permanent Spectacle, which was first shown at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA this spring. The pair worked with the…Read More
Future Retrieval: Permanent Spectacle April 15, 2017 – October 1, 2017 Permanent Spectacle features a fantastical world that reinterprets museum exhibition and display. The immersive tableau includes constructed landscapes, scenic hand-cut wallpaper, wildlife, and other objects that have been altered through the process of digital collection and material selection. Created by Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker working collaborative under the name Future Retrieval, the site specific installation is informed by the duo’s extensive research of historical collections from the…Read More
Future Retrieval: Historic Objects through a Contemporary Lens By Caitlin Confort, January 4, 2017 Read on Art Zealous. Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis work collectively under the name Future Retrieval. They met in Cincinnati where they are both fine art professors and have been collab-ing since 2008, developing a unique aesthetic centered on craft and good design. Parker and Davis make influential historic objects relevant today by examining the original context of each piece and re-positioning it into a contemporary dialogue…Read More
Read in Sculpture Magazine. By Kate Bonansinga, printed in the March 2016 issue.
The Artist-Centric Movement has its Milestone Moment: SPRING/BREAK by PADDY JOHNSON on MARCH 7, 2016 Read on Art F City. Walking around SPRING/BREAK this Saturday seemed indicative of a watershed moment. The artist-centric movement we’ve been tracking for the last several years is finally gaining more visibility and commercial success and no where is that more evident than this fair. Located on the administrative floors at Moynihan Station (above the main post office), over 100 curated projects took over once…Read More