Dara Birnbaum

9 Dec 2011 – 12 Feb 2012

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South London Gallery

London, United Kingdom


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  • 36,436
  • Oval, Vauxhall

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American artist Dara Birnbaum was one of the first to subvert the language of television and is internationally recognised for her pioneering film and video works made over the past three and a half decades. For her South London Gallery exhibition she presents the UK premiere of her recent work, Arabesque, 2011, a multi-channel video installation which reflects on the legacy of two compositions; one composed by Robert Schumann for his wife Clara, the other composed by Clara Schumann for her husband Robert. Spanning the SLG's main exhibition space and first floor galleries, the show also includes the seminal work, Attack Piece, 1975, Birnbaum's first surviving installation, and a series of her earliest single channel video works from the 1970s. With thanks to Marian Goodman Gallery and Wilkinson Gallery.

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