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Daniel Sinsel at Sadie Coles HQ

        In one painting tropical leaves are perforated with implausibly perfect circles, investing them with a sculptural character. Another painting constitutes a hard record of experiments in cutting and folding paper;and trompe l’oeil continues as a recorder appears to thread in and out of the canvas. In terms of its prevailing interest in shape, this exhibition forms an unlikely yet illuminating conceptual counterpoint to Carl Andre’s, on at the same time in South Audley Street. The... [more]
Posted by David Yu on 8/23/09
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Victory Consumption

by E-Slant Team
For his first solo show in London and with Sadie Coles HQ, Mexican artist Gabriel Kuri presents Model for a Victory Parade. The title piece for the show comprises a simple conveyor belt with a squashed energy drink can stuck at one end, perpetually tumbling like an accidental metronome. This debris of an imagined ceremony, while holding multiple connotations, offers a material emphasis on the politics of energy consumption - a theme that runs current throughout the show. Whatever the impetus... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 11/18/08
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