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Perforations
June 12 - August 2, 2003



This exhibition examines the work of artists who consciously create voids in their work as an active element. Whether by cutting, tearing, gouging, or burning, the actions are meant to create or imply an alternative space, emphasize absence, or reveal fundamental structural differences. In many pieces the holes describe a process of destruction or elimination, rendering functional forms useless or powerless. In other works the artistís efforts are constructive and the punctures become a means to literally engage layers of materials and the play of light and shadow. Perforations features paintings, works on paper, sculpture and photography by the following artists: Noriko Ambe, Reed Anderson, Jean Blackburn, Jonathan Callan, Davide Cantoni, John Digby, Heide Fasnacht, Lucio Fontana, Susan Graham, Arturo Herrera, Oliver Herring, Siobhan Liddell, Gordon Matta-Clark, Aric Obrosey, Matt Schwede, Jane South, Jessica Stockholder and Lane Twitchell.
 
  Noriko Ambe, Lands of emptiness-expanding
Noriko Ambe
Lands of emptiness-expanding - Linear Actions Cutting Project 2A, 2001-02
1200 sheets of Houshi-shi paper
31 x 43 x 9 3/4 inches
Reed Anderson, Master & Servant
Reed Anderson
Master & Servant, 2003
Airbrush, acrylic and punched holes on paper
36 X 39 3/8 inches
Jean Blackburn, Serviette
Jean Blackburn
Serviette, 2002
Mixed media
42 1/2 X 37 X 30 inches
  Jonathan Callan, The Rivers and Names of Glen Orchy
Jonathan Callan
The Rivers and Names of Glen Orchy, 2001
Paper, needles, wood
41 x 41 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches
Davide Cantoni, 01032 (Tito in Space)
Davide Cantoni
01032 (Tito in Space), 2001
Burnt vellum
8 1/2 X 11 inches
Davide Cantoni, 99039 (Space Station)
Davide Cantoni
99039 (Space Station), 1999
Burnt vellum
11 X 8 1/2 inches
  Davide Cantoni, 00015 (Einstein and his Cousin)
Davide Cantoni
00015 (Einstein and his Cousin), 2000
Burnt vellum
11 X 8 1/2 inches
Davide Cantoni, 00021 (Giraffe House)
Davide Cantoni
00021 (Giraffe House), 2000
Burnt vellum
11 X 8 1/2 inches
John Digby, Undergrowth IV
John Digby
Undergrowth IV, 2003
Inlaid collage
17 3/4 inches diameter
  John Digby, Undergrowth V
John Digby
Undergrowth V, 2003
Inlaid collage
17 3/4 inches diameter
Heide Fasnacht, Sneeze IV
Heide Fasnacht
Sneeze IV, 2001
Hand punctures through rag paper
40 3/8 X 59 3/4 inches
Lucio Fontana, Concetto-Spaziale - Black
Lucio Fontana
Concetto-Spaziale - Black, 1968
Porcelain
5 X 18 inches
Ed. 35/75
  Susan Graham, .44 Army Six-Shot Single Action Center Fire Revolver (Porcelain)
Susan Graham
.44 Army Six-Shot Single Action Center Fire Revolver (Porcelain), 2001
Porcelain and vitrine
6 X 15 X 8 inches
Arturo Herrera, Untitled (Plank)
Arturo Herrera
Untitled (Plank), 2002
Paint on Ranger board with clear varnish
25 3/4 X 7 1/8 inches
Oliver Herring, B and W Miek/Twice
Oliver Herring
B and W Miek/Twice, 2000
Multi-layered black and white photograph
15 1/2 X 13 1/2 inches
  Siobhan Liddell, Untitled P10005
Siobhan Liddell
Untitled, 1999
Paper, watercolor, and filament with wooden base and plexi cover
26 X 11 X 12 inches
Gordan Matta-Clark, Etant d'Art Locatoire
Gordan Matta-Clark
Etant d'Art Locatoire, 1975
Color photographs
Diptych, each 22 X 27 inches
Aric Obrosey, Laced Lung II
Aric Obrosey
Laced Lung II, 1993
Cut paper
52 X 35 inches
  Matt Schwede, Ulcerous Tissue P10011
Matt Schwede
Ulcerous Tissue, 2003
Burned waxed paper
7 X 6 X 1/2 inches
Matt Schwede, Ulcerous Tissue P10012
Matt Schwede
Ulcerous Tissue, 2003
Burned waxed paper
7 X 6 X 1/2 inches
Matt Schwede, Ulcerous Tissue P10013
Matt Schwede
Ulcerous Tissue, 2003
Burned waxed paper
7 X 6 X 1/2 inches
  Matt Schwede, Ulcerous Tissue P10014
Matt Schwede
Ulcerous Tissue, 2003
Burned waxed paper
7 X 6 X 1/2 inches
Jane South, Between Foreground and Background
Jane South
Between Foreground and Background, 2003
Mixed media
48 X 24 X 12 inches
Jessica Stockholder, Untitled P10009
Jessica Stockholder
Untitled, 2002
Mixed media
28 X 35 inches framed
  Lane Twitchell, Run and Hide (Godseye #2)
Lane Twitchell
Run and Hide (Godseye #2), 2002-03
Cut paper mounted to panel
36 X 36 inches
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