Sophie Calle and Louise Lawler in a Group Exhibition
The Birthday Ceremony, 1980 © Sophie Calle
Exhibition on view:
Wednesday, February 18–Saturday, April 4, 2009
Swiss Institute/Contemporary Art
495 Broadway / 3rd floor
New York, New York
REGIFT, curated by John Miller, is now on view. This group exhibition is hosted by the Swiss Institute in New York and features 23 artists whose work contributes to the subject of gift exchange. REGIFT focuses on the chains of obligation that gifting generates, on one hand, and the incalculability of gift values, on the other.
Barbara Bloom, Sophie Calle, Trisha Donnelly, Sam Durant, Maria Eichhorn, Sylvie Fleury, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Dan Graham, Renée Green, Fabrice Gygi, Jamie Isenstein, Mike Kelley, Louise Lawler, Leigh Ledare, Sam Lewitt, Allan McCollum, Jeffrey Charles Henry Peacock, Mai-Thu Perret, Walter Robinson, Aura Rosenberg, Jim Shaw, Greg Parma Smith, John Waters, and Lawrence Weiner.
Matchbooks © Louise Lawler
Gifts will be on view until the exhibition ends on April 4th, at which point participants will be invited for a lottery-based re-gift exchange.