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Weekly Initiative News- 03/24/14

Image courtesy of Athena Tacha and Printed Matter

Image courtesy of Triple Canopy and the Whitney Museum of American Art

On view from March 24th- April 19th, Printed Matter presents an exhibition of artists’ books by Athena Tacha. The presentation features the complete run of publications by the artist, including long out-of-stock titles new to Printed Matter as well as items that have been distributed by the organization since the 1970s:


Triple Canopy is included in this year’s Whitney Biennial on view from March 7th to May 25th. The organization’s contribution entitled Pointing Machines is an installation titled after the simple eighteenth-century measuring tool for reproducing sculpture in stone or wood with a system of adjustable rods and needles. For this project Triple Canopy asks how the meaning of artworks shifts as they are commissioned, made, collected, disowned, replicated, photographed, exhibited, and published, taking into account the role of circulation systems as varied as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and eBay: