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Laura Grisi, Sunset Light, 1967, neon, Plexiglas, 86 1⁄4 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8".

Laura Grisi

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Laura Grisi, Sunset Light, 1967, neon, Plexiglas, 86 1⁄4 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8".

Laura Grisi had her last solo show in 1995, having exhibited with the likes of Leo Castelli and Konrad Fischer since the mid-1960s. “Hypothesis on Infinity,” a fine-tuned exhibition of seven works dated from between 1966 and 1981, casts new light on the complex work of this now somewhat overlooked artist, who passed away last year at the age of seventy-eight. Avoiding any one category, her reflective and poetic art is rooted in a personal and singular interpretation of Pop and kinetic art, expanding toward conceptual and process-related ways of working.

The earliest work on view here is Seascape, 1966, a painting-object composed of three sliding panels, featuring the sea, clouds, and a window. The seascape is made up of “typical images” that evoke the playful imagination of childhood. Nature and time stimulate a gaze that, in this Pop-inflected phase, allows emotional notes to

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