The Photograph Gallery
The Marlborough Gallery, an expansive first flooring area within the stand-out Chelsea Arts Tower on twenty fifth Road in NYC, is straightforward to seek out. Nevertheless, probably the most unimaginable exhibition on view at this time is definitely ignored by these too timid to discover a suspicious open-doored janitor closet.
Stroll into the “closet,” by way of the “rest room” (each put in just for this exhibition) and enter a multi-room wonderland by artist duo Johan Freeman & Justin Lowe — what the press launch calls “a bizzaro New York Metropolis” and “a banal technique of time journey.”
Holes smashed in partitions information your path by means of a few 10 distinct rooms that embrace a fantastical electrical room encrusted in some type of alien white fungus, a creepy cosmetic surgery workplace, and an old-fashioned wooden-paneled library. Once you do lastly exit the exhibition, it seems like waking up from a dream with direct solar in your eyes. You’ll really feel an urge to return by way of once more and I extremely advocate it. You’ll discover one thing you have been too overwhelmed to see the primary time – almost each object in each room has been bizarrely altered: E-book covers have been retitled, cleansing provides relabeled, and desserts customized frosted. In the event you’re in or round New York, don’t miss this one.
What: Stray Line Gray by Jonah Freeman and Justin LoweWhere: Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, 545 West twenty fourth St, New York, NYWhen: September thirteen – October 27, 2012
All photographs courtesy of Jonah Freeman and Justine Lowe and Marlborough Gallery.