'slash: paper under the knife' preview
'slash: paper under the knife' preview 'slash: paper under the knife' preview
sep 10, 2009

'slash: paper under the knife' preview

‘peaceable kingdom (evening land)’ by lane twitchell, 2008 collection of marylin and larry field. photo: christopher burge

slash: paper under the knife museum of arts and design, new york october 7, 2009 – april 4, 2010

the museum of arts and design will begin a new exhibition next month dedicated to the phenomenon of cut paper in contemporary art. the exhibition will feature numerous paper based works by 50 international artists, including 12 site-specific works in the museum. these pieces will be built and installed during the show giving the publicc a chance to peer into the creative process. while paper has a traditional role as a surface for art, this exhibt explores artwork that uses paper as a medium in itself. curated by the museum’s chief curator, david revere mcfadden, ‘slash’ is the third exhibit in MAD’s materials and process series after previous shows on knitting and embroidery. artists on show include thomas demand, olafur eliasson, tom friedman, noriko ambe, judy pfaff and chris kenny, among others.

http://www.madmuseum.org‘the story of art’ by georgia russell, 2006 courtesy of england & co. photo: england & co gallery, london

exhibition view at weekendgallery ‘a space odesey’, by ferry staverman, 2007 collection of the artist; courtesy of bram van gelderen, bauke broersma, and teun renes. photo: ferry staverman

‘grand island’ by chris kenny, 2008 courtesy of england & co. photo: england & co gallery, london

‘your house’ by olafur eliasson, 2006 courtesy of tanya bonakdar gallery

‘peaceable kingdom (evening land)’ by lane twitchell, 2008 collection of marylin and larry field. photo: christopher burg

‘andreas kocks paperwork #701g (in the beginning)’ by andreas kocks, 2007 photo credit: christoph knoch

‘flat file globe 3a red version’ by noriko ambe, 2007 courtesy of the artist photo: masahiro noguchi

‘eddy’ by mia pearlman, 2008 photo: jason mandella

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