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John Bock’s current exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery in New York is the German artist’s fifth solo show at the gallery. The exhibition features a two-channel video projection, “PARA – SCHIZO, ensnarled”, a group of hanging soft sculptures, “Büchse” (tin can), a metal sculpture reminiscent of a submarine, and a lecture-dance-performance on the opening night (March 1, 2010).
John Bock’s work has been exhibited widely including solo shows at Arko Art Center, Seoul; REDCAT, Los Angeles; Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He also participated in the Biennale di Venezia, the Lyon Biennial, Documenta 11, and the Yokohama Triennale. A large sculpture-video installation by John Bock is currently on display at the New Museum in New York, in the Jeff Koons-curated group show “Skin Fruit” – Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection.
John Bock at Anton Kern Gallery, New York, Opening Reception and Lecture, March 1, 2010.