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The Roger Smith Lab Gallery
501 Lexington Avenue, at 47th Street, 212-339-2092
Midtown
March 16 - March 25, 2006
Reception: Friday, March 17, 6:30 - 9 PM
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Curated by Richard Roth

Artists: Siemon Allen, Royce Howes, Richard Roth

The newspaper has been a source for artists at least since Picasso and Braque adhered scraps of newsprint to their paintings. The three artists in this exhibition approach the newspaper from a variety of directions: socio-political critique, poetic exploration of image, and as source material for curating micro-exhibitions. These artists rescue the delicate pages of aging newsprint from oblivion and find meaning in the mundane.

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