Alex Israel “Summer 2”
June 10, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Almine Rech Gallery
64 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris

+33 1 45 83 71 90

Two years after the success of his 2015 exhibition “Summer,” Alex Israel returns to Almine Rech with a sequel. Known to mine his native Los Angeles for inspiration, the artist turns his eye to the beach with his latest works, including an animated pelican, developed in collaboration with designer Michael Curry, operated by a rudimentary hand-powered spring mechanism, and a group of aluminum sculptures made from a cast of Israel’s own body, squeezed into a wetsuit.

(Photo by Zarko Vijatovic, courtesy Alex Israel and Almine Rech Gallery)



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