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Reverse Collisions

by Yaelle Amir
Several days following the opening of Diana Al Hadid's , the experiment after which the exhibition is named registered its first victory. Scientists on the Franco-Swiss border celebrated after activating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the greatest particle collider to date, which will eventually recreate conditions similar to those that had existed right before the Big Bang and thus illuminate aspects of the evolution of the universe. Yet Al Hadid’s exhibition displays the opposite of the... [more]
Posted by Yaelle Amir on 9/14/08

Dennis Rudolph's Crusade

by Trong Gia Nguyen
  On view at Perry Rubenstein is Berlin-based artist Dennis Rudoph’sfirst solo exhibition in New York. , is an installation that includes a group of meticulous grayscale oil portraits of World War II soldiers. They are dark, brooding paintings that appear to have been smeared with coal. Unlike the nostalgia that one encounters with old photographs, Rudolph’s men are rather sterile, but not devoid of romanticism. Neither are they aggrandizing or vilifying. The feeling of neo-noire is further... [more]
Posted by Trong Gia Nguyen on 4/27/08
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