Mircea Cantor: 5775 (Part II)
Dvir Gallery is happy to present its’ fourth solo exhibition by artist Mircea Cantor (b. 1977, Romania) at the gallery. The show is presented across two gallery spaces with a new body of work. This is the second part to Cantor’s exhibition at the gallery, 5775 (Part I) from January 2015.The title, 5775 (Part I & II), references the number of years elapsed since the creation of the world according to the Jewish calendar. In these linked exhibitions, Cantor brings a conceptual approach to subjects from both the Old and New Testament.
5775 (Part II) references Leonardo Da Vinci with a twist in the remake of The Last Supper in dynamite wire with the artist’s hands replaced throughout.
A site specific installation enveloping the entire upper floor is made out of thermal blankets. Heaven & Hell Simultaneously refers to the actual immigrant crisis across Europe.
Dvir Gallery is excited to premier Cantor’s new film Nascondino (Hide & Seek) starring Andre Serban.
Especially at the opening, a unique piece by the artist will be offered to the public.