Vienna

Barbara Holub

Galerie Hohenlohe & Kalb

SUBURBIA IS BOOMING—not just in terms of population, but as a subject for both video art and movies. And in discussions of architecture, Celebration, Florida, Disney's “model” community, is sure to come up, usually as an example of the interplay between deregulated corporate development and the replacement of public pace by private architectures of security or aesthetic “retropias.” In Austria, the number of single-family dwellings is rising dramatically, and Fontana, a development near Vienna, is a kind of counterpart to Celebration. It is the subject of Barbara Holub's exhibition “Set!” A photographic frieze running above the gallery's windows (all works 2000) presented pictures of the development: the Empire villa with Texan accents, the sandbox, the doghouse, the garden fence, the hedges. Among the other shots are images of construction workers laying the asphalt floor of an

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