Where I would like to be…

….Athens where Igor Josifov is performing 2-Dimensional at the Onassis Cultural Center prior to a talk by Marina Abramovic. Igor Josifov has participated in her exhibition at the MoMA “The Artist is Present” in 2010. He performed 2-Dimensional for the opening of the modern wing at the Art Institute of Chicago. The work literally encases the artist’s body and creates energy with viewers through the potential for a direct engagement.  Although the artist is visible and lucid, the case renders the artist’s body as intangible.

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…New York with the fair frenzy having taken over the city. Since I could not be there this year, here are a few pictures that are memories of last year. My personal highlight was of course seeing Takesada Matsutani at the Guggenheim as we opened the gallery in 2009 with a solo exhibition of his work. The overall exhibition “Gutai – Splendid Playground” was fantastic curated by Ming Tiampo and Alexandra Munroe.

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The good news is though that we will be exhibiting both Takesada Matsutani and Igor Josifov at Art Paris Art Fair in Paris at stand G9.

 

 

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