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  • Mark Luyten, Untitled (“Endlessly”), 1989/ 2011, oil on canvas, 75 1/2 x 96 7/8".

    Mark Luyten

    Galerie Micheline Szwajcer

    Two sorts of temporalities were superimposed in Mark Luyten’s exhibition, representing two distinct conceptions of its title, “(today).” One could be found in a work visible right from the entrance and running through the gallery space: Today, 2011, consisting of words written in pencil, ink, and watercolor and scattered across the surface of the wall that runs from one end of the gallery to the other. They fluttered over the wall’s surface, seemingly capable of escaping its materiality at any moment. If those at a distance disappeared in the vastness of the white cube, those that were closer

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