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William Anastasi

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William Anastasi, N. Dash at Nicole Klagsbrun September 8th, 2011 - October 22nd, 2011
Posted 9/25/11

The New York City subway is a strange mechanism that collapses distance and time. A train moves through a tunnel, most often beneath the city, carrying people who are more or less stationary; it hurtles in darkness at intense speeds, so that its passengers can emerge elsewhere above ground.  The act of drawing—the process of making marks on a surface—also complicates spatial and temporal realities. Through the hand, a thought becomes corporeal, transforming the flatness of paper into the optical space... [more]

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