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Ida Applebroog at Hauser & Wirth (Savile Row) March 17th, 2011 - April 30th, 2011
Posted 4/3/11
        When she paints, Ida Applebroog treats the canvas like a three-dimensional object, a structure that she annotates with her distinctive monochromatic paintings. These canvases stand freely around the gallery, sometimes in groups, sometimes physically bolted together, other times jutting out from a wall, telling a story across the room like a three dimensional graphic novel. Hauser and Wirth’s Saville Row space is cavernous enough to accommodate many of these Marginalia... [more]
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Origin of the world  
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Ida Applebroog at Hauser & Wirth 69th Street New York January 19th, 2010 - March 6th, 2010
Posted 2/26/10
Forty years ago, artist Ida Applebroog, mother of 4 took refuge at night in the one place of solitude: the bathtub.  As she soaked for several hours each evening, she drew her body, specifically her crotch in a series of sketch pads. The endeavor resulted in more than 160 vagina drawings. The year was 1969, she was  turning 40 years old, known by her married name Ida Horowitz, and unhappily living in San Diego. When she and her family returned to NY in 1974, the drawings were packed away and... [more]
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