Purple Art

[April 11 2013]

Thomas Ruff at David Zwirner, New York

Artist Thomas Ruff presents two distinct bodies of work as part of his new exhibition at David Zwirner. In ma.r.s, Ruff alters images of Mars culled from NASA’s website by adding distinct colors and manipulated perspective. The artist offers vistors 3D glasses to create a cinematic view of a distant reality. Elsewhere in the space, Ruff’s series photograms is an experiment in line, order and chaos. The extensive show reveals Ruff’s ongoing process to merge photography’s fiction, reality and technique.  photograms and ma.r.s is on view through April 27th 2013 at David Zwirner, 525 West 19th Street, New York. Photo and text Juliana Balestin  

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