Cheryl Donegan: I Still Want To Drown

3 Dec 2010 – 14 Jan 2011

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Hidde van Seggelen Gallery

London, United Kingdom


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The video piece is flanked by recent abstract works, mainly ‘Crack' paintings. They are made from - amongst other things - glitter, textile, spray paint and metallic tape. Once again, the works dazzle and allure us, only to become grungy and chaotic as the relationship progresses. They glint uneasily, their resemblance flickering between mirrors and jewels, garbage and broken glass. They are spectators to the video piece, flaunting their gingham, their sparkles, their splashes of paint as they contend for our attention. The result is a potent exposition of domestic life, pop culture and superficial glamour. I Still Want To Drown follows Donegan's participation in Cracked — the current exhibition at Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels - and recent exhibitions The Jewel Thief at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, New York; Creeds, Colours and Combinations at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery; and Between Spaces at PS1; New York.


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