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Sarah Sze
Lara Demori

Friday, October 12, 2018, 7pm
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Roma
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To mark Sarah Sze’s first exhibition at Gagosian Rome, the artist will speak with Dr. Lara Demori. The pair will discuss the wide-ranging influences and experiences that fuel Sze’s multimedia oeuvre while considering the exciting new directions evident in her current practice. The event is free and open to the public.

Photo: Deborah Feingold

Photo: Deborah Feingold

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at Crypta Balbi

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Museo Nazionale Romano, Crypta Balbi, Rome
www.museonazionaleromano.beniculturali.it

Sarah Sze’s Split Stone (7:34) (2018) appears amidst the historic ruins of Crypta Balbi. Opened like a geode, each half of the natural boulder reveals a sunset sky embedded in its flat surface, alluding to gongshi (scholar’s rocks) and the heavenly firmaments of Renaissance paintings. While her current exhibition at Gagosian Rome underscores and amplifies the materiality of digital images, in Split Stone (7:34), Sze takes a reverse approach by imbuing a granite boulder with a pixelated ephemerality. 

Sarah Sze, Split Stone (7:34), 2018, installation view, Museo Nazionale Romano, Crypta Balbi, Rome © Sarah Sze. Photo: Matteo D’Eletto, M3 Studio

Photo: Deborah Feingold

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Mark Godfrey

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Tate Modern, London
tate.org.uk

Sarah Sze will discuss her practice with Mark Godfrey, senior curator at Tate Modern, London. Work by Sze will be on view at the museum beginning November 19. To attend the event, purchase tickets at shop.tate.org.uk.

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