Unnaturally Yours:
Selected by Willie Cole
January 20 – March 16, 1996

Artists Space's tradition of artists selecting artists continues with Unnaturally Yours. This multi media exhibition selected by sculptor Willie Cole has been drawn largely from The Irving Sandler Artists File. Willie Cole exhibited his own work in Selections from the Artists File in 1989.

Willie Cole saw in the work of each artist the natural elements (air, water, fire and earth) utilized as a point of departure for further investigations. Whether swelling, gurgling, blooming or radiating, the artist attempts to express a personal ideology by manipulating the tensions between nature and artifice.

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Foreground: Daniel O'Georges
Respasillarium, 1996
Mixed media

Background: Alejandro Berlin
Artificial Spring, 1995
Balloons, artificial leaves, accordion bellows, wood, motor

Alejandro Berlin
Detail from Artificial Spring, 1995
Balloons, artificial leaves, accordion bellows, wood, motor

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