by Suzanne on February 23rd, 2011
Polytropos of many turns by Marcel Dzama, mannequin with rotating base and costume, socks, dress, mask, and gun, 2009 - click to enlarge
It seems that his natural sense for choreography has transpired into his works on paper which he now beautifully sculpts as papercuts in very haptic dioramas.
And as always, Dzama wouldn't be Dzama without a short movie:
Don't miss this exhibition - Dzama's shows truly are otherworldly.
On show: Feb 17 - Mar 19, 2011
Gallery hours: Tue - Sat: 10 AM – 6 PM, Monday by appointment
by Suzanne on February 7th, 2010
Untitled by Marcel Dzama, 1999 - click to enlarge
Diogenes by Marcel Dzama, 2007 - click to enlarge
The exhibition has only just opened at the Musée d'art contemporain and will be on show until April 25, 2010.
Suitcase With Three Heads by Marcel Dzama, 2007 - click to enlarge
If you've never heard of Marcel Dzama and/or can't make it to Montréal on such short notice, then this great little video he recently made for The Department of Eagles might help you understand his visual universe:
And yes, Marcel sure owes the National Chinese Ballet a big cut of his sales.
On show: February 4 - April 25, 2010
Gallery hours: Tue - Sun: 11 AM - 6 PM, Wed: 11 AM - 9 PM
Admission: $10 - free admission every Wednesday evening from 5 - 9 PM
by suzanne_tumblr on February 6th, 2010
by suzanne_tumblr on December 4th, 2009
Middle Road, Executioners Carried Into Narrative and Owl Troubles by Marcel Dzama, acrylic on canvas with collaged paper, 2003
by Suzanne on April 19th, 2008
First Born by Marcel Dzama, 2007
Dzama's Even the Ghost of the Past show will be closing tonight.
Closing: Tonight, April 19, 2008
Address: David Zwirner, 525 West 19th Street (between 10th Ave. and West St.), New York, NY 10011, USA