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SculptureCenter is pleased to present the group exhibition < i>A Disagreeable Object. Taking its title from Alberto Giacometti's sur realist sculptures\, this building-wide exhibition explores themes of desir e and repulsion\, the familiar and the unfamiliar. The surrealist object wa s situated at a remove from its status as an artwork\; it operated in direc t response to\, and simultaneously influenced\, social and cultural attitud es towards developments in art\, industry\, design and commodification. Thi s exhibition brings together a group of international artists who similarly posit the object in relation to capitalist culture and technology\, as wel l as the gendered oppositions between interior and exterior space. Strategi es implemented by the surrealists have a newfound relevancy\, such as the u ncanny and informe\, although the current context has shifted. This exhibition examines these impulses in current art and poses questions about relationships between the present-day status of the economy\, the body\, d omesticity\, technology\, and eros.

DTEND:20121126 DTSTAMP:20140922T230443 DTSTART:20120915 GEO:40.746944;-73.940851 LOCATION:Sculpture Center\,44-19 Purves Street \nLong Island City\, NY 1110 1 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:A Disagreeable Object\, Alisa Baremboym\, Alexandra Bircken\, Ian C heng\, Talia Chetrit\, Martin Soto Climent\, FOS\, Aneta Grzeszykowska\, Ca mille Henrot\, Ann Cathrin November Hoibo\, Alicja Kwade\, Charles Long\, S arah Lucas\, Laura Riboli\, Matthew Ronay\, Pamela Rosenkranz\, Michael E. Smith\, Johannes Vanderbeek\, Andro Wekua\, Susanne M. Winterling\, Anicka Yi UID:227182 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20120915T190000 DTSTAMP:20140922T230443 DTSTART:20120915T170000 GEO:40.746944;-73.940851 LOCATION:Sculpture Center\,44-19 Purves Street \nLong Island City\, NY 1110 1 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:A Disagreeable Object\, Alisa Baremboym\, Alexandra Bircken\, Ian C heng\, Talia Chetrit\, Martin Soto Climent\, FOS\, Aneta Grzeszykowska\, Ca mille Henrot\, Ann Cathrin November Hoibo\, Alicja Kwade\, Charles Long\, S arah Lucas\, Laura Riboli\, Matthew Ronay\, Pamela Rosenkranz\, Michael E. Smith\, Johannes Vanderbeek\, Andro Wekua\, Susanne M. Winterling\, Anicka Yi UID:227183 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR