Eric Bainbridge: "Shelf Show" Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, DK
Image: Eric Bainbridge, Untitled (shelf), 1996, Veneered chipboard 67.5 x 71.5 x 13 cm (EB0245) Courtesy of the artist and Workplace Gallery
Curated by Torgny Wilcke
Galleri Tom Christoffersen Exhibition 7th - 29th March 2014 Preview 7th March 2014 17:00 - 20:00
Ayse Erkmen (TU) Barbara Bloom (US) David Batchelor (UK) Ellen Hyllemose (DK)
Eric Bainbridge (UK) Ib Braase (DK) Kristina Bræin (NO) Peter Holm (DK) Richard Bottwin (US) Russell Maltz (US) Simon Callery (UK) Thomas Bang (DK) Tilman Hoepfl (DE) Torgny Wilcke (DK)
The focus of the exhibition is to bring works of art together that physically may seem very much alike, but when placed next to one another appears to reflect very different strategies and aims in their presentation and making.
Many of the art works or part of artworks look like a shelf or fulfill the physical definition of a shelf. But the idea and use of shelves are highly different from artist to artist and from the everyday object known as a shelf.
"But if you give them (the viewers) a small experience which is somehow confusing or profound, but in the realm of their own world, then it doesn't have to be translated, it's already there. Because it's not that far away from theirs", American artist Barbara Bloom.
Workplace Gallery is a contemporary art gallery run by artists.
Based in Gateshead UK, Workplace Gallery represents a portfolio of emerging and established artists through the gallery programme, curatorial projects and international art fairs.