Every Future Has a Price: 30 Years After Infotainment
October 29—December 17, 2016
Elizabeth Dee Gallery offers the perfect reason to schlep up to Harlem. In its new uptown location, the gallery presents Every Future Has a Price: 30 Years After Infotainment, reenacting a thirty-year-old exhibition conceptualized at East Village’s Nature Morte gallery in 1982, but never shown in the city. Exhibited at various galleries across the U.S. as well as Europe between 1985 and 1987, the exhibition was curated by Alan Belcher, Peter Nagy, and Anne Livet.
While the original exhibition had included eighteen artists, some of which are the pioneers of the Pictures Generations, such as Laurie Simmons and the amazing Sarah Charlesworth, the updated version includes equally grandiose names like Steven Parrino, Christopher Wool, Cindy Sherman and Richard Prince. Linking the then-emerging conceptual photography practices of the ‘80s with its contemporary reflections, the exhibition promises a museum-quality experience at the gallery’s three times larger new location. “An art that engaged broader social issues while competing with the daily flood of visual stimuli,” said Nagy to describe the artworks shown in the exhibition.