ICI At NADA Miami Beach 2015

Two and Fro, 2015
Metal, car side-view mirrors, industrial color paint
10 3/4 x 18 inches, approximately
Edition of 20

Booth 1.05
NADA Miami Beach
The Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

From December 3–5, ICI will be at NADA’s new location at the Fountainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, with a presentation of our 2015 limited edition created for us by Jessica Stockholder, Two and Fro, 2015.

With a practice rooted in installation art, Stockholder combines objects to make new forms like a sculptor – yet uses color and composition like a painter.

She creates narratives and moments of magic by forging delicate relationships between the objects that compose her work. In Two and Fro, for example, stories emerge as the result of a simple juxtaposition. Stockholder brings together two common objects, a pair of car side-view mirrors, facing each other. One is displaced onto a “pop-art” zigzagging metal mesh plate, so that it faces the other with a warped perspective. The stories slowly begin to unfold in one’s imagination: now in close proximity, the mirrors allude to the absence of the car that usually separates them: a crash? Each mirror is printed with a dot of color that   resembles an eye in a cubist painting. Two eyes look into each other, they almost touch, opening up a world of reflective infinity.

A pioneer of contemporary installation art, Stockholder has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Dia Art Foundation, MoMA PS 1 New York, and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, among many other art institutions; and her work has been seen in numerous group exhibitons internationally. She has realized public art installations at UCSF (2014), SFMOMA (2013), the Chicago Loop Alliance (2012), and in New York’s Madison Square Park (2009), and internationally in Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, and Switzerland.

We’ll also be bringing along some favorites by Marina Abramović, John Baldessari, Robert Burnier, and Robert Rauschenberg.

Marina Abromavic
Marina Abramović
Untitled, 2012
do it catalogue (1997 edition), embroidered apron, wooden box
Wooden box: 15 x 15 inches
Edition of 20 + 5APs

John Baldessari
John Baldessari and Monica Botkier
Edition of 300

Robert Burnier
Ne Aro, 2014
Primer on aluminum
8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, approximately
Edition of 20

Robert Rauschenberg
Untitled, Ft. Myers, 1979/91
Silver gelatin print
11 x 14 inches
Edition of 75

For more information contact Dexter Wimberly, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or 212.254.8200 x124.

December 3, 2015 - December 5, 2015


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