New York

Doree Albritton

Ceres Gallery

“Out of the Woods,” an installation of recent works by Doree Albritton, focuses on the interaction between wall pieces and freestanding sculptures. All the forms clearly refer to nature; no two shapes are exactly alike. The title of the installation might allude to going deep into a mysterious world in order to bring back discoveries. Despite the emphasis on nature here, the entire room actually functioned like a theatrical setting, one in which all the elements seemed ready to spring to life. Albritton creates strange hybrid objects made of rich, sensuous materials; they populated the room, appearing on the walls at different heights, as if a cyclone had come through and catapulted everything in different directions. Most of the pieces on the floor consist of freestanding branches made by hand. With their “skins” made up of barely decipherable handwritten words, these pieces seem like

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