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all we ever wanted was everything

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Exit Glacier, 2005 © Shannon Ebner
all we ever wanted was everything
Curated by: galería perdida

323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
November 5th, 2010 - December 4th, 2010
Opening: November 5th, 2010 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.efanyc.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
hell's kitchen
EMAIL:  
projectspace@efanyc.org
PHONE:  
212-563-5855 x244
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday through Saturday, 12-6pm
TAGS:  
minimalism, free art photography, installation, conceptual, abstract, modern, traditional, sculpture
COST:  
FREE

DESCRIPTION

all we ever wanted was everything commissions nine artists to question the importance of the single image.

For this exhibition, a selection of diverse artists will design a single black and white image to be produced as a run of one thousand posters, free for the taking.

They represent an acknowledgment of the poster's history from political tool to contemporary strategy. As such, they take on new meanings determined by their new lives. The images are far-reaching, sharing between them interests in photography, text, and formal properties as well as revisiting a populist form tethered to its social, cultural, and political roots. These stacks parallel our desires, as they are subject to change: on a wall, in the trash, wrapped around a present...