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MICHAEL ZANSKY
Michael Zansky’s kinetic sculptures with giant Fresnel lens
simultaneously suggest and  explode a classically ordered universe,
magnifying and manipulating the detritus of modernity to offer a darkly
comic alternative cosmology.
Selected Exhibitions

2006
 Briggs-Robinson Gallery, New York, NY, History as Ruin.
 Edsvik Konsthalles, Stockholm, Sweden, Intelligent Design.
2005
 Gigantic Art Space, New York, NY, American Panopticon.
 Gigantic Art Space/ARCO, Black Box, Madrid, Spain, American Panopticon.
2003
 Briggs-Robinson Gallery, New York, NY, Ten Extra Seconds.
2002
 Universal Concepts Unlimited, NY, Still in Motion.

Performance/Installation

2005
Manhattan  School of Music, New York, NY, Mister Medulla.
Julliard School of Music, New York, NY, Pink Baby Monster.
Cal Arts,  I Live for Art.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2006
 Soo Vac  Gallery, Quantum Circus, Minneapolis, MN.
 Elizabeth Foundation,  Everybody Dance Now, New York, NY.
 Silvermine Guild, Waxworks, New Canaan, CT.
 Aldrich Museum, Landmine, Ridgefield, CT.
 Michael Steinberg Fine Art,  Every Day is Different, New York, NY.
 Dam Stuhltrager Gallery, Revisionist History, Brooklyn, NY.
 Lower Manhattan Cultural Center,  Speed Limit, New York, NY.
 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Transmutations, Long Branch, NY.
 Soap Factory,8x8x8, Minneapolis, MN.
 Lab Gallery,  Synthetic Aesthetic, New York, NY.
 Edsvik Konsthalles, Stockholm, Sweden, Time.

2005
 SICA, Over the Top, Under the Rug, Long Branch, NJ.
 Imaging Arts,  Photography: Origins to Now Pt. II, Tappan, NY.
 Lab Gallery, Quantum Zoo, New York, NY.
 Exit Art, New York, NY, Other America.
 Lab Gallery, New York, NY, Botany 5000.
 University of Pennsylvania, PA, Thomas Bernhard Video Installation.

2004
 Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX, Touch and Temperature.
 Rockland Center for the Arts, Rockland, NY, Digital and Beyond.
 Future Perfect, Brooklyn, NY, Gifted.
 Blue Hill Cultural Center, NY.

2003
 Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, Unconventional Three-Dimensional.
 Rockland Center for the Arts, Rockland, NY, De Jong, Ousler, Zansky: Installations.
 White Columns, New York, NY, Mama’s Boy.
 GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Clean, It Just Looks Dirty.
 Galerie Lelong, New York, NY.
 White Box Gallery, New York, NY.
 Sperone Westwater, New York, NY, Postcards From the Edge.

2002
 Drawing Center, New York, NY, Selections Benefit Show.

Selected Bibliography

Chambers Christopher "Still in Motion", Universal Concepts Sculpture Magazine, 2003
Creps, Bob. "Fieldings Dictionary of American Painters" 2001
Epstein Edward "Unconventional Three Dimensional", Art Papers, January 2004
Faulds, Rod. "Natural Histories (Artists Forge in Science and Nature) Catalog" 2002
Harris, Ned "The Rockland Connection", Exhibition Catalog Rockland Center for the
Arts, 1990
Glueck Grace "Terrorvision", Exit Art, Ny Times, May 2004
johnson, Ken "NEO", Exit Art, NY Times, July 2000
johnson, Ken "American Panopticon", Gigantic ArtSpace, NY Times, March 2005

Selected Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY