Javier Téllez: Games are forbidden in the labyrinth
The artist’s first solo exhibition on the West Coast features a newly commissioned installation, "Chess" (2014) and Téllez’s film Dürer's "Rhinoceros" (2010) in which the artist reflects on the social and historical conception of the psychiatric institution: from architectural structures to technologies and treatments.
Opening reception: April 5, 2014 | Saturday 6–9pm
Exhibition dates: April 6 to June 1, 2014 | Tuesday–Sunday 12–6pm or intermission
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