• This Is Not a Prop at David Zwirner (Video)

    David Zwirner is pleased to present This Is Not a Prop at the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street locations in New York. The exhibition includes work by Alex Da Corte, Jonathas de Andrade, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Jonah Groeneboer, Gordon Hall, Hannah Levy, Donald Moffett, Paulo Nazareth, Elle Pérez, Oren Pinhassi, Christina Quarles, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Franz West.

    This Is Not a Prop brings together a multigenerational group of artists whose work explores the liminal space between body and object. The exhibition takes as its point of departure Franz West’s (1947–2012) furniture and Passstücke (Adaptives), which are represented in the show by three works: Paravent (Passstück) (Screen [Adaptive]) (c. 1982); 2625 (1991/1999); and Passstücke (mit Video mit Verwendungstipps) (Adaptives [with Video with Usage Tips]) (1996). Intended to be interacted with, these works redefine art as a social experience and ask how objects can function both as physical extensions of the body and as representations of the human experience.

    This Is Not a Prop is organized by Alec Smyth and Cristina Vere Nicoll.

     

    Artists
    Alex Da Corte Jonathas de Andrade Felix Gonzalez-Torres Jonah Groeneboer Gordon Hall Hannah Levy Donald Moffett Paulo Nazareth Elle Pérez Oren Pinhassi Christina Quarles Paul Mpagi Sepuya Wolfgang Tillmans Franz West

     

    This Is Not a Prop at David Zwirner
    525 & 533 West 19th Street, New York
    June 27—August 3, 2018

    Jamie Martinez

    Jamie Martinez

    Jamie Martinez is the founder and publisher of ARTE FUSE contemporary art platform. His process involves constructing, deconstructing and fragmenting images, data, and information geometrically into triangulated segments and is also the founder/director of The Border Project Space in Brooklyn. Jamie studied at the International Fine Arts College, Fashion Institute of Technology and the Art Students League. Follow him @triangulism (instagram and twitter)

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