Sarah Oppenheimer: D-17, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX

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Installation view September 16 – December 5, 2010 Walking up to Sewall Hall after dark, Sarah Oppenheimer’s D-17 feels as otherworldly as the monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey. A year and a half in the making, the epic 65-foot, aluminum-sheathed white structure angles above the transom of Sewall Hall’s front doors, into the foyer and extends into the floor of the gallery itself. Along the way the work seemingly passes through two walls of […]

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Currents 102: Sarah Oppenheimer, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

  Installation view April 11 — July 6, 2008 Currents 102: Sarah Oppenheimer is an exhibition by the artist, entitled Horizontal Roll, that offers a cinematic view of contemporary works in the Museum’s collection. Oppenheimer creates installations that reconfigure the built environment. In Horizontal Roll, she uses architecture to generate a “filmic” experience. Shaped holes puncture walls, framing vistas into adjacent spaces constructing views of works of art from the Museum’s contemporary collection. Each hole operates […]

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