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Jackie Greber

Molly Barnes Gallery

Jackie Greber, at Molly Barnes Gallery, is realizing dimensional biomorphics within Plexiglas boxes. Utilizing a method similar to that exploited by Zammitt and Rauschenberg, she is painting a portion of her configuration on each of four or five panels of clear plastic which are held overlapped in place as box constructions. Though a sculptural solid, the box is of little importance, for the illusion, a stereometric fusion, takes place in a fixed viewer position exactly in front of the front plane. Except as the illusion can be explained there is not much point to viewing the structures from other than the front. The spot is fixed, for the configuration is an oval mist down the center of which plunges a sharp, narrow tunnel back to the rearmost plane. Unless all the planes are exactly aligned, the illusion is not successful. I can think of no other work where fixed, two-eyed viewing of a

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