Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Matthew Barney To Collaborate With Elizabeth Peyton in Greece

Artnet reports that Matthew Barney is collaborating with painter Elizabeth Peyton on a site-specific installation on the Greek island of Hydra. The exhibition will be held at the Slaughterhouse, a new project space (housed in - guess what? - a former slaughterhouse) run by mega-collector Dakis Joannou and the Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art. The components of the installation will be realized together on-site and will be exhibited afterwards as one work. The exhibition opens on June 16 and runs through September 30.

Image: "Matthew Barney" by Elizabeth Peyton, 2008.

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