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Tara Donovan: Compositions (Cards)

September 16, 2017 – November 4, 2017

Tara Donovan: Compositions Cards

Krakow Witkin Gallery presents its fourth exhibition with the New York-based artist, Tara Donovan.  Consisting of five works, all utilizing styrene cards arranged and affixed within custom display frames, Donovan’s “Compositions (Cards)” continues Donovan’s exploration of the balance between order and chaos, the individual and the collective, the minute and the sublime, as well as the possibilities of creativity with seemingly base materials.  Each of the five works in the show use thousands of small plastic cards, arranged in different ways that are technically impressive, surprising and incredibly meditative.  As for Donovan’s recent exhibitions elsewhere, numerous museums have mounted solo exhibitions of Donovan’s work, including the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2008-2009), Metropolitan Museum of Art (2007-2008), UCLA Hammer Museum (2004), and Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1999-2000). Donovan’s first European exhibition was presented in 2013 at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark, and traveled to the Arp Museum Bahnhof, Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany. Donovan was recently included in the Wexner Center for the Arts’ exhibition Gray Matters this past summer.

Works In Exhibition

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017 Styrene cards and glue in custom powder-coated aluminum frame

39 1/4 x 39 1/4 x 4 inches  (99.7 x 99.7 x 10.2 cm)

Signed on accompanied certificate

(Inventory #28941)

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017

Side View

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017 Styrene cards and glue in custom powder-coated aluminum frame

39 1/4 x 39 1/4 x 4 inches  (99.7 x 99.7 x 10.2 cm)

Signed on accompanied certificate

(Inventory #28942)

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017

Side View

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017 2017 Styrene cards and glue in custom powder-coated aluminum frame

15 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 4 inches  (39.4 x 56.5 x 10.2 cm)

Signed on accompanied certificate

(Inventory #28943)

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017

Side View

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017 Styrene cards and glue in custom powder-coated aluminum frame

21 x 21 1/4 x 4 inches  (53.3 x 54 x 10.2 cm)
Signed on accompanied certificate
(Inventory #28945)

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017

Side View

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017 Styrene cards and glue in custom powder-coated aluminum frame

21 x 21 x 4 inches  (53.3 x 53.3 x 10.2 cm)
Signed on accompanied certificate
(Inventory #28944)

Composition (Cards)

Tara Donovan Composition (Cards) 2017

Side View