MAKE BELIEVE

Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson
Jennifer Bolande, Klaus vom Bruch, Yul Brynner, Meg Cranston, David Deutsch, Jack Goldstein, Sayre Gomez, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Elliott Jamal Robbins, Walter Robinson, Kerry Tribe

January 13–February 17 2019

Press Release Selected Press

Jennifer Bolande, Plywood Curtains, 2010, photographically printed poplin, each panel approximately 118h x 170w in.

Installation view, MAKE BELIEVE, Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, NY, 2018

Sayre Gomez, Behind Door #9, 2018, acrylic and urethane based paints on canvas over panel, 84h x 120w in.

David Deutsch, High Desert Ghost House, 2001, silver gelatin print, 30h x 40w in.

David Deutsch, Untitled, 2000, silver gelatin print, 30h x 40w in.

Kerry Tribe, Ceiling Light (Monstera deliciosa) (left), 2018, modified lighting equipment and potted plant, dimensions variable

Installation view, MAKE BELIEVE, Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, NY, 2018

Installation view, MAKE BELIEVE, Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, NY, 2018

Walter Robinson, Strange Journey, 2017, acrylic on bed sheet, 92.50h x 63w in.

Meg Cranston, Yes, No, Maybe (Yes), 1994, black and white print, 20h x 16w in.

Meg Cranston, Yes, No, Maybe (No), 1994, black and white print, 20h x 16w in.

Meg Cranston, Yes, No, Maybe (Maybe), 1994, black and white print, 20h x 16w in.

Installation view, MAKE BELIEVE, Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, NY, 2018

Jennifer Bolande, Exit Triangle, 2010, inkjet print, 30h x 16w in.

Yul Brynner, Cecil B. DeMille on the Set of The Ten Commandments, 1956, archival inkjet print, 16h x 20w in.

Yul Brynner, The King and I, 20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, 1956, archival inkjet print, 20h x 16w in.

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Grand Paris Texas (left), 2009, high definition video with sound, duration: 54 min, dimensions variable. Courtesy the Artists, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin and Vera Munro Gallery, Hamburg.

Jennifer Bolande, Movie Chair (right), 1984, wooden chair, velvet, bronze, enamel paint, light stands, lights, gaffer’s tape, 60h x 72w x 36d in.

Jennifer Bolande, Movie Chair, 1984, wooden chair, velvet, bronze, enamel paint, light stands, lights, gaffer’s tape, 60h x 72w x 36d in.

Klaus vom Bruch, Relatively Romantic (left), 1984, color video with sound, 21:46 min.
Elliott Jamal Robbins, Master Study: Snow White Clapping (right), 2018, HD video, 1:08 min.

Installation view, MAKE BELIEVE, Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, NY, 2018

Seen through an artist's eye, the notion of film reflects two sides of a mirror—on one side, a fictional space, on the other, a discerning look into reality.

TOP