Crystalline Architecture, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view June 30 – August 20, 2010 Curated by Josiah McElheny Participating Artists: Lyonel Feininger, Walter Gropius, Wenzel Hablik, Walther Klemm, Josiah McElheny, Eileen Quinlan, Heather Rowe, Robert Smithson, Katja Strunz, Bruno Taut This exhibition began with a question: is it possible for a particular aesthetic form or structure to express both abstract concepts and political ideals? A brief, yet formative moment in history suggests that it might be. Just after World War I, […]

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Josiah McElheny: Proposals for a Chromatic Modernism, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

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Josiah McElheny Charlotte Perriand (and Carlos Scarpa), Red, 2009 Hand blown glass, wood, metal,  and polished lacquer paint 31 1/4 x 90 x 13 inches September 12 – October 17, 2009 Andrea Rosen Gallery presents Josiah McElheny’s second solo exhibition with Andrea Rosen Gallery, Proposals for a Chromatic Modernism. One of the deep satisfactions of following McElheny’s career as an artist is to continue to witness the expansion of his physical mastery alongside the deepening of […]

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Constructivismes (A Visual Essay), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

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  Installation view April 24 – June 10, 2009 Organized by Olivier Renaud-Clement Participating Artists:  Matthias Bitzer, Burgoyne Diller, Akira Kanayama, Barbara Kasten, Kazimir Malevich, Katja Strunz Spanning nearly 100 years, the works in this exhibition offer insight into the shape of our culture and the movements of inspiration—moments in time radically altering the course of history and the present forever constructing the past. Constructivismes – (A visual essay) originated with a specific interest in […]

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Robert Gober & Felix Gonzalez-Torres: A Shadow Leaving an Object, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

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  Feliz Gonzalez-Torres, “Untitled”(March 5th) #1 December 12, 2008 – January 31, 2009 A Shadow Leaving an Object pairs Robert Gober’s Prison Window, a barred window looking out to a swath of blue sky, with Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ “Untitled”(March 5th) #1, a pair of mirrors, identical and round, set together, flush with the wall. Both works are embedded and never cross the threshold of the wall, thereby rendering the room technically empty. Viewers become the only physical presence within the […]

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