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Icosahedron Gallery

Exhibition Detail
"A Foot In The Grave"
Curated by: Robert Berry
606 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

October 30th, 2009 - November 25th, 2009
October 30th, 2009 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
"Incident on a Platform", Mike WorralMike Worral, "Incident on a Platform"

, "Fiddlers Nocturn""Fiddlers Nocturn"
Windows Of Portent, Mike WorralMike Worral, Windows Of Portent
Tantrum, Mike WorralMike Worral, Tantrum
The Relevance of Time , Mike WorralMike Worral, The Relevance of Time
Altercation, Mike WorralMike Worral, Altercation
Chess, Aleksandar DevicAleksandar Devic, Chess,
2009, Acrilic on canvas, 60x70cm
The Four Seasons of Yorik - Midwinter, Anna RavliucAnna Ravliuc,
The Four Seasons of Yorik - Midwinter
With Loneliness on Your Own, Anna RavliucAnna Ravliuc, With Loneliness on Your Own
Turn Of Earth, Maka KhmaladzeMaka Khmaladze, Turn Of Earth
Libra, Maka KhmaladzeMaka Khmaladze, Libra
, Melinda CriderMelinda Crider
, Melinda CriderMelinda Crider
Liberty Leading the Crucifixtion, Stevan JacksStevan Jacks, Liberty Leading the Crucifixtion

Jailbird, Stevan JacksStevan Jacks, Jailbird
American Gothic 2, Stevan JacksStevan Jacks, American Gothic 2
Bottle Nose Bahama Breeze Goblin, David MorganDavid Morgan, Bottle Nose Bahama Breeze Goblin,
Agnes & Gustov, Yael ErlichmanYael Erlichman, Agnes & Gustov
Ossi & Toni, Yael ErlichmanYael Erlichman, Ossi & Toni
The Road Alone, Floyd AtkinsFloyd Atkins, The Road Alone
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Tuesday-Friday 11-6pm Saturday 12-5
sculpture, surrealism

Ico Gallery is honored to announce “A Foot In The Grave,” a collective exhibition running through the month of November, which examines the fragility of life and death.  The artists in this exhibition have forgone the question of when life begins and have taken on their social duty to examine when life ends, and what it means to be alive.  Through multiple mediums and artistic styles, they examine their own lives to see what it is to be alive, and what it means to society in today’s world.

Through new forms, techniques and mediums, a new type of artist was created, one who conceptualized and produced works from ideas, not from traditional means of creation.  A new breed of artistic thinker has emerged in the past few years, and I have chosen works by artists from around the globe in order to examine how fragile the balance of life and death actually is.  With terrorism, horrific natural disasters and new diseases taking lives prematurely, we begin to ponder what it actually means to be alive.  Death has been depicted through the entire history of art, and will do so until the last human expires.
- Robert Berry

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