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Exhibition Showcases Recent Work by Artists Living in the New York Area
Deville Cohen, "Dry Clean" (Acrophobia series). 2009. C-print. Courtesy: The Artist.
NEW YORK, NY.- Greater New York, the third iteration of the quinquennial exhibition organized by MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art, showcasing some 68 artists and collectives living and working in the metropolitan New York area, opened at MoMA PS1 and runs through October 18, 2010. The 2010 exhibition not only presents recent work made within the past five years, but also fosters a productive workshop where artists are invited to experiment with new ideas within MoMA PS1’s building for the duration of the exhibition. Greater New York is organized by Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at The Museum of Modern Art; Connie Butler, The Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art; and Neville Wakefield, MoMA PS1 Senior Curatorial Advisor.

Covering a full range of practices and media, the artists in Greater New York are inspired by living in one of the most diverse and provocative centers of cultural activity in the world. The exhibition centers largely on the process of creation and the generative nature of the artist’s studio and practice. A number of artists have been commissioned to work in residence in MoMA PS1’s gallery space to shoot photographs and video, rehearse and realize performances, and stretch the notions of sculpture, painting, photography, film, and video-making.

New large-scale installations and artist commissions were produced for the exhibition. Monumental pieces like Hank Willis Thomas’ Unbranded series appear, which is showcased for the first time in its complete version in New York City, along with Sharon Hayes’ Revolutionary Love: I Am Your Worst Fear, I Am Your Best Fantasy, being shown in its first full-length exhibition iteration. Varying interests and concerns emerge throughout the exhibition’s diverse presentation.

Spanning a broad variety of artistic processes and practices today, the works in Greater New York range from explorations in color and form, to examinations of ecological, geopolitical, and sociological interests, to meditations on race, gender, and generational identifications, to discussions of recent trauma and the building boom in New York.

David Brooks has displaced a section of a simulated tropical rainforest into the MoMA PS1 Duplex Gallery, only to “preserve” the forest by encasing it in concrete, as a visceral confrontation demonstrating today’s ecological threats. Lucy Raven is similarly involved with concepts of exchange and globalization in her physical and photographic tracing of copper wire manufacture routes from the mines of Nevada all the way to smelters in China in a work whose final presentation is formed from a sped-up animation of 7,000 still photographs that investigate what it is to be “wired.” The artist collective Atlas of Radical Cartography also makes use of “mapping” procedures to visualize some of today’s pressing questions, and the artist collective DETEXT further interrogates ideas of electronic communication and exchange with their conceptual text pieces that appropriate the content of everyday spam messages. The Bruce High Quality Foundation also engages with notions of supplanting and exchange with their commission to develop an “art pedestal exchange program”, a seemingly minimal installation that groups beautifully refined new “art pedestals” that will be offered to art schools in exchange for their old worn pedestals. Over the course of the exhibition what began as a pristine white installation will transform into an amalgam of used exhibition furniture.

The Delusional Downtown Divas (Joana Avillez, Lena Dunham, and Isabel Halley) were commissioned to produce a new episode of their ongoing video series, and Guido van der Werve will create an orchestra performance premiering at MoMA PS1 over the weekends of Oct. 2nd and 9th. Artists such as Ei Arakawa and robbinschilds will offer open studios to the general public and collaborations with a selected group of invited artists on numerous scheduled days.

Many of the artists in Greater New York have on view a group of representative works, as if each were mounting a small solo show. Others collaborated productively to create new and unique room installations that make use of MoMA PS1’s varied, architecturally nuanced spaces. Leading up to the opening of Greater New York, artists including Franklin Evans, Dani Leventhal, and Kalup Linzy utilized MoMA PS1 as studio space to create new work on-site. This sort of artistic production will be ongoing throughout the exhibition in locations like the Boiler Room, where Aki Sasamoto invited the artist Saul Melman to collaborate. Throughout the exhibition, Saul Melman will be continuously gilding the old, original boiler of the MoMA PS1 former school building. MoMA PS1 will offer additional studio space and performance support and staging throughout the Greater New York exhibition. Please see attached performance schedule.

Nico Muhly has composed a piece presented as a sound installation in MoMA PS1’s elevator based on the imagery of Greater New York, and Ryan McNamara will use the duration of Greater New York to invite famous and lesser-known dancers to teach him how to professionally dance. Emily Roysdon opens the exhibition with the nearly invisible wallpaper print saying Who Am I To Feel So Free to give the exhibition a thoughtful and nearly ironic starting point entering as visitors enter the MoMA PS1 lobby, where Xaviera Simmons has mounted a photo installation for Greater New York that visualizes fugitives onboard boats out in the open ocean, after having left, but before arriving.

PS1 | The Museum of Modern Art | Klaus Biesenbach | Connie Butler | Neville Wakefield |




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