Radical Commitment to Freedom : Pat Steir

Alighiero Boetti  Map (Mettere il mondo al mondo) [Putting the World Into the World] , 1983 Embroidery on canvas 45.37 x 71 x 1.125 inches (115.3 x 180.3 x 2.9 cm) © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome.  Yombe People, Loango Kingdom Nail Power Figure, 19th century Wood, iron, resin, glass, fiber, textile and pigment Height: 31 7/8 inches (81 cm). Image © Schweizer Premodern, New York. Private Collection, Courtesy of Schweizer Premodern, New York.

Alighiero Boetti
Map (Mettere il mondo al mondo) [Putting the World Into the World], 1983 Embroidery on canvas
45.37 x 71 x 1.125 inches (115.3 x 180.3 x 2.9 cm)
© 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome.

Yombe People, Loango Kingdom
Nail Power Figure, 19th century
Wood, iron, resin, glass, fiber, textile and pigment
Height: 31 7/8 inches (81 cm).
Image © Schweizer Premodern, New York. Private Collection, Courtesy of Schweizer Premodern, New York.

Summer group exhibition curated by the acclaimed artist goes on view at Levy Gorvy

From historical Chinese scrolls and Kongo sculptures to works by fellow artists, with whom Steir has engaged in ongoing dialogue— Visible Traces showcases the inspiration unlimited in time or form. Curated by Pat Steir, the exhibition is a rare glimpse into the mind and inspiration of the acclaimed artist, on view at Levy Gorvy from June 25th through August 10th.

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