Exhibition Information

Natural States
October 26-December 11, 2015

Nature has always been embedded in the notion of the utopian landscape and shaped our perspective on urban planning and conservation ethics. Yet, the boundaries of what is natural versus manmade has become blurred in an age when human intervention exists in ostensibly natural environments, such as national parks and botanical gardens. Bringing together fifteen contemporary artists working in various media, Natural States assembles a selection of works that depict the absurdities, artificialities, and incongruities of these built environments.

Natural States is co-curated by Nati Hyojin Kim and Santiago Garcia of Mixed Greens, NYC.
Featured Artists
Kim Beck
Sonya Blesofsky
Rob Carter
Howard Fonda
Kimberley Hart
Scott Hazard
Keith Lemley
Joan Linder
Mark Mulroney
Naomi Reis
Rudy Shepherd
Joseph Smolinski
Lee Stoetzel
Mary Temple
Leah Tinari

Image:  Rob Carter, Union Territory (detail), 2009, ed. 1/5, digital c-print, 35 x 29.5 in.

Video: Curators' Talk, Nati Hyojin Kim & Santiago Garcia, November 4, 2015

Video: Artist's Talk, Mark Mulroney, Part 1, Nov 19, 2015

Video: Artist's Talk, Mark Mulroney, Part 2, Nov 19, 2015

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