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Felix Gonzalez-Torres, FF Alumn, in group show at A.R.T. Press opens August 1, 2002.
Art Resources Transfer,
Inc. aka A.R.T. Press
210 11th Ave., #403
New York, NY 10001
Phone 212 691 5956 / Fax 212 741 1356
August 1 - August 23, 2002
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 1st, 6-8pm
Closing Reception: Thursday, August 22nd, 6-8pm
Works by Luciana Betesh, Luis Camnitzer, Julia Castagno, Vija Celmins, Alejandro Cesarco, Liam Gillick, Charles Goldman, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Douglas Gordon, Jim Hodges, Philippe Parreno, Jack Pierson, Nida Sinnokrot, and Rudolf Stingel.
Chapter V presents works that employ beauty as a restorer of a fleeting object of desire; and artifice that is fabricated to replace that which is ephemeral. Time, a fractured eternity, is reconstituted by an attempt at permanence. The exhibition examines representations of seduction and desire. Representation signals, by definition, an absence; and seduction is a game that is only satisfied by its own continuous perpetuation.
A conceptual shift lies in the strategies of making these works, their emphasis is not primarily placed on the transmission of information but on how meaning is felt. Chapter V is organized by Julie Baranes, independent curator from Paris, and Alejandro Cesarco, artist and curator from Montevideo. Both currently reside in New York.
A small catalogue
will accompany the exhibition.
Receptions wines Bouchard Père & Fils.
Summer hours are Monday through Friday from 11am to 6pm.