Under/erasure An exhibition curated by Heather + Raphael Rubinstein at Pierogi Gallery

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 – JANUARY 27, 2019
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Reviewed in the New York Timesthe Brooklyn Rail, Two Coats of Paint

Taking its title from Jacques Derrida’s concept of “under erasure,” the exhibition will include both visual artists and contemporary writers whose work features different varieties of erasure. For Derrida (as for Heidegger before him) to put a word under erasure (sous rature) is to signal the inadequacy of inherited language while also recognizing its inevitability. Since Derrida introduced the concept of under erasure in his 1967 book Of Grammatology, this emphatically visual act of intervention has become an indispensible technique in diverse disciplines. >> VIEW EXHIBITING ARTISTS + WRITERS

Half Destroyed, 2018, oil and acrylic on canvas, 38x34 inches

Half Destroyed, 2018, oil and acrylic on canvas, 38x34 inches