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Friend "Ataxophilia"; Schon "New Directions Home"

Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston MA

Nov 09 2022
Dec 11 2022
Friend "Ataxophilia"; Schon "New Directions Home"

Zoe Friend, Vestiges, mixed media.

Ellen School asks how we can bring our tactile sense of form into the digital sphere (using clay) and Zoe Friend examines her ataxophobia (a fear of clutter) with her maximalist creatures of consumer detritus.

Zoe Friend plays on the term ataxophobia, a clinical condition described as “a fear of clutter or messy surroundings,” the exhibition features assemblage sculptural works exploring the fetishization of objects through the artist’s baroque-inspired maximal aesthetic. Focusing on the consumer sublime as well as examining the intersection of our relationship with nature and societal detritus, Friend presents highly ornate and sumptuous motifs juxtaposed with the mundane disposable materials

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Additional time info:

Artist Talks: Nov. 19, 3pm.

First Friday: Dec. 2, 5- 8:30pm


Boston Sculptors Gallery

486 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
(Neighborhood: South End)


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COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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