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Walead Beshty

Walead Beshty

November 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Petzel Gallery
456 W 18th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Enter the blue rooms of Walead Beshty’s solo show A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench and try to guess what objects (receipts, prescriptions, invoices, financial statements, legal documents, letters, gallery invitations, etc from the working life of the studio) are silhouettes against a cyan-blue background in 5,120 cyanotypes- a 19th Century photographic process produced by placing tools and other objects used in the production process of the studio on cellulose waste material generated by that same process (such as wood, cardboard, or paper) coated UV-sensitive cyanotype material that changes colors when exposed to sunlight and washed in water.

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