Eric Mack & Torey Thornton

Extensions Made To Trouble Transformation


Paris

Opening on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
from 6 to 8 pm

  • , D-Flower(S), 2016
    Acrylic paint on wood panel
    284,5 x 426,7 cm
    112 x 168 inches
  • , What Is Sexuality, Is The Scale Infinite Similar To A line (A-Z Gone), 2016
    Metallic paint, acrylic paint on cotton and foam with wood frame
    274,3 x 238,8 x 26 cm
    108 x 94 x 10 1/4 inches
  • , What Is Sexuality, Is The Scale Infinite Similar To A line (A-Z Gone), 2016
    Metallic paint, acrylic paint on cotton and foam with wood frame
    274,3 x 238,8 x 26 cm
    108 x 94 x 10 1/4 inches
  • , She will lean with her back against the wall, 2016
    Velour, microfiber blanket, muslin, canvas, felt, leather, paper, acrylic, dye, thread, plastic stress balls, and rope
    248,9 x 391,2 x 38,1 cm
    98 x 154 x 15 inches
  • , Industrialized Gumbo, Deflate My Float, 2016
    Domestic and Industrial Aluminum foil, duct tape, gaffers tape, nylon strapping tape, aluminum tape, aluminum, stainless steel and galvanized steel wire
    75,6 x 447 x 378,5 cm
    29 3/4 x 176 x 149 inches
  • , Industrialized Gumbo, Deflate My Float, 2016
    Domestic and Industrial Aluminum foil, duct tape, gaffers tape, nylon strapping tape, aluminum tape, aluminum, stainless steel and galvanized steel wire
    75,6 x 447 x 378,5 cm
    29 3/4 x 176 x 149 inches
  • , Industrialized Gumbo, Deflate My Float, 2016
    Domestic and Industrial Aluminum foil, duct tape, gaffers tape, nylon strapping tape, aluminum tape, aluminum, stainless steel and galvanized steel wire
    75,6 x 447 x 378,5 cm
    29 3/4 x 176 x 149 inches
  • , Willow within the Form of Prose, 2016
    Velour blanket, paper, dye, acrylic, straw hat, willow branch pyramids, cotton window shade, wooden bowl, rope, zip ties and bamboo fence
    182,9 x 436,9 x 175,3 cm
    72 x 172 x 69 inches
  • , Willow within the Form of Prose, 2016
    Velour blanket, paper, dye, acrylic, straw hat, willow branch pyramids, cotton window shade, wooden bowl, rope, zip ties and bamboo fence
    182,9 x 436,9 x 175,3 cm
    72 x 172 x 69 inches
  • , Parade, 2016
    Tartan fabric, suitcase fragment, newspaper page, fashion magazine page, cardboard, cotton, rope, twine, thread, grommets, aluminum curtain rod, dye, and acrylic paint
    198,1 x 175,3 x 5,1 cm
    78 x 69 x 2 inches
  • , Implied Reebok or Desire for the Northeast Groover, 2016
    Reebok windbreaker, checkered kitchen pants, mixture of found fabric fragments, leather, quilted moving blanket, metal belt buckles, dried orange slice, crystal dragon decal, dye, and acrylic
    218,4 x 226,1 cm
    86 x 89 inches
  • , Warrior, 2016
    Acrylic, dye, cardboard, Comme des Garçon tissue paper, and pistachio shells on pegboard
    243,8 x 121,9 cm
    96 x 48 inches
  • , Warrior, 2016
    Acrylic, dye, cardboard, Comme des Garçon tissue paper, and pistachio shells on pegboard
    243,8 x 121,9 cm
    96 x 48 inches
  • , Bound Back Be Bludgeon (Thanks Oscar), 2013-2016
    Wood, steel, foam, cotton, nylon, galvanized steel ties, galvanized steel minding plates, masonry screws, cycling rack, found pre-painted rock
    303,5 x 72,4 x 86,4 cm
    119 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 34 inches
  • , Bound Back Be Bludgeon (Thanks Oscar), 2013-2016
    Wood, steel, foam, cotton, nylon, galvanized steel ties, galvanized steel minding plates, masonry screws, cycling rack, found pre-painted rock
    303,5 x 72,4 x 86,4 cm
    119 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 34 inches
  • , Domestic Umbrella as Backyard Band, 2016
    Canvas umbrella, wooden dowels, Asian folding fan, metallic tartan, corduroy plaid, cotton, dye and acrylic, with grommets and zip ties
    299,7 x 269,2 x 238,8 cm
    118 x 106 x 94 inches
  • , Domestic Umbrella as Backyard Band, 2016
    Canvas umbrella, wooden dowels, Asian folding fan, metallic tartan, corduroy plaid, cotton, dye and acrylic, with grommets and zip ties
    299,7 x 269,2 x 238,8 cm
    118 x 106 x 94 inches
  • , Domestic Umbrella as Backyard Band, 2016
    Canvas umbrella, wooden dowels, Asian folding fan, metallic tartan, corduroy plaid, cotton, dye and acrylic, with grommets and zip ties
    299,7 x 269,2 x 238,8 cm
    118 x 106 x 94 inches
  • , The Rest (Cabbie), 2016
    Wood, plexi glass, aluminum, wire basket, galvanized steel mending plates, ceramic wooden and metal mugs and vessels
    255,9 x 85,9 x 48,9 cm
    100 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 19 1/4 inches
  • , The Rest (Cabbie), 2016
    Wood, plexi glass, aluminum, wire basket, galvanized steel mending plates, ceramic wooden and metal mugs and vessels
    255,9 x 85,9 x 48,9 cm
    100 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 19 1/4 inches
  • , The Rest (Cabbie), 2016
    Wood, plexi glass, aluminum, wire basket, galvanized steel mending plates, ceramic wooden and metal mugs and vessels
    255,9 x 85,9 x 48,9 cm
    100 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 19 1/4 inches
  • , The Rest (Cabbie), 2016
    Wood, plexi glass, aluminum, wire basket, galvanized steel mending plates, ceramic wooden and metal mugs and vessels
    255,9 x 85,9 x 48,9 cm
    100 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 19 1/4 inches
  • , Glizzy, 2016
    Acrylic and pistachio shells on pegboard
    243,8 x 121,9 cm
    96 x 48 inches
  • , Glizzy, 2016
    Acrylic and pistachio shells on pegboard
    243,8 x 121,9 cm
    96 x 48 inches
  • , Sable, 2016
    Acrylic, spray paint, and beeswax on pegboard
    121,9 x 60,9 cm
    48 x 24 inches

Press release

Almine Rech Gallery is pleased to announce Extensions Made To Trouble Transformation, the first exhibition of American artists Eric Mack and Torey Thornton, together at the gallery’s Paris location. 

In addition to fluidly combining painting and sculpture, both artists also share a visual language that explores spatial relationships and questions the gesture's role in conceiving form. Torey Thornton’s work oscillates between legibility and abstraction, resulting in a tension that confuses our interpretation of pictorial arrangement. Utilizing common items, primarily textiles and other readymade objects, Eric Mack intervenes on these materials...


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