“2012” at Air de Paris

January 26th, 2013


Artists: Guy de Cointet, Trisha Donnelly, Adriana Lara, Allen Ruppersberg

Venue: Air de Paris, Paris

Exhibition Title: 2012

Date: December 7, 2012 – February 9, 2013

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Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.

Images:

Images courtesy of Air de Paris, Paris

Press Release:

In the final analysis, maybe, numbers, far from facilitating a purely scientific approach, actually contribute to the depth of the world. Like the letters in a novel, they could be seen as constituting not only its secret grammar, its skeleton – the dream of a mathesis universalis – but also its flesh. Not so much marking out time as filling it. With each layer of time a notch to be noted, a stratum of meaning to be read, a space in its own right: gone the distinction between the acts of reading, counting and contemplating a landscape.

Maybe this is the experience that the sublime works in the 2012 exhibition – with its title borrowed from a work by Adriana Lara – share with us: when the ciphered and lettered arcana of the world are, like the horizon, its immediate form.

Link: “2012” at Air de Paris

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