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Muntean/Rosenblum

Team Gallery | Wooster Street

A young man sleeps, shirtless, beneath a truck. He wakes up—his eyes are a cool blue-green—and strikes out toward a blonde girl slumped in an armchair in the middle of a windswept field: an older man, his face bronzed and wrinkled, emerges from a house and casts a stern gaze over his surroundings. The young man holds his hand above the girl’s face, and she stirs, gets up, and joins him on a walk to a nearby trailer. Inside the vehicle, a white-haired man reclines, Christ-like, his aged body partly covered by a crumpled white sheet. A tear meanders down the girl’s cheek, and a ponderous, melancholic voice begins a brief soliloquy: “Somewhere along the road, we lose our way. . . .”

Shroud, 2006, a ten-minute thirty-eight-second video by Markus Muntean and Adi Rosenblum, echoes the look and mood of their better-known paintings, four large-scale examples of which were also on view in the duo’s

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