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Penelope Gottlieb

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Prime Real Estate   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Penelope Gottlieb at Kim Light / LightBox January 24th, 2009 - March 7th, 2009
Posted 2/22/09
Penelope Gottlieb's installation, is both playful and somber.  The installation is comprised of monochrome drawings, in frames matching the color in each drawing, all placed salon style around a fake fireplace.  The fire in the fireplace lights up as if it were real and the gallery space is made to feel like an odd, kitsch representation of a living room.  Gottlieb depicts, in simple, semi realistic colored pencil drawings, homes that represent the stereotype of the American dream, and more... [more]
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Marianne Mueller at Kim Light / LightBox January 24th, 2009 - March 7th, 2009
Posted 2/2/09
          There are no faces in Marianne Mueller's photographs. The Swiss artist shoots thighs, arms, breasts, legs, sheets, shoes, poles, and bathtubs, but leaves eyes, noses, and mouths out of the picture. It's a brilliantly simple move. Every nuance of Mueller's newest exhibition at Kim Light/Lightbox evokes the shape and weight of a body-even images of microphones or piping feel like they're waiting to be filled by a living, breathing figure. Yet without facial expressions to pin down... [more]
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