During her long illustrious career Sarah Charlesworth has explored a haunting and beautiful body of work about the power of the image. In her legendary series Objects of Desire her minimal presentations translate to a very powerful body a work that explores how images and our subconscious attractions collide.
It’s been a long, long time since these wonderful works have been on view. Most are from private collections. Not to be missed.
Objects of Desire: 1983-1988
April 25, 2014 – June 21, 2014
Maccarone Gallery, 630 Greenwich Street, NYC http://www.maccarone.net/
“There’s something about the surface of a photograph, how it acts, and about the coherence of photographic illusion that both fascinates and disturbs me. To me, there’s something mysterious about what’s physically there and how it acts on our psyches…how it connects us to some other thing-to a chair, a human being, to a different reference point, a moment in time, and finally, to desire itself.”
Interview with David Deitcher, Afterimage, Summer 1984
SARAH CHARLESWORTH: Objects of Desire: 1983-1988