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Presence in the Pause: Interiority and its Radical Immanence

May 20, 2023–September 17, 2023
Curated by Rachel Adams, Chief Curator and Director of Programs

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Danielle McKinney, Twilight, 2021.

Danielle McKinney, Twilight, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 14 x 11 inches. © Danielle McKinney, courtesy of the artist, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York. Photo: Pierre Le Hors.

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Lilli Carre, Glazing, 2021. Video still. Courtesy of the artist.

Suss 8 Greenwood Place A

Becky Suss, 8 Greenwood Place (1997-99), 2022. Oil on canvas, 72 x 84 x 1.5 inches. Photo courtesy of Beth Rudin DeWoody.

Rapone Living Room

Celeste Rapone, Living Room, 2022. Oil on canvas, 66 x 52 1/8 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Palileo All the Crossed Out Words

Maia Cruz Palileo, All the crossed out, 2021. Oil on panel, 10 x 8 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Collection of David and Pamela Hornik.

Liao Fortune Telling

Kathy Liao, Fortune Telling, 2020. Oil on canvas, 64 x 56 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Andrea Heimer, Little Earthquakes In Montana Vibrate The Soles Of Your Feet, Like You’ve Stepped On A Nest Of Bees. A Tiny Hum. Their Small Presence Made Me Know A Bigger Earthquake Was Always Possible. Inevitable Even. When I Learned I Was Adopted A Big Earthquake Happened In Me. A Seismic Shift, A Change. Because There Was A Before And After, Which I Guess Can Be Said About Anything Knowable That Was First Not Known. It’s Not That There Weren’t Signs. Little Vibrations. Tiny Hums Under My Feet, 2021. Acrylic and oil pastel on panel, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Michael Indenbaum Collection. Photo courtesy of Nino Mier Gallery and Andrea Joyce Heimer Studio.

Ahuja Ancestor

Mequitta Ahuja, Ancestor, 2022. Oil on canvas, 80 x 84 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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