Abrons Art CenterFeb 1, 6:30pm
Sarah Charlesworth, The White Lady, 1980. Installation at Tony Shafrazi, New York, 1981.
Sarah Charlesworth, Spiral Galaxy, 1981.
Sarah Charlesworth, Lightning.
Sarah Charlesworth, Stone Tablet.
Sarah Charlesworth, Explosion.
“If I do something to a photograph, the viewer has an impulse to naturalize what happened, to correct the mistake.”
“If this is what this material does now, just treat it as a positive thing.“
There’s an inherent failure in all traditional art media; while lives and time appear to move and change, an artwork remains forever a prisoner of its own birth time, and our subsequent need to preserve and consume it.
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The world is so tactile, and I want the paintings to be that tactile.
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