September 22, 1990-June 21, 1991

Sep 05, 1990

Maria Nordman: installation of drawings and a project realized in cooperation with the Public Art Fund and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation in June 1990

Work by Maria Nordman will open at Dia Center for the Arts, 548 West 22nd Street, New York, on Saturday, September 22,1990. An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 21, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition continues through June 21,1991. Hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 noon to 6 p.m.

The exhibition will include plans/drawings on the second floor and work opening to the street on the ground floor. It continues work presented in collaboration with the Public Art Fund, Inc. and the New York City Parks Department at Doris Freedman Plaza at the southeast entrance to Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 60th Street beginning June 1, 1990 for two weeks.

Previous works have taken place in the living and working areas of various cities of the United States and Europe since 1969. Works have been presented in major exhibitions, including "Documenta'/" and "Documenta 8" in Kassel, Germany, "Chambres d'amis" in Ghent, Belgium and "Promenades" in Geneva, Switzerland. An important survey of drawings was organized in 1987 by the Musée St. Pierre in Lyon, France, and permanent commissions have been completed recently for Le Domain de Kerguehennec, Brittany, France and for the University of Bochum, Germany. Nordman is based in Santa Monica, California.

The realization of this work sponsored by Dia Contet for the Arts has been made possible in part by grants from the Lannan Foundation, The Andy Wartrol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, conferred in 1989, and by funds from the Dia Art Council.

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