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The Inconstant World

March 6, 2021 - May 30, 2021

Acrylic, handwritten iterations of the letter "S" and "Z" meander from a white panel on the ground up onto a white wall, some in broken into parts, others in thick, globby lines.

The Inconstant World features nine international artists whose work examines the relationship between perception and abstraction, focusing on visibility and illegibility as artistic strategies. With the body, language, and the experience of time as points of departure, the exhibition engages the limitations of representation and images as sites of interpretation. Each artist uses a different mode of abstraction; works in the exhibition consider the incomplete image, or attempt to represent that which cannot be captured or clearly articulated. The result complicates the viewing process, and encourages a closer look to unpack the work’s meaning.

Participating artists:
Kelly Akashi, Liz Deschenes, David Horvitz, Hanna Hur, Steffani Jemison, K.R.M. Mooney, Sandra Mujinga, B. Ingrid Olson, Pamela Rosenkranz.


Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1717 E 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90021 United States
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