International 2011 Archives
Andrea Dezsö, Haunted Ridgefield
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (USA).
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to announce the opening of Andrea Dezsö: Haunted Ridgefield—the latest installment of the popular Main Street Sculpture Project—featuring folklore, fantasies, and fears.
Dezsö presents a powerful journey to the interior of the psyche through giant multimedia tunnel books, visible through the windows of the Museum's historic 1783 administration building on Main Street.
Aldrich curator Mónica Ramírez-
The somewhat surreal setting will present motifs from nature, such as spider webs and creeper plants, which convey a certain level of mystery and danger. These motifs will extend into the building's architecture, where the artist has created new Victorian-
As Dezsö points out, "It opens on Halloween night, my favorite holiday, because that is the time when we can trespass across the barrier between the world of the living and the world of the dead."
The Aldrich will celebrate the opening of Andrea Dezsö: Haunted Ridgefield on Monday, October 31, 2011, from 4 to 8 pm. Treats will be handed out on the front porch of the Museum for those who dare to venture out this night.
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Exhibition 31 October 2011 -
Andrea Dezsö, "Sometimes In My Dreams I Fly" (partial installation view at Rice Gallery, Houston), 2010.
Courtesy of the artist and Frey Norris Contemporary & Modern, San Francisco.
Photo by Nash Baker.