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LX opens second exhibition curated by Lisa Cooley
Jill Magid, Make Me Anonymous , 2013. Neon, transformer, 42 x 3 in. 106.7 x 7.6 cm. Edition of 5. Courtesy of the artist and LABOR, Mexico City.



NEW YORK, NY.- LX, the new art space on 60th Street and Park Avenue that integrates both museum quality exhibitions and art advising in an intimate gallery setting, opened its second exhibition, Last Night I Wore a Costume, curated by art advisor and writer Lisa Cooley. Featuring paintings, sculpture, photography and works on paper by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Susan Cianciolo, Marc Camille Chaimowitcz, Sara Cwynar, Michael Dean, Jimmy de Sana, Van Hanos, Barkley Hendricks, Greer Lankton, Jennifer J. Lee, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Ellen Lesperance, Jill Magid, Jim Nutt, Elizabeth Peyton, Michelangelo Pistoletto, August Sander, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Laurie Simmons and Martin Wong, which grapple with the concept of the self. The exhibition will be on view through May 29, 2019 and will include a program of talks throughout the duration.

“From Pygmalion to Melville’s Bartleby to The Portrait of Dorian Gray, artists and writers have consistently tried to understand how we create ourselves,” states Lisa Cooley. “Much as Rome is built upon the ruins of past Romes, we are built from layer upon layer of formative experience. We make fascinating choices about what to present and what to conceal, what identity to claim and what fantasy to nurture.”

Last Night I Wore a Costume presents a cross-generational selection of artists who explore appearance, style, daydreams, thoughts, feelings, memories, social identity, ability, power, and morality. The exhibition explores a parallel between making art and making yourself that is deeply human.

“We are thrilled to be working with Lisa on our second exhibition,” states LX Director Cecilia Weaver. “As a veteran gallerist, she has an invaluable point of view on the contemporary art landscape. This exhibition is a thoughtfully conceived examination of self-perception and presentation, a universal system of how we signify ourselves to the world that is incredibly timely.”

A number of the artists in the exhibition are enjoying critical visibility with major museum exhibitions and publications, including Paul Sepuya who is featured on the cover of Artforum as well as a solo-exhibition at Team Gallery, Marc Camille Chaimowitcz who recently exhibited at the Jewish Museum, and Michael Dean who was recently short-listed for the Turner Prize.

The exhibition is accompanied by a Spotify playlist.










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