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MEATY BEATY BIG AND BOUNCY

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© Courtesy of the artist & The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
MEATY BEATY BIG AND BOUNCY

258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
March 24th, 2013 - May 26th, 2013
Opening: March 24th, 2013 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.aldrichart.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
PHONE:  
203.438.4519
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Sunday, 12 noon to 5 pm
TAGS:  
video-art, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

This exhibition marks the largest presentation of the Los Angeles-based artist's work to date, and includes the never-before-seen video THE ASS AND THE LAP DOG as the centerpiece of the presentation. Also on display are sculptures created from everyday objects made strange, menacing, or abstract, as well as drawings that utilize cartooning and linguistic play. Dodge's primary mode is suggestion: the transmission and translation of information to the viewer, wherein an artwork hinges on the information exchanged between the two. Dodge pushes the limit not just of the medium of drawing, but also of what can be said, understood, perceived, and permitted. This exhibition is curated by Aldrich curatorial consultant Kelly Taxter.