Adam Fuss: Liquids 1987-2017

An exhibition exploring the meaning of water in the artist’s work.

Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present Adam Fuss: Liquids 1987—2017, an exhibition spanning three decades and including new works created over the past year. On view through December 23, this will be Fuss’s ninth solo exhibition at the gallery.

Untitled, 1988
gelatin-silver photogram, 47-3/4 x 52-1/4 inches (framed)

Liquids, and their infinite variety of forms, have been a central preoccupation for Fuss since his earliest works made in the 1980s. This exhibition, through an in-depth focus on this single element so essential to human life, explores the expressive potential of liquids in a variety of dynamic states.

Untitled, 2017
unique chromogenic photogram, 71 x 118-1/4 inches (framed)

From its beginnings, Fuss’s work has evoked the essential and spiritual elements of the natural world. Fuss magnifies the versatile and transitional nature of liquids when in motion, and when acted upon, in varied photographs of glycerin drops, waterfalls, and snakes rippling along the surface of still water.

Adam Fuss discusses the appeal of working with photograms, and how he understands the meaning of water in his work as both an overwhelming force and a reflection of his own emotions.
Duration: 00:05:07 | Release Date: Nov 2017

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