Exhibition

The Air We Breathe

November 5, 2011–February 20, 2012

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In the belief that art can promote dialogue and enable understanding, The Air We Breathe brings together visual artists and poets to reflect on the subject of equal rights for same-sex couples, including the right to marry. The exhibition features works by artists including D-L Alvarez, Simon Fujiwara, Robert Gober, Raymond Pettibon, Amy Sillman, and Allison Smith, along with new poetry by John Ashbery, Anne Waldman, and others.


Raymond Pettibon, No Title (Paint fills them…), 2003; courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles; photo: Don Ross; © Raymond Pettibon

D-L Alvarez, You need a civil rights bill, not me, 2011; courtesy the artist; photo: Don Ross; © D-L Alvarez

Johanna Calle, Untitled (roles) (detail), 2011; courtesy the artist and Galaria Casas Riegner, Bogot; photo: Don Ross; © Johanna Calle

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