Alexis Dahan, ‘Paris Lamp’, 2017, Design/Decorative Art, Cast cement, lighting parts, Patrick Parrish Gallery
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Alexis Dahan

Paris Lamp, 2017

Cast cement, lighting parts
4 × 4 × 4 in
10.2 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm
.
$750
Location
New York
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About the work
Patrick Parrish Gallery
New York

Edition of lighting designed by French artist Alexis Dahan. This project follows a public …

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Alexis Dahan
French, b. 1982
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Alexis Dahan’s pristine photographs and plucky public interventions explore social and spatial dynamics by abstracting familiar places, objects, and forms. Recalling artist wanderers cum political agitators like Francis Alÿs and Jeremy Deller, Dahan maps his contemporary urban experience in images and performances that challenge standard modes of perception. For his “The Sky is Shaped by its City Buildings” series, Dahan traveled through city streets around the world, capturing corners of buildings and slivers of sky. By enhancing the contrast of the images, he transformed recognizable cityscapes into stark black-and-white abstractions void of a sense of place. In “We Serve Selected Texts,” Dahan cheekily installed a found food cart in a high-traffic New York City Park. The irreverent twist: he sold philosophical texts—instead of hot dogs—to unsuspecting passersby.

Alexis Dahan, ‘Paris Lamp’, 2017, Design/Decorative Art, Cast cement, lighting parts, Patrick Parrish Gallery
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Patrick Parrish Gallery
New York

Edition of lighting designed by French artist Alexis Dahan. This project follows a public intervention dating back to when Dahan removed a cobblestone from a New York street and exchanged it with one extracted from Paris. Each lamp is encased in a cement cast of the original cobblestone, accompanied by casts from the …

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Alexis Dahan
French, b. 1982
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Alexis Dahan’s pristine photographs and plucky public interventions explore social and spatial dynamics by abstracting familiar places, objects, and forms. Recalling artist wanderers cum political agitators like Francis Alÿs and Jeremy Deller, Dahan maps his contemporary urban experience in images and performances that challenge standard modes of perception. For his “The Sky is Shaped by its City Buildings” series, Dahan traveled through city streets around the world, capturing corners of buildings and slivers of sky. By enhancing the contrast of the images, he transformed recognizable cityscapes into stark black-and-white abstractions void of a sense of place. In “We Serve Selected Texts,” Dahan cheekily installed a found food cart in a high-traffic New York City Park. The irreverent twist: he sold philosophical texts—instead of hot dogs—to unsuspecting passersby.

Alexis Dahan

Paris Lamp, 2017

Cast cement, lighting parts
4 × 4 × 4 in
10.2 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm
.
$750
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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