Marjolijn de Wit
POTS ARE NOT PEOPLE

April 23 - May 23, 2015

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Asya Geisberg Gallery is pleased to present “Pots Are Not People”, an exhibition of ceramic-photographic collage, painting, sculpture, and installation by Amsterdam-based Marjolijn de Wit.This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in New York. In “Pots Are Not People”, de Wit appropriates photo-based imagery in combination with raw, glazed, or photo-printed ceramic pieces to explore ideas of future archeology, the interpretation of history, and our relationship with nature and the built environment. De Wit’s ceramics evade specific clarification and instead hover between authentic remnants and evocative constructed objects. The artist inserts her counterfeit pieces onto encyclopedic images of vast landscapes, suggesting...

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Marjolijn de Wit, Untitled (MDW023), 2014. Ceramic on print, 12” x 9.5”