Analysis out of the box

Journey across the infrathin, a virtual exhibition

Analysis out of the boxContemporary Art | Picture yourself entering an exhibition space where you are welcomed by small black mirrors, their reflections giving the whole room a golden shade. You can pick them up and wander around the exhibit with them. You look for Lorrain’s paintings but find none. Beside you, a child grabs a mirror the size of a tablet from a display, a few seconds later he discovers with wonder the ceiling frescoes on its surface. After a while he looks enviously at the visitors that walk around with real digital tablets, made available to experience digital artworks specifically conceived for those platforms by emergent artists.

Larry Bell, Standing Walls à la Chinati Foundation 2014 © Chinati Foundation, Photo Alex Marks
Larry Bell, Standing Walls à la Chinati Foundation 2014
© Chinati Foundation, Photo Alex Marks

From one glass surface to the other

Dan Graham, Mannerism Rococo, 2007 © Marian Goodman
Dan Graham, Mannerism Rococo, 2007
© Marian Goodman

As you walk around the rooms, you find contemporary works interacting with modern and classical pieces. At the heart of the exhibition, Marcel Duchamp’s The large glass (1915-1923) occupies a privileged position. Beside it, you come across […]

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Larry Bell, Standing Walls à la Chinati Foundation 2014 © Chinati Foundation, Photo Alex Marks

Larry Bell, Standing Walls à la Chinati Foundation 2014
© Chinati Foundation, Photo Alex Marks

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