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VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING

An Art Show Round-Up

By Jillian Mercado

June 2012

SECOND SKIN: An Exhibition and Book Co-Curated by Victoria Bartlett and Renée Vara

On view: May 17 – July 31, 2012

(Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Weekends by Appointment Only)

VPL, 5 Mercer St. Howard St., NYC

Designer Victoria Bartlett has created an exhibition based on the anatomy. She asked 15 different artist to submit work using with the theme “Second Skin.” Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Jack Pierson, Collier Schorr, and Mark Borthwick, Hrafnhildur Arnardottir (a.k.a. Shoplifter) are among the participants.

Bartlett explained to the artists that the pieces could be literal or interpretive.

The exhibition will run until July 31st, 2012

LINKS:

VPL NYC

VPL NYC: Second Skin

Vara Art

Edited by Marie Havens & Anita Marie Antonini

Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

Design by Jillian Mercado

Captions:

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John Giorno, reading ‘JUST SAY NO TO FAMILY VALUES’ from the book “SUBDUING DEMONS IN AMERICA”, VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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Tara Subkoff & Arden Wohl, VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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John Giorno, reading ”DEMONS IN THE DETAILS’ (left) & ‘THANX 4 NOTHING’ (right) from the book “SUBDUING DEMONS IN AMERICA” VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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John Giorno & Victoria Bartlett, VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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Mark Borthwick (Performance Title: “Hell of a Spell”), VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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Yelena Yemchuk, Victoria Bartlett, & Philip-Lorca diCorcia, VICTORIA BARTLETT’S SECOND SKIN OPENING, VPL, NYC, May 17, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens / StudioHavens.com

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