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AUCKLAND 

Michael Lett Gallery

Fiona Connor

Something Transparent (Please Go Round the Bacm)

FIONA CONNOR, Something Transparent (Please Go Round the Back), 2009, 

glass, wood, metal fittings, glue, paint, vinyl. 

“For the duration of the exhibition, the front door of the gallery will be closed.” This less-than-hospitable-sounding announcement concludes the press release for Fiona Connor’s recent project at Michael Lett’s Karangahape Road gallery. The statement recalls an august lineage of anti-exhibitions from Yves Klein’s empty gallery piece, Le Vide, in 1958, to Robert Barry’s multi-venue Closed Gallery Piece—just…

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