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  • Pravdoliub Ivanov, Just Because, 2011, acrylic and lacquer on cardboard, 39 3/8 x 27 1/2".

    Pravdoliub Ivanov

    Le Guern Gallery

    The first Warsaw exhibition by Bulgarian artist Pravdoliub Ivanov was announced by the Polish word PÓŁPRAWDA, “half-truth,” whose upper portion could be read above the bridge between two parts of the apartment building in the center of the Polish capital that houses the Le Guern Gallery. This inscription, made of self-adhesive foil, is one part of a thus-titled two-element work, 1999/2011. The lower half, made of painted cardboard, was displayed on the gallery wall, so close to the ceiling that it seemed to be vanishing into it. For Ivanov, showing the word half-truth in two locations is an

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