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David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to present new works by Mai-Thu Perret for Frieze New York. The sculptures and watercolors featured in this presentation are related to works in Perret’s solo exhibition Real Estate, on view at the Istituto Svizzero in Rome through June 26, 2022. These works draw on her interest in the goddesses of Roman mythology and elaborate upon her ongoing explorations of feminist counter-narratives and mystical and utopian impulses. While conceptually reframing archetypal narratives and iconography throughout this presentation, Perret has also revisited themes and forms from her previous works—particularly ones related to the female figure, symbolic interpretation, and art historical critique. Through such acts of retelling, Perret indicates the recursive nature of all stories, histories, and myths—repeated, revised, and reused indefinitely by individuals and communities across vast stretches of space and time.

To preview the presentation, download the PDF below. View the works in person from May 18 – 22, 2022 at Booth B1 at Frieze New York, The Shed, 545 W. 30th Street, New York.

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Mai-Thu Perret

Diana, 2022

ceramic and bronze

62 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches

(158 x 44 x 44 cm)

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Mai-Thu Perret

Untitled, 2022

watercolor on paper

14 3/8 x 11 inches

(36.7 x 28 cm)

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20 1/4 x 16 7/8 x 1 1/2 inches

(51.4 x 42.9 x 3.8 cm)

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Untitled, 2022

watercolor on paper

19 7/8 x 14 1/8 inches

(50.5 x 35.7 cm)

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25 3/4 x 20 x 1 1/2 inches

(65.4 x 50.8 x 3.8 cm)

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The hundred flowers that come with the spring, for whom do they bloom ? I, 2022

ceramic

55 x 40 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches

(140 x 103 x 90 cm)

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