Anthony McCall, Luciana Brito Galeria, Vila Olimpia, Brazil

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Anthony McCall, Meeting you Halfway II, 2010 May 10 – June 18, 2011 Luciana Brito Galeria presents the first solo exhibition in Brazil of works by Anthony McCall. Conceived as a retrospective, this exhibition of the artist’s earlier and more recent works is accompanied by a bilingual (Portuguese/English) catalogue featuring more than one hundred images and excerpts from several essays and interviews with Anthony McCall from the last decade—all unpublished in Portuguese—as well as an […]

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Anthony McCall & Finnbogi Pétursson, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY, and i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

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Installation by Anthony McCall June 26 – July 31, 2009 Sean Kelly Gallery and i8 Gallery announce two exhibitions, featuring Anthony McCall and Finnbogi Pétursson, being held concurrently in New York and Reykjavík, Iceland. In Reykjavík: Anthony McCall will present Doubling Back, 2003, at the Kartöflugeymslur, an old war bunker, positioned on the outskirts of the city. This projected light piece stretches from the floor almost to the ceiling and, over a period of thirty […]

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To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

  Mel Bochner, Theorem of Pythagoras, 1997 Wood engraving on handmade paper, 22 x 17-1/2 inches April 19 — June 22, 2008 Our era is driven by the possibilities inherent in reducing countless observations to one mathematical formula and of generating seemingly random phenomena from a set of precise rules. The geometry of the universe has been summarized in E=mc 2, the Book of Life has been translated into the four-letter code of DNA, and […]

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Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

  Hans Richter, Still from Filmstudie, 1926 35mm film transferred to video (black and white, silent) March 19–June 23, 2008 This exhibition considers the transformation of the art object from static image to light projection within two distinct artistic lineages: the unconventional optical techniques and social analyses of the 1920s Neue Optik, or “New Vision,” generation of artists, among them László Moholy-Nagy, Hans Richter, and Marcel Duchamp; and the situational aesthetics advanced by Gordon Matta-Clark, […]

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Ray of Light, by Ben Street, Artnet Magazine, January 11, 2008

    Anthony McCall, Long Film for Four Projectors, 1974 “In a 1971 video, the New York-based British artist Anthony McCall, in his period brogues and flapping corduroys, digs a hole in a nondescript area of ground, puts the unearthed soil into a box, wraps the box up carefully, then buries it back in the hole, replacing the soil and the square of turf on top of it, and stamping it down…“

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Anthony McCall & Imi Knoebel: Project, Transform, Erase, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

  Anthony McCall, You and I, Horizontal, 2005 Computer, computer script, video projector, and haze machine,  50 minute cycle in six parts June 9 — September 30, 2007 Anthony McCall and Imi Knoebel both have used deceptively simple projections with strikingly complex effects. You and I, Horizontal (2005), a digital projection — and recent SFMOMA acquisition — by McCall, draws on his 1970s-era solid-light film installations to create an engaging experience of light as a […]

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