Marjolijn de Wit “How Things Act”

Asya Geisberg Gallery

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[Image: Marjolijn de Wit "How Things Act" (2017) Oil on canvas, 78.75 x 67 in.]
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De Wit continues her insight into the field of “future archaeology”, creating a trail of crumbs for imaginary viewers millennia from now. While De Wit also works with ceramic floor installation, for her second exhibition at the gallery, paintings alternate with and echo her relatively smaller ceramic-photo collages. Reprints of textbooks or nature imagery drawn from National Geographic form the backdrops for raw, glazed, or photo-printed ceramic shards. In her paintings, enigmatic fragmented shapes sit atop abstracted backgrounds. De Wit’s work causes the viewer to question what exists physically, and what is a translation or reproduction. With sleight of hand, De Wit shifts between historical purveyor and visual trickster, leaving us to imagine not only her conjured histories, but how others will eventually imagine ours.



from October 26, 2017 to December 22, 2017

Opening Reception on 2017-10-26 from 18:00 to 20:00

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From 11:00 To 18:00
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