October 17 - November 28, 2020
A solo exhibition featuring work by Ted Larsen.
From the gallery:
“Ted Larsen’s studio practice eschews a single theme or didactic agenda. Throughout his sculptural practice, the works keep possession of a formality and elegance, while at the same time poking fun of modernist purity. Larsen creates abstract sculptures from salvaged materials, or ‘non-art materials’, as he calls them, re-purposing ‘detritus’ in order to ‘re-contextualize’ its meaning. There are three distinct compositions utilized in the exhibition: Window Boxes, Camshafts, and Secret Boxes. Each functions differently, but all are intended to illuminate consciousness within us. The Window Boxes are essentially mirrors and allow for a place of reflection; The Camshafts are actuators of space and our relationship to it; The Secret Boxes contain unrevealed information.
Notes Larsen about the work, “Memory is elusive and time is fluid. Together they make our world somewhat unknowable. The work for this exhibition commenced at the beginning of the pandemic. There is an essential openness or blankness to this body of work which is intended to prompt the viewer towards introspection, to question what is seen and experienced as a metaphor for the larger world we inhabit.” A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ted Larsen has shown internationally since earning a B.F.A. from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ in 1986. Selected solo exhibitions since 2014 include; Galerie Dutko, Paris, France (2020); SP-Arte (Sao Paulo Art Fair) with PRIVATEVIEW Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2018); Art Rotterdam with PRIVATEVIEW Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2018); Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (2017); Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, California (2017); Volta 13 with PRIVATEVIEW Gallery, Basel, Switzerland (2017); The Old Jail Art Center (Cell Series), Albany, Texas (2016); Privateview Gallery, Torino, Italy (2016); Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, New York (2016); Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado (2015); Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2014); Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, New York (2014).”
Artist talk: October 9, 2020
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