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Anna Von Mertens at Sara Meltzer Gallery December 10th, 2009 - January 16th, 2010
Posted 1/10/10
    For those who have followed the work of Anna Von Mertens in recent years, her new solo exhibition at Sara Meltzer Gallery will no doubt be a surprise.  Since 2000, Von Mertens has translated scientific data such as star constellations, water currents and nuclear energy into stitch patterns and dyed fabrics. In her new body of work, she abandons the reliance on facts for a more abstract and subjective reading of history. The series Portraits evolved in response to Walter Benjamin’s notion of... [more]
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