Guy Goldstein | The Rear

Curator: Joshua Simon | Artistic Director: Dalia Levin
Sep. 23, 2007 - Dec. 15, 2007

Black (from Work in Process), 2007, sculptures
גיא גולדשטיין
Alongside the wall hang mysterious, suggestive objects. Somewhere between sculptures and raw materials, they evoke a range of references from the history of Modern sculpture – from corroding metal sculptures, through Minimalism and post-Minimalism to the French Support/Surface. The encounter with the material upon approaching the objects challenges the first impression they give: they are made of black plastic sheets, pierced with holes in an ambiguous pattern – some are large, some are small and resemble lacework. It is evident that the surface and whatever action performed on the material are no less important than the form of the object, which suddenly looks more like material leftovers damaged by some kind of vermin.

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