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Solo exhibition of new works by Brooklyn artist DeShawn Dumas

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Ethan Cohen New York is pleased to present Holocene Extinction on view June 22 through August 5, 2017. The exhibition takes its title from what scientist call the sixth great mass extinction. Scientists estimate as many as 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century. Unlike past mass extinctions, caused by events like asteroid strikes, volcanic eruptions, …
Ethan Cohen New York is pleased to present Holocene Extinction on view June 22 through August 5, 2017. The exhibition takes its title from what scientist call the sixth great mass extinction. Scientists estimate as many as 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century. Unlike past mass extinctions, caused by events like asteroid strikes, volcanic eruptions, and natural climate shifts, the current crisis is almost entirely caused by capitalist civilization. In the broadest terms, Dumas addresses the seduction of the Western spectacle and our collective …

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251 West 19th Street
New York, NY, US
11am – 6pm Tue – Sat BY APPOINTMENT