Visual Arts Program
 


Saturday, September 16, 2000 — Friday, October 27, 2000

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The Andy Warhol Foundation for The Visual Arts

MICAH LEXIER

INCREMENT OF ONE, 2

Presented at:
Hallwalls

A solo exhibition by Micah Lexier including 39 WOOD BALLS; BASED ON STATISTICAL LIFE EXPECTANCY; SELF PORTRAIT AS A PIECE OF PAPER DIVIDED PROPORTIONALLY BETWEEN THE TOP AREA REPRESENTING LIFE LIVED AND THE BOTTOM AREA REPRESENTING LIFE TO COME; 38 (CENTS); 39 BOXES and others.
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Canadian-born artist Micah Lexier will present a selection of works from the past five years consisting of two related series: the Life Expectancy series and the newer Age in Years series. Lexier's work examines the quantification of human experience in temporal terms, incorporating a range of media including pencil, perforated lines, and geometric wooden objects. Through indexical units of measure such as years, Lexier's work questions the notion of measurement itself. Micah Lexier is living in New York City, and has exhibited extensively throughout North America. The exhibition is made possible with a major grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.


Some publications related to this event:
MICAH LEXIER: INCREMENT OF ONE, 2 - 2000
September, 2000 - 2000
October, 2000. - 2000

 
 
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