Pressart – Ramuntcho Matta

New York, February 15 – March 17, 2007 

Through his collages Ramuntcho Matta questions the authority of The Press – an establishment that society accepts as a purveyor of truth and objectivity. He removes press photographs from their original context, tapes them to notebook pages, and draws over them to manipulate them in the way that the media manipulate the public. In addition to his seemingly random patterns of newspaper print and bombardments of journalistic imagery, Matta also shows new video works.




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