Emilie Halpern & Eric Zimmerman: Cosmos

Emilie Halpern & Eric Zimmerman: Cosmos

May 8 - June 26, 2010

Art Palace

3913 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Get directions

(512) 496-0687

LA based artist Emilie Halpern and Austin artist Eric Zimmerman are featured in their first two-person exhibition at Art Palace! In Cosmos, Halpern’s romantic photographs and sculpture are paired with Zimmerman’s graphite drawings, etchings, and sculpture. In a collaborative piece both artists’ voices are recorded as they read Carl Sagan’s text Pale Blue Dot– the alternating sentences loop endlessly through a pair of Califone tape recorders. Both artists explore those places in knowledge and culture where seemingly unrelated and disparate juxtapositions open a doorway between the fact of the physical world and the possibilities of myth and magic. You have got to check out Zimmerman’s meticulous drawing of Clint Eastwood as The Outlaw Josey Wales too.

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