The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Monday, October 24, 2016

Mattress Factory Exhibits Inner and Outer Space
Luca Buvoli, Instant Before Incident (Marinetti’s Drive 1908), 2008, metal, reinforced UV stable polyester resin, pigment, plexiglass. Photo: Courtesy of The Mattress Factory.
PITTSBURGH.- Nine international contemporary artists will break new ground – metaphorically and physically – in an upcoming exhibition that will test the limitations and possibilities of the Mattress Factory’s galleries. The artists, who hail from six countries, include Luca Buvoli, Daniel Canogar, David Ellis, Mark Garry, Yumi Kori, Sarah Oppenheimer, Tavares Strachan, Allison Smith, and Mary Temple.

At the Mattress Factory, the installations by these artists defy the twodimensional
surfaces of each gallery by penetrating the walls and floors, offering new perceptions of “actual” space – rupturing notions of “here” and “now.” Collectively, these artists’ works employ a great variety of materials, from hand-made crafts to fiber optics, from painting to electronic projection, from simple string to advanced robotics. Many have taken the Mattress Factory’s permanent installations, notably
those by James Turrell and Yayoi Kusama that share the building, as inspiration.

Inner and Outer Space includes projects that investigate the personal and collective experience of time and space; the experience of travel and flight, gravity and speed, and visual and sensory perception. The works illuminate the interplay of relationships that coexist between the private/interior, public/ exterior, social/political and human/natural/cosmic realms.

The ‘inner and outer space’ theme -- the conceptual underpinning for the exhibition -- not only relates to the form and content of the work but also an approach to artistic practice. The artists will create installations both inside and outside the Mattress Factory building. Works will extend beyond the gallery walls; spilling out into the immediate Mattress Factory grounds and into the city of Pittsburgh -- to other remote locations,” says Meyers-Kingsley.

Following the impetus for creating public dialogue with audiences beyond the art world, a number of artists are working collaboratively with other Pittsburgh institutions and local artisans to realize their projects.”

Today's News

May 14, 2008

One of America's Greatest Artists, Pop Art Pioneer, Robert Rauschenberg Died in Florida at 82

Major Artists Reach New Heights with Eight World Auction Records Established

Fontana, Manzoni & Burri in the Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale at Sotheby's

Tate Gallery Announces Four Artists to Turner Prize Shortlist

Viennese Painter Maria Lassnig at Serpentine Gallery in London

Adam Cullen Let's Get Lost Set to Open at The Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Works of Aileen Campbell on View at The Institute of Contemporary Arts

La Casa Encendida Opens 34 Views Against Forgetfulness

Mattress Factory Exhibits Inner and Outer Space

The Story of The Supremes, Based on the Collection of Mary Wilson, at The Victoria and Albert Museum

Biennial of Contemporary Art at La Criée Centre for Contemporary Art

MoMA Presents Major Exhibition of the Films of Canadian Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin

Object Factory: The Art of Industrial Ceramics Opens at Gardiner Museum

HELLO! Magazine Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Exhibit at Getty Images Gallery

Katrina Brown Appointed Director of the Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Arts

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces at Florence's Uffizi Gallery

2.- Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

3.- Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4.- Special exhibition features large-scale photography by Richard Mosse & Edward Burtynsky

5.- Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

6.- An unprecedented, international-loan exhibition of works by Claude Monet is at the Kimbell Art Museum this fall

7.- Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

8.- Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

9.- ArtReview's annual Power 100 names Hans Ulrich Obrist as the artworld's most powerful figure

10.- British artist David Hockney makes a splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

Related Stories

Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful