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Lay of the Land:
Alan Sonfist & Karin F. Gusti

November 8 through December 14, 2014

Alan Sonfist, Earth under the Ancient Beech

Alan Sonfist, Earth under the Ancient Beech, 1967.
Earth on canvas, 6 x 8

Alan Sonfist, Circumference of Ancient Beech Tree

Alan Sonfist, Circumference of Ancient Beech Tree, 1967.
Resin on canvas, 6 x 8.

Karin Giusti, Details from Winter, Spring and Fall Membranes

Karin Giusti, Details from Winter, Spring and Fall Membranes, 2014.
Installation, dimensions vary.

Karin Giusti, Details from Winter, Spring and Fall Membranes

Karin Giusti, Details from Winter, Spring and Fall Membranes, 2014.
Installation, dimensions vary.

Exhibition Overview

This joint exhibition includes the work of Alan Sonfist (Surface Memory) and Karin F. Giusti (Three Seasons at Black Forest Farm).

Alan Sonfist created Surface Memory in 1967-1971 to elucidate his childhood memories of the destroyed forest of his youth. Surface Memory pays homage to Sonfist's earlier masterpiece Time Landscape, 1956.

Karin Giusti's Three Seasons at Black Forest Farm is a monumental installation utilizing sculpture and photography to meld both environment and time into a singular experience. Void of figures, except the artist's shadow, these photographs appear as kaleidoscopic membranes that embed love and loss into the context of an environmental, photographic experience.