new-york

Paul Pechter

Weber Gallery, Paula Cooper Gallery, O.K. Harris Gallery, Bykert Gallery, Multiples

Paul Pechter came up with the ideal show for the holiday season: you get part of it in the mail and then decide whether you want to see the rest at any one of five conveniently located galleries about the city. The announcement card contained the key motif in the show, a line drawn on the front from the top left corner to the center of the right side and continued on the back from the center of the left side to the bottom right corner. Depending upon which way you rotate the card, the line on the back appears either as a repetition of the one on, the front or as a continuation of it; in other words it can appear that one has in hand two different cards, unless there’s a bright light around to hold the card against.

The rest of the show consisted of several multiples all of which were on view at each gallery listed on the announcement. My favorite was the one that followed the model of the

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