Christoph Draeger

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Lush Life: Chapters 5-9  
Manuel Acevedo, Derrick Adams, Olivier Babin, Nina Lola Bachhuber, Pedro Barbeito, Robert Beck, Erik Benson, Chakaia Booker, Nanna Debois Buhl, Patty Chang, Tim Davis, Jessica Dickinson, Christoph Draeger, Kai Schiemenz / Iris Fluegel, Dana Frankfort, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Coco Fusco, Paul Gabrielli, Jackie Gendel, Nicolas Di Genova, Melissa Gordon, Robin Graubard, Joanne Greenbaum, Tommy Hartung, Karen Heagle, Leslie Hewitt, Scott Hug, Carol Irving, Ezra Johnson, Rashid Johnson, Jayson Keeling, Alisha Kerlin, Yashua Klos, David Kramer, Justen Ladda, Robert Lazzarini, Patrick Lee, José Lerma, Dani Leventhal, Dana Levy, Amy Longenecker-Brown, Gina Magid, Robert Melee, Alice O'Malley, Paul Pagk, Paul Pfeiffer, Jackie Saccoccio, David Shapiro, Rudy Shepherd, Xaviera Simmons, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, Elisabeth Subrin, Gail Thacker, Jonathan VanDyke, Claudia Weber, Ishmael Randall Weeks, Matthew Weinstein, Judi Werthein, Mario Ybarra Jr. at Collette Blanchard Gallery July 8th, 2010 - August 13th, 2010
Posted 8/7/10
Here's the second half of my post on , a multi-gallery exhibition curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez-Chahoud featuring the works of 60 artists.  Named after and inspired by Richard Price's 2008 novel set in the Lower East Side, the group exhibition is presented in nine neighborhood galleries - each focusing on one of the nine chapters from the book.  Chapters 5-9 are on view at Y Gallery, Collette Blanchard, Salon 94, Scaramouche, and Eleven Rivington, respectively.  The first and last... [more]
The End, Again   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Christoph Draeger at Roebling Hall October 10th, 2008 - November 15th, 2008
Posted 10/18/08
In his recent exhibition , Christoph Draeger examines our culture’s fascination with looming disasters ranging from self-destructive pop figures to historical atrocities. As alluded in its title, the show is comprised mostly of restaged renowned art and film works. In Shipping Disaster (Large Glass Stripped Bare) (2008), Draeger presents a simplified version of Duchamp’s ambitious glass sculpture “The Large Glass,” which was damaged in transport after being exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum in... [more]
Difference of the Same   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Christoph Draeger, Reuben Lorch-Miller at Catharine Clark Gallery April 26th, 2008 - June 7th, 2008
Posted 5/1/08
  Albeit separate shows and forms of expression, Christoph Draeger and Reuben Lorch-Miller's art, displayed together at the Catharine Clark Gallery, successfully occupy the same space, and though different in approach and intention are intrinsically connected. In Draeger's show there is an abundant use of images from popular Western culture, especially from the 1960s. Whether it is vinyl records recorded by dead singers or hippie youth culture, Draeger's work relies upon automatic popular... [more]
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