TOM FRIEDMAN Untitled (Signature), 1990 Diameter: 42 inches Ballpoint pen on wall

KARIN SANDER 100 x 200 cm, 2003 Polished wall paint

CARL ANDRE VOLTAGLYPH 16, 1997 39 3/8 x 39 3/8 x 3/8 inches overall 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 x 3/8 inches each plate Copper and zinc

ADAM FUSS From the Series "My Ghost", 2000 60 x 90 inches Pigment print Unique

JOHN CAGE River Rocks and Smoke 4/10/90 #15, 1990 72 x 47 1/2 inches watercolor on paper prepared with fire

HANS HAACKE Condensation Wall, 1963/80 70 x 70 inches Plexiglass, distilled water

HIROSHI SUGIMOTO Seascape (Triptych), Thyrreanian Sea, 1993 16 7/8 x 21 1/4 inches Gelatin silver print

GERHARD RICHTER Fenster Window, 1968 78 x 156 inches 4 panels, each 78 x 39 Oil in canvas

ALAN SARET Simple AI EI 0 @2Cloud, 1979, 22 x 28 x 26 inches, stainless steel

PAUL PFEIFFER The Morning After the Deluge, 2001-2003 DVD

Press Release

A Simple Plan explores the transformation of a straightforward idea into a complex presence. Through the device of metaphor and illusion, the description of an approach morphs into a rich, sumptuous visual experience. An artist continually writing his signature in a spiral for the life of an ink cartridge (Tom Friedman); a square section of drywall polished to a fragile, mirror-like finish (Karin Sander); a film that records an image of the sun from sunrise to sunset (Paul Pfeiffer); a rectangular Plexiglass volume with water inside it (Hans Haacke), are but a few examples of how modest means evolve into objects which are complex ruminations on presence and absence, nature and culture, order and chaos.

Featured artists include: Carl Andre, Richard Artschwager, John Cage, Tom Friedman, Adam Fuss, Hans Haacke, Ernesto Neto, Paul Pfeiffer, Gerhard Richter, Karin Sander, Alan Saret, and Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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