Through February 25
Steve DiBenedetto calls the elaborate multi-channel collages he creates konstructshuns in the same way that Ray Johnson coined the term moticos or Robert Rauschenberg dubbed his assemblages combines. The subject matter here is diverse (collapsed geometry, octopi, helicopters, alchemy and architecture) assembled into what the artist thinks of as information conglomerations. The frames are not used for presentation purposes, rather they serve as surface support for environmental breakdowns: containment structures to be breached and made vulnerable. The work reflects DiBenedetto’s long standing interest in material insubordination and an exploration of the linkage between biomorphic shapes and cosmic symbolism. This past November, he participated in a two-person exhibition with Terry Winters at The National Exemplar Gallery and is slated for a solo show at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum come 2015. Steve DiBenedetto’s paintings are in the permanent collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art and The Denver Art Museum.
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