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NEVER LATE THAN BETTER

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The Box, 2005
NEVER LATE THAN BETTER
Curated by: Trong Gia Nguyen

323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
April 11th, 2009 - May 16th, 2009
Opening: April 9th, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 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:  
mixed-media, photography, installation, video-art, conceptual, surrealism, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

EFA Project Space presents Never Late Than Better, on view from April 11 through May 17, 2009. On the centennial anniversary of the Futurist Manifesto, Never Late than Better contends with the questionable boundaries of space, time, and reality.  Re-appraising the past and re-fashioning the present, the exhibition foregrounds a “bizarro universe” that counters the time-honored day-to-days of war, speed, and misogyny that F.T. Marinetti forecast in the Manifesto, published in Le Figaro in 1909.

Early or late, Time is above all else a form of adhesive, a correspondence that encompasses both the spoken and unspoken word. Never Late Than Better features artists who tweak the vagaries of reality and consider the laws of time and physics as an aesthetic.