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Jay Batlle, Cutting Out The Middleman

NYEHAUS
15 Gramercy Park South, Suite 8D, 212-995-1785
Flatiron / Gramercy
June 25 - July 31, 2009
Reception: Thursday, June 25, 6 - 8 PM
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Bankruptcy, bad service, constipation, obsession, food and of course, Kippi-that is, Martin Kippenberger-are the ingredients of Jay Batlle’s “Cutting Out The Middleman” exhibition at Nyehaus Gallery. Kippi (if you don’t know who Kippi is, you are really going to miss a lot of the significance of the show) is the central figure of Jay’s current body of work. While purposely visually similar, the work also channels the spirit of M.K.’s wordplay, wit and urgency of gesture. But more than anything it has whet my appetite for the sumptuous pigs Jay and I are going to feast on with our tribe of friends on the eve of his opening.

Cheers, El Patron de Nyehaus Tim Nye

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