Alex Schweder: Rehearsal Space
On view October 2 - 16, 2013
Over the course of two weeks, New York-based artist Alex Schweder will participate in the cultural life of the Glass House campus while occupying a mobile living unit temporarily situated alongside the Brick House. Speculating that architecture is enacted as well as built, Rehearsal Space comprises a portable accommodation (combining a van, a scissor lift, and an inflatable room) that anticipates the Glass House’s potential artist residency program. Connected to the Brick House by a power cord, Schweder’s van contains an inflatable room that can be raised twenty-two feet in the air by a hydraulic system.
E.V. DAY: SNAP!
On view May 2 - November 30, 2013
The Glass House is pleased to announce its first site-specific exhibition: SNAP! by E.V. Day. Conceived for the building known as Da Monsta - designed by Philip Johnson in 1995 as a visitor center and now a gallery - SNAP! interprets the pavilion's peculiar geometry and atmosphere both inside and out. Day has roped the exterior of Da Monsta with massive climbing webs and populated the interior with an ensemble of recent sculpture that tease out the noir qualities of Johnson's late work.
Night (1947 – 2015)
Jason Dodge, A tourmaline and a ruby inside of an owl
On view August 28 - November 30, 2013
Night (1947 – 2015) is a sculpture-in-residence program; an unfolding exhibition inspired by the historic presence of the sculpture Night by Giacometti in the Glass House. Night will be composed of a series of works by contemporary artists that contend with the legacy of Giacometti’s sculpture and Johnson’s architectural opus. On display for three to six months at a time, the sculptures in Night (1947 – 2015) will “disappear” after their run, making room for new work and new absences. The third installation in this series is A tourmaline and a ruby inside of an owl by Jason Dodge.
Read more about Night (1947 – 2015) in The New York Times.
Art: Alex Schweder, The Hotel Rehearsal. Photo by Amanda Kirkpatrick.
Art: E.V. Day’s SNAP! captures Da Monsta. Photography by Andy Romer Photography (2013), Courtesy of the Glass House, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Art: Jason Dodge, A tourmaline and a ruby inside of an owl. Photo by Amanda Kirkpatrick. Courtesy of the Glass House, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn more about past exhibitions at the Glass House.