CEPA Gallery is pleased to present Skewed Perspectives an installation by Anne Muntges at Big Orbit Project Space.
Both strange and whimsical, Skewed Perspectives is a compelling installation that simultaneously recalls Marcels Duchamps ready-mades, A-ha’s video for Take On Me, the illustrations of Edward Gorey, the tableaus of Sandy Skoglund, and the obsessive beaded environments of Liza Lou. Painstakingly created over the course of two years, the intricately cross-hatched surfaces of these domestic environs speak to the complex and intricate psychic wranglings between feminine tradition and personal independence.
Citing Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex as source of inspiration, Skewed Perspectives: “is an installation of a home I built that reflects the confidence and confusion of what it means to be a female”. By covering every surface — rendered in stark black and white using white painted primer and black acrylic pens — Muntges uses mark making as a means of exerting control and exorcising fears.
Please join us on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 8pm – 11pm at Big Orbit Project Space for an opening reception with the artist. The exhibition will be on view through August 9, 2015. This event and exhibition is free and open to the public.