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Floating Point:Work by 49 Columbia MFAs

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Floating Point:Work by 49 Columbia MFAs
Curated by: Paddy Johnson

196 Bowery
New York, NY 10012
June 25th, 2015 - July 3rd, 2015
Opening: June 25th, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.judithcharlesgallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
east village/lower east side
EMAIL:  
info@judithcharlesgallery.com
PHONE:  
212 219 4095
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Saturday 12pm - 6pm
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Columbia University
TAGS:  
painting, figurative, landscape, modern, pop, surrealism, traditional, digital, video-art, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed-media, installation, performance, conceptual

DESCRIPTION

Columbia University and Judith Charles Gallery are pleased to debut Floating Point, an exhibition of 49 of New York's most promising young artists from the Columbia MFA program. The show includes work in all mediums--from browser bending video work to terrifying sculptural visions of the future to lush abstract painting. 

Because the unifying thread of this exhibition is the shared space these artists make their work, the show's title pays homage to that building. Floating Point, a computational term that refers to a formula or code that approximates a real number, was first used in what is now the Columbia studios in Watson Hall. (Between 1948-1954 they housed the IBM 610, first personal computer and between 1955-1968 NORC the first supercomputer. Both used the formula.)