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Hosted in the industrial relics of the legendary Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, Walker's A Subtlety interacted with the building, its surroundings and its history in complex ways, by virtue of its physicality and the artist's powerful intention.
Confusion is to be avoided, as is nuance, subtlety or anything else that might make people's brains hurt in the summer months.
At its most successful, Friedman's work has an intellectual subtlety that is nicely in line with its structural delicacy, encouraging a solitary and focused mode of interaction, so the payoff for the minor inconvenience of having to call the gallery for permission to visit was an unusually contemplative environment.
Subtlety can be the best bet to avoid hurt feelings, but it doesn't always get the message across.
Composed of multiple layers of varying opacity, the appearance of the skin will change when seen from near and far, appearing more uniform for distance, revealing greater subtlety when approached.
You could read Stacey D'Erasmo for the subtlety of her insights or the beauty of her language or for her tumbling, shifting arrangements of plot and characters, like pieces of a puzzle that can be solved in different ways.
Highlights in this realm include the rhythmic Elevation Music, the newgrass for the masses Bubble Radio, and the hypnotic title track Robot Monster, where he moves With energy, subtlety, and charm along a one-chord skeleton.
Not only is it a film about the power of origins, it also suggests the complexity and subtlety of how places form us in ways that are at once clear and obscure.
When discussing the international economy, Clarida is full of insight, subtlety, and nuance, in a wide-ranging discussion that covers the recent loosening of monetary policy, declining U.
The subtlety comes in his last paragraph: "If we want to ensure national security.
Much of the subtlety of human-to-human communication is lost in electronic messages.
Every subtlety of a project is transferred, not just basic dissolves and effects but titles, layers, dynamic audio levels and mix, keyframes, customized effects, color correction, AudioSuite and AVX plug-ins, and batch import information.