Dan Herschlein Exhibition

The New Museum of Contemporary Art

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[Image: Dan Herschlein "The Enthusiast" (2015) Wood, pigmented joint compound, paint, wax, video camera, video, cabinet, sweater, bottles, whiskey, chair, belt, drill gun, pulleys, and rope, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and JTT, New York]
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In his performances, figurative sculptures, and drawings, Dan Herschlein (b. 1989, Bayville, NY) stages psychological tableaux that evoke feelings of isolation, anxiety, and a fracturing of the self. His often life-size sculptural and relief works are meticulously crafted using cast plaster as well as common carpentry and furniture-making materials such as wood, joint compound, and wax. The fragmented spaces he creates suggest the uncanny atmosphere of nightmares, merging markers of domesticity—sofas, tables, recliners, and windows—with human figures or wandering body parts to underscore how furniture, architecture, and bodies can all serve as vessels of memory and witnesses of loss.

Herschlein will present a new installation in the window of the New Museum’s 231 Bowery building. His project joins a new series of window installations that relaunches a program the New Museum originally mounted in the 1980s.

This project is curated by Natalie Bell, Associate Curator.

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Schedule

from September 04, 2018 to January 06, 2019

Artist(s)

Dan Herschlein

Website

http://www.newmuseum.org/ (venue's website)

Fee

General Admission $12, Seniors $10, Students $8, 18 and under Free, Members Free, Thursday Evenings (from 7pm) Free.

Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 18:00
thursdays closing at 21:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays

Access

Address: 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-219-1222

On the corner of Prince St. Subway: 6 to Spring Street or N/R to Prince Street. Bus: M103 to Prince and Bowery or M6 to Broadway and Prince.

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