Roni Horn

Roni Horn: Part I and Part II

October 17, 2001 - June 16, 2002

<p>Roni Horn. <i>This Is Me, This Is You</i>, 2000. <br/>Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. </p>

Roni Horn. This Is Me, This Is You, 2000.
Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York.

 
 
 

Roni Horn has built a body of work in a variety of media that engages physical space and consistently assigns an active role to the viewer. For this exhibition, Horn has created three new photographic series and a sculpture in glass, continuing her interests in the construction of identity. Through juxtaposed sequences of images of facial expressions and natural phenomena, Horn explores the relationship between the instantaneity of photography and the play of constancy and metamorphosis in nature and human emotion.

 

Artist Biography

Roni Horn was born in 1955 in New York, where she continues to live and work. She received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1975 and an MFA from Yale University in 1978. Since her first solo show at the Kunstraum in Munich in 1980, she has exhibited widely and was included in such major shows as the Venice Biennale (1997) and Documenta IX (1992). Recent one-person exhibitions were presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2000); Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1999); De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, the Netherlands (1998; 1994); Fotomuseum Winterthur (1997); and the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (1996). Horn's Things That Happen Again (1986) has been a long-term exhibition at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, since 1989.

 
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