David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Fred Sandback (1943-2003). On view in the gallery's 519 West 19th Street space, the exhibition will feature a selection of important sculptures and drawings spanning the years 1969 to 2000, representing each decade of the artist's singular and influential career.
Though he used metal wire and elastic cord early in his career, Sandback soon dispensed with those materials to employ acrylic yarn to create works that address their physical surroundings. By stretching lengths of yarn horizontally, vertically, or diagonally at different scales and in varied configurations, the artist developed a unique body of work that elaborated on the phenomenological experience of space and volume with unwavering consistency and ingenuity.
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