• Martin Beck Restructures the Sequence

    Martin Beck at 47 Canal
    Martin Beck at 47 Canal
    Artist Martin Beck being reflective
    Artist Martin Beck being reflective

    Thoughtful and cerebral art can be made well and captivate its audience. AF came to the opening of Martin Beck for The thirty-six sets do not constitute a sequence last April 16th. The wall had photographs of a floral bouquet being constructed or emptied in no particular sequence. There was a mid wall with a video and the burnished floor metal plate provided a skewed reflective mirror of people walking around it.  A really strong outing from one of the more unique and art credentialed spaces on the Lower East Side / Chinatown area. Keep an open mind and you will be able to figure out the rationale of the obvious sequence or its unusual arrangement. Art does not have to be definitive all the time. Sheer brilliance happens when it is out of sequence.

     

    Martin Beck: The thirty-six sets do not constitute a sequence

    On View: April 16 – May 17, 2015

    Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun (12 to 6 pm)

    47 Canal. 291 Grand Street, 2nd Floor. NYC, NY 10002

     

    Text by: Oscar A. Laluyan

    Photography by: Olya Turcihin

    This is ART night on the Lower East Side
    This is ART night on the Lower East Side
    Art by Martin Beck at 47 Canal
    Art by Martin Beck at 47 Canal
    Glass is always full of ART
    Glass is always full of ART
    The creative set out for LES Art Night
    The creative set out for LES Art Night
    Guests get into the Reflective Mood
    Guests get into the Reflective Mood
    Window View at 47 Canal
    Window View at 47 Canal
    Martin Beck opening at 47 Canal
    Martin Beck opening at 47 Canal
    The art set at 47 Canal
    The art set at 47 Canal
    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar A. Laluyan is a critic, curator and an art writer for several online publications, . He has worked in a museum and at an art gallery founded by a former architect of Richard Meier's firm. His passion for contemporary art is reflected and directed to seeing the future.

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