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Cube without a Cube

Christopher Henry Gallery
127 Elizabeth Street, at Broome, 212-244-6004
East Village / Lower East Side
July 10 - August 17, 2008
Reception: Thursday, July 10, 6 - 8 PM
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Curated by Bart de Koning Gans

‘There is no need to invent new forms. The square and cube are efficient and symmetrical.’

- Sol Lewitt ‘The Cube’

The cube is a fundamental and iconic form composed entirely of right angles – the epitome of simplicity and abstraction. Plato believed the cube was one of the five basic geometric shapes that composed the universe. As a standard in the urban landscape its commanding presence can be found in myriad forms – from the white cube of the gallery to the grids of city blocks, it is a shape that defines our surroundings. Its presence throughout history has stood as a challenge for artists to confront its formal integrity and make it their own. This exhibit examines some of these different interpretations and perspectives of the cube.

Cube without a Cube will feature the works of Bill Albertini, Harold Ancart, Zach Needler and Devin Powers.
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