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Red Desert

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Heskin Contemporary
443 West 37th, Ground Floor, 212.967.4972
Hell's Kitchen
October 14 - November 18, 2006
Reception: Saturday, October 14, 7 - 10 PM
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Red Desert examines the spiritual and physical tensions between technologized culture and the natural landscape through the works of seven contemporary artists.

The show takes its title from the 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni film, Il Deserto rosso (Red Desert), which marked Antonioni’s entry into color film. Influenced by the abstract painting of his time, Antonioni employed color throughout this film as a forceful central protagonist, using landscape to project emotional disturbance and post-industrial malaise. The exhibition Red Desert presents an updated version of these sentiments through the emotional landscapes of its artists.

Artists: Joy Garnett, Allison Gildersleeve, Elizabeth Huey, Sandy Litchfield , Ken Resseger, Jean-Pierre Roy, Kristen Schiele.

Curated by artist Sarah Trigg

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