Artist: Greg Parma Smith
Venue: David Lewis, New York
Exhibition Title: Melancholy
Date: September 2 – October 5, 2014
Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.
Images courtesy of David Lewis, New York
The exhibition Cultural paradox staged in the sphere of taste. hermetic image cultures play out fantasy of autonomy from history.
Near-symmetry, over-under, meeting of old and new, illusion of order, yin yang, romanticism/the exotic.
“Self-knowledge” “mis-en-abyme” “mirror mirror”
Janus god of doors:
Good taste/bad taste
The inherent contradiction of even embodying Change in a stable symbol, a God. janus: icon of doorways —keeping out—letting in—passing through? instability—change—contradictions—beginnings—