“Front of House”

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“Front of House” is a collaborative exhibition conceived as a four-way conversation between artists Ângela Ferreira and Narelle Jubelin, architect Marcos Corrales, and curator Andrew Renton. And a very polite conversation it seems to be at first, taking place in a sort of Miesian parlor furnished with beautifully crafted shelves arranged and designed by Corrales, an Andre-like Equivalent sculpture made up of Renton’s long-lost catalogues to his 1993 exhibition “Walter Benjamin’s Briefcase” (itself famously lost in transit), and some elegantly built wooden sculptures. Artworks such as Ferreira and Jubelin’s Crossing the Floor, 2008, and Jubelin’s A Landscape Is Not Something You Look At but Something You Look Through, 2003–2006, include miniature photo-based tapestries that Jubelin has stitched in petit point, neatly framed, and arranged on smooth lacquered shelving like photographs on a

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