Sarah Sze
16 September - 23 October 2010
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Sarah Sze
Stripped
2010
bikes, metal, paint, cloth, tape, decals
33 x 45 x 77 inches; 83.8 x 114.3 x 195.6 cm

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Sarah Sze
Duped
2010
mixed media, stools, wood, Windex, chain, stool, LEDs, extension cord
191 x 251 x 67 inches; 485.1 x 637.5 x 170.2 cm

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Sarah Sze
Vices and Various Defects (Liquid to Solid)
2010
plaster in 46 pieces on floor
52 x 122 x 12 inches; 132.1 x 309.9 x 30.5 cm

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Sarah Sze
Imposters, Fillers and Editors (Liquid to Solid)
2010
plaster in 309 pieces on bookcase
82 x 190 x 177 inches; 208.3 x 482.6 x 449.6 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm
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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm
DETAIL

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm
DETAIL

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm
DETAIL

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Sarah Sze
The Uncountables (Encyclopedia)
2010
mixed media, metal shelves, wood shelves, lights, plastic bottles, milk cartons
179 x 547 x 489 inches; 454.7 x 1389.4 x 1242.1 cm

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Sarah Sze
Never Enough (Projector)
2010
mixed media, cot
84 x 132 x 108 inches; 213.4 x 335.3 x 274.3 cm

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Sarah Sze
Never Enough (Projector)
2010
mixed media, cot
84 x 132 x 108 inches; 213.4 x 335.3 x 274.3 cm

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Sarah Sze
Never Enough (Projector)
2010
mixed media, cot
84 x 132 x 108 inches; 213.4 x 335.3 x 274.3 cm
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Sarah Sze
360 (Portable Planetarium)
2010
mixed media, wood, paper, string, jeans, rocks
162 x 136 x 185 inches; 411.5 x 345.4 x 469.9 cm

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Sarah Sze
360 (Portable Planetarium)
2010
mixed media, wood, paper, string, jeans, rocks
162 x 136 x 185 inches; 411.5 x 345.4 x 469.9 cm

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Sarah Sze
360 (Portable Planetarium)
2010
mixed media, wood, paper, string, jeans, rocks
162 x 136 x 185 inches; 411.5 x 345.4 x 469.9 cm

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Sarah Sze
360 (Portable Planetarium)
2010
mixed media, wood, paper, string, jeans, rocks
162 x 136 x 185 inches; 411.5 x 345.4 x 469.9 cm
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Sarah Sze
Landscape for the Urban Dweller (Horizon Line)
2010
mixed media, wood, glicee prints, paper, string, dirt
204 x 490 x 280 inches; 518.2 x 1244.6 x 711.2 cm

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Sarah Sze
Landscape for the Urban Dweller (Horizon Line)
2010
mixed media, wood, glicee prints, paper, string, dirt
204 x 490 x 280 inches; 518.2 x 1244.6 x 711.2 cm

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Sarah Sze
Landscape for the Urban Dweller (Horizon Line)
2010
mixed media, wood, glicee prints, paper, string, dirt
204 x 490 x 280 inches; 518.2 x 1244.6 x 711.2 cm

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Sarah Sze
Landscape for the Urban Dweller (Horizon Line)
2010
mixed media, wood, glicee prints, paper, string, dirt
204 x 490 x 280 inches; 518.2 x 1244.6 x 711.2 cm
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Press Release

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery is very pleased to announce its first solo exhibition of new work by Sarah Sze. Among the most influential and esteemed artists of her generation, Sze has exhibited regularly in numerous major international museums and biennials since the late 90s. This presentation marks the artist's first gallery exhibition in New York in over five years. The show will feature a wide range of newly conceived installations, exhibiting the full dynamic vocabulary of the artist's work, and filling the entire two-floor exhibition space of the gallery.

Sarah Sze recontextualizes objects that normally exist within the periphery of our everyday lives, exploiting our ability to recognize them while highlighting their intimate details and reflecting our behavior in relationship to them. Using meticulously crafted and colorful compositions, the artist causes the viewer's perspective to undulate between microcosmic and macrocosmic worlds. Time, movement and navigation are key to the experience of Sze's work and the exhibition as a whole. There is no single viewing point, as reality and meaning shifts with each step, creating a sequence of visual experiences. Sze elicits internal movement as well; reflecting and projecting light, positioning oscillating table fans upon strings or levers. Blurring the boundary between art and life, outside and interior worlds, Sze creates atmospheres, suggesting both familiarity and alienation, in which objects share our space while also occupying another dimension.

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