Larry Becker Contemporary Art

"'To Be Looked at..., Close to...'
[Summer Love]"

"'To Be Looked at..., Close to...'
[Summer Love]"

arrow by merrill wagner

Merrill Wagner

Arrow, 2012

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untitled (red painting)(2012-24) by mark williams

Mark Williams

Untitled (Red Painting)(2012-24), 2012

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folded-over painting (red) (#2) by steve riedell

Steve Riedell

FOLDED-OVER PAINTING (RED) (#2), 2011

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untitled, (axis series [red] sd21april2012 by kocot and hatton

Kocot and Hatton

Untitled, (Axis series [red] sd21April2012, 2012

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german edition by john zinsser

John Zinsser

German Edition, 2010

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red painting by joseph marioni

Joseph Marioni

Red Painting, 2012

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012Saturday, October 6, 2012


Philadelphia, PA USA

Summer hours by appointment.                                                                                                                                                            Exhibition CHECKLIST:

 

" 'To Be Looked at..., Close to...'*
[Summer Love]"

ANNA BOGATIN, DOVE BRADSHAW, MARCIA HAFIF, KOCOT AND HATTON,
JOSEPH MARIONI, JON POBLADOR, STEVE RIEDELL, LARS STRANDH,
MERRILL WAGNER, MARK WILLIAMS, JOHN ZINSSER and others

 

 

1. KOCOT AND HATTON sd21Apr2012-, 2012
   oil and oil stick on linen (over wood panel)
    22" x 21 1/2"

2. MARCIA HAFIF Double Glaze Painting; Perylene Red/ Rose Madder NY, 2003
    oil on canvas
    16 x 20”

3. JOSEPH MARIONI Red Painting, 2012
    acrylic and linen on stretcher
    24” x 20”

4. STEVE RIEDELL Folded-Over Painting (Red) (#2), 2011
    oil/wax/canvas/wood/staples
    23 ¼” x 22 ½” x 2 3/8”

5. DOVE BRADSHAW Full, 1991 – 2004, 2012
    pigment, varnish, gesso, on linen over wood
    3 ½” x 3 ½ʼ X (5/8”)

6. ANNA BOGATIN Red 628, 2012
    acrylic on wood panel
    12” x 12”

7. LARS STRANDH Untitled, L.S.0990 (carmine red), 2009
    acrylic on linen
    15 7/8” x 15 7/8”

8. MERRILL WAGNER Arrow, 2012
    rust preventive paint on steel
    40” x 28 ¼”

9. MARK WILLIAMS Untitled (Red Painting)(2012-24), 2012
    acrylic on canvas
    48" x 60"

10. JON POBLADOR Untitled (Red), 02.2010
    acrylic on linen
    20” x 16”

11. JOHN ZINSSER German Edition, 2010 (red/red)
    oil on canvas
    30” x 25”

 

 

*To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour
Marcel Duchamp (American, born France. 1887–1968)

Buenos Aires 1918. Oil, silver leaf, lead wire, and magnifying lens on glass (cracked), mounted between panes of glass in a standing metal frame, 20 1/8 x 16 1/4 x 1 1/2" (51 x 41.2 x 3.7 cm), on painted wood base, 1 7/8 x 17 7/8 x 4 1/2" (4.8 x 45.3 x 11.4 cm), Overall 22" (55.8 cm) high. Katherine S. Dreier Bequest. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Estate of Marcel Duchamp
150.1953

Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Inscribed in French on a strip of metal glued across the approximate center of this work are the words of its title, suggesting that viewers look through the lens Duchamp mounted between two panes of glass haloed in concentric circles. Peering through the convex lens “for almost an hour” is supposed to have a hallucinatory effect, as the view is dwarfed, flipped, and otherwise distorted. Duchamp delighted in the fact that the glass shattered while being transported