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  • Names
    Jonathas de Andrade, Sven Augustijnen, Alejandro Cesarco, Tamara Henderson, Gareth James, Henrik Olesen, Willem de Rooij, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Florian Zeyfang
  • Title
    Plaisance
  • Category
    Exhibition
  • Curator
    Fionn Meade
  • Date
    Apr 19 – Jun 22, 2013
  • Details

    Start:
    April 19, 2013
    End:
    June 22, 2013
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  • Opening Reception

    Friday, Apr 19, 6 – 8 pm

  • Press Text
Plaisance, installation view.
Plaisance, installation view.

 

Natasha Sadr Haghighian, The Microscope, 2006. Modified microscope, sound installation, brochure. Dimensions variable. Courtesy Johann König, Berlin.
Natasha Sadr Haghighian, The Microscope, 2006. Modified microscope, sound installation, brochure. Dimensions variable. Courtesy Johann König, Berlin.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Left: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Right: Henrik Olesen, A.T., 2012.
Plaisance, installation view. Left: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Right: Henrik Olesen, A.T., 2012.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Backgroud: Henrik Olesen, A.T., 2012.
Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Backgroud: Henrik Olesen, A.T., 2012.

 

Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.
Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.

 

Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.
Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.

 

Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.
Henrik Olesen, A.T., detail, 2012. Computer collage on cardboard. 20 parts, each: 14 ½ x 20 ½ inches, framed. Private collection, Minneapolis.

 

Plaisance, installation view.
Plaisance, installation view.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Background: Willem de Rooij, Silver to Gold, 2009.
Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. Background: Willem de Rooij, Silver to Gold, 2009.

 

Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. 100 white and 100 black tulips, black vase, white base. As interpreted by Liz Bastian and Heidi Skoog. Courtesy the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; acquired with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund, 2011.
Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010. 100 white and 100 black tulips, black vase, white base. As interpreted by Liz Bastian and Heidi Skoog. Courtesy the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; acquired with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund, 2011.

 

Willem de Rooij, Silver to Gold, 2009. Unbleached linen and acrylic fiber. Five panels, each 84 ⅝ x 53 ⅛ x 2 inches. Courtesy the Aishti Foundation, Beirut.
Willem de Rooij, Silver to Gold, 2009. Unbleached linen and acrylic fiber. Five panels, each 84 ⅝ x 53 ⅛ x 2 inches. Courtesy the Aishti Foundation, Beirut.

 

Plaisance, installation View.
Plaisance, installation View.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Background: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010.
Plaisance, installation view. Background: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, detail, 2008. A book and 29 Lambda prints in 10 brass frames of various sizes. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.
Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, detail, 2008. A book and 29 Lambda prints in 10 brass frames of various sizes. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 1: Dozette, 105 avenue Louise (left); “Ixelles to its colonial pioneers”, commemorative monument near the ponds of Ixelles opposite the Abbaye de la Cambre (middle); Elisabeth 142 Avenue Louise (right).  27 x 41 ½ inches framed. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 1: Dozette, 105 avenue Louise (left); “Ixelles to its colonial pioneers”, commemorative monument near the ponds of Ixelles opposite the Abbaye de la Cambre (middle); Elisabeth 142 Avenue Louise (right). 27 x 41 ½ inches framed. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.

 

Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 2: Roses in the King's Garden, below the roundabout, 370-372 Avenue Louise (top); Residence of Louise-Marie, 379 Avenue Louise (bottom). 33 ½ x 18 ¼ inches. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 2: Roses in the King’s Garden, below the roundabout, 370-372 Avenue Louise (top); Residence of Louise-Marie, 379 Avenue Louise (bottom). 33 ½ x 18 ¼ inches. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.

 

Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 7: “Slave recaptured by dogs” by Louis Samain, 1898, 506-508 Avenue Louise (top); Valerie, 511 Avenue Louise (bottom). 33 ½ x 18 ¼ inches. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Frame 7: “Slave recaptured by dogs” by Louis Samain, 1898, 506-508 Avenue Louise (top); Valerie, 511 Avenue Louise (bottom). 33 ½ x 18 ¼ inches. Courtesy Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Background: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010.
Plaisance, installation view. Background: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Foreground: Willem de Rooij, Bouquet VI, 2010.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Courtesy Musee d'Ixelles, Brussels.
Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, 2008. Courtesy Musee d’Ixelles, Brussels.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles - Recueil d'articles, 2008. Courtesy Musee d'Ixelles, Brussels.
Plaisance, installation view. Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles – Recueil d’articles, 2008. Courtesy Musee d’Ixelles, Brussels.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Center: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles - Recueil d'articles, 2008. Right: Florian Zeyfang, Introduction to a Small History of Photography - Formalist Heady Pattern Version, 2008.
Plaisance, installation view. Center: Sven Augustijnen, Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles – Recueil d’articles, 2008. Right: Florian Zeyfang, Introduction to a Small History of Photography – Formalist Heady Pattern Version, 2008.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Left to right: Alejandro Cesarco, Willem de Rooij, Jonathas de Andrade.
Plaisance, installation view. Left to right: Alejandro Cesarco, Willem de Rooij, Jonathas de Andrade.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Left: Tamara Henderson. Right: Gareth James.
Plaisance, installation view. Left: Tamara Henderson. Right: Gareth James.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Left: Tamara Henderson. Right: Gareth James.
Plaisance, installation view. Left: Tamara Henderson. Right: Gareth James.

 

Gareth James, Left to right: Untitled (Sir John Soane Bust with White Regular Circle), 2011. Untitled (Edward Curtis with White to Black Spiral), 2010. Untitled (Young Claude Levi-Strauss with Monkey, Fragment Spirals), 2011. All works: Chomogentic prints. 32 ¾ x 22 ½ inches framed. Courtesy Miguel Abreu Gallery, NY.
Gareth James, Left to right: Untitled (Sir John Soane Bust with White Regular Circle), 2011. Untitled (Edward Curtis with White to Black Spiral), 2010. Untitled (Young Claude Levi-Strauss with Monkey, Fragment Spirals), 2011. All works: Chomogentic prints. 32 ¾ x 22 ½ inches framed. Courtesy Miguel Abreu Gallery, NY.

 

Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Alejandro Cesarco, Broodthaers, 2008. Background: 35mm slides of drawings from a series "De La Physionomie Humaine et Animale" by Charles Le Brun, ca. 1670, Selected by Willem de Rooij.
Plaisance, installation view. Foreground: Alejandro Cesarco, Broodthaers, 2008. Background: 35mm slides of drawings from a series “De La Physionomie Humaine et Animale” by Charles Le Brun, ca. 1670, Selected by Willem de Rooij.

 

Alejandro Cesarco, Broodthaers, 2008. Replica of stationary designed by Marcel Broodthaers for the project Musée d’Art Moderne, 1969. Offset print on paper, brass paperweight. 8 ½ x 11 inches. Courtesy Murray Guy, NY.
Alejandro Cesarco, Broodthaers, 2008. Replica of stationary designed by Marcel Broodthaers for the project Musée d’Art Moderne, 1969. Offset print on paper, brass paperweight. 8 ½ x 11 inches. Courtesy Murray Guy, NY.