Jorge Pardo

537 W 22nd Street

March 23 – April 28, 2007

Jorge Pardo
Installation view
Friedrich Petzel Gallery
2007

Jorge Pardo
Installation view
Friedrich Petzel Gallery
2007

Jorge Pardo
Installation view
Friedrich Petzel Gallery
2007

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled
2007
Silkscreen on unprimed linen, inkjet on canvas, polyester shantung
106.3 x 82.68 x 2 inches

Untitled (set of 5 hanging lamps)
2007
Screenprinted polycarbonate, lighting fixture
Diameter: 21 x 55 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 21 x 16 x 5.5 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Leather dye on MDF, corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 22 x 16.5 x 2.5 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 14 x 12 x 8 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 19 x 16 x 5.5 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Leather dye on MDF, corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 21 x 23.5 x 2 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Various dimensions

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 14 x 12 x 9 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 20 x 17 x 7 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Leather dye on MDF, corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Various dimensions

Untitled (clock)
2007
Walnut, corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Approximately 23 x 16 x 2 inches

Untitled (clock)
2007
Leather dye on MDF, corrugated cardboard, plexiglas, clock mechanism
Various dimensions

Untitled (wine credenza)
2007
Walnut laminated birch ply, particle board, foam insulation, cooling unit, brass
26 x 92 x 18 inches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Opening reception: Friday, March 23, 6–8 pm

Friedrich Petzel Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new sculptures and paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Jorge Pardo.

This new body of work continues Pardo's interest in collapsing the boundaries of art, architecture and design through the appropriation of domestic architectural elements, which he transforms into seductive yet practical sculptures. On view will be temperature-controlled wine credenzas that can store over 100 bottles in a delicate honeycomb interior; intricately carved clocks; and groupings of colorful hanging lamps with seaweed-like tendrils. The new paintings, which are silk-screen on unprimed linen, take on a playful, sculptural form with draped garlands and floral appliqués.

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1963, Jorge Pardo has exhibited internationally at institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Kunsthalle Basel and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, and several site-specific installations including the lobby and bookstore for the Dia Center for the Arts, and his own bar, The Mountain, in Los Angeles' Chinatown. This is Pardo's seventh solo exhibition at Friedrich Petzel Gallery.

The exhibition will open on Friday, March 23, with a reception from 6 – 8 p.m., and will remain on view through Saturday, April 21. Friedrich Petzel Gallery is located at 537 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011. For further information, please contact the gallery at info@petzel.com, or call (212) 680-9467.

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