Standard Practice Gallery is thrilled to announce the international debut of Australian artist Ian Strange’s acclaimed exhibition, ISLAND to American audiences at 149 West 14th Street from November 19th – December 16th.
Continuing Strange’s investigations into the home, ISLAND features large-scale photographs documenting interventions onto suburban houses, paintings, sculpture, artefacts, found photography, research and a new limited edition publication.
Ian Strange, ‘SOS’, Archival Photographic print, Documentation of site-specific intervention 2015 – 17
ISLAND approaches the iconic symbol of the suburban home through the metaphor of the desert island – a place of refuge, protection and personal sovereignty, but simultaneously entrapment and isolation – offering an unsettling look at our deep psychological relationship with the places we live.
‘ISLAND’ OPENING EVENT:
Saturday Nov 18th
Open to the Public
6pm – 9pm
Sunday 19th November – Sat 16th Dec, 2017
Open 10am – 6pm daily
149 West 14th St
(Between 6th and 7th)
New York, NY
Image: Ian Strange, Untitled series, Oil pastel on found vintage photograph 2015 – 17