“Art is open—it can go on endlessly.”
The video shows the exhibition “Sōtatsu,” a new painting in nine parts by Urs Fischer, on show at Gagosian, Madison Avenue, New York. In this work, which is installed in successive panels along the walls of a single room, Fischer explores the ways that space can be divided, stretched, opened, and closed—creating a panorama that is as continuous as it is fragmented. Inspired by the hand scrolls and painted screens of early seventeenth-century Japanese artist Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Fischer’s interior landscape uses negative space, light, and repetition to evoke time and movement: http://on.gagosian.com/yd12Uoy
Installation video, “Urs Fischer: Sōtatsu,” May 3–June 23, 2018, Gagosian Madison Avenue, New York. Artworks © Urs Fischer. Video by Pushpin Films. If you would like to use this video, please contact [email protected]
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