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Aron Namenwirth, Made in U.S.A.

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138 Bayard Street, between Graham and Manhattan, 646-258-3792
Greenpoint
December 13, 2008 - February 1, 2009
Reception: Saturday, December 13, 7 - 10 PM
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Live performance by glomag at the reception, 8 PM.

Aron Namenwirth presents “Made in U.S.A.”, a series of meticulously rendered “pixel paintings” depicting current presidential figures (including a winner, loser, and lame-duck), as well as religious prophets and spiritual and cult leaders, and one international villain, along with several abstract works. “Made in U.S.A.” marks several years of diligent work by Namenwirth exposing the manufactured and fabricated reality presented by media production and representation of political figures as celebrities in the post-American era. The work reveals our televised reality as an atomized and reified dislocated abstraction. In other works, global mapping, satellite imagery, and landscape images are fused into a new genre of Cartesian landscapes. Seen as an accumulative process of negation, the renderings merge the tradition of painting with contemporary digital imaging in fragmentary grids that appear as frozen blurs. Namenwirth’s work certainly announces that New Media has become “now” media. – Charles Beronio

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