William Anastasi: Raw, The Drawing Center, New York, NY


William Anastasi, The Drawing Center, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn

William Anastasi, Untitled, 1966
One gallon of industrial high-gloss enamel, poured
Dimensions variable

April 21 — July 21, 2007

For this exhibition William Anastasi has recreated seminal site-specific works dating from the mid-1960s. These early pieces are a testament to the artist’s interest and pioneering efforts in site-specific projects, as well as in the medium of drawing. The artworks incisively explore the nature and behavior of drawing in the gallery space through different strategies, bringing to the surface questions about site and medium specificity, materiality, and the dematerialization of the art object.