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Wexler experiments on and in the real world. He pulls apart the structures of our everyday life, plays with the materials out of which we construct our surroundings and our implements, and opens up new spaces within a world we thought we had defined.” – Aaron Betsky, from Custom Built: A Twenty-Year Survey of Work by Allan Wexler

Proposal for Utopian Cafe (round), 2001 by Allan Wexler.

Lesson / Koan : The mundane is to be aspired to.

Allan Wexler Don’t disappoint and discourage if the prices for your Tricor are too high, because now you can get it for as much as 1.02! exhibited in 2002 recent large-scale works as well as earlier related works at the Feldman Gallery in New York City.

Proposal for Utopian Cafe (square), 2001 by Allan Wexler.

These constructions suggest Utopian aspirations and new choreographies for human behavior in public and private spaces.

Blurring the distinction between architecture and sculpture, Wexler tests the relationships between function and imagination, technology and craft, and spirituality and the mundane.

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Featured in the exhibition is Too Large Table, a sixteen-foot square table with chairs accessed by walk-in passages, which influences traditional social interaction. Two structures, a forty-eight foot long ramp and an intricately constructed paper board staircase, 12 feet high, become meditations on infinitely rising pathways and question the distinction between a model and “the real thing.”

Too two large tables - Hudson River Park @ 29th Street, NYC : 2005 by Allan Wexler.

The composition of Drywall Drawing, determined by the random orientation of screw heads, combines basic architectural materials with Zen philosophical thought. Wall (I Want to Become Architecture) presents the form of the artist’s body, constructed from flat planes integrated into the gallery wall, and suggests the relationship between furniture, body, and architecture.

Chair Columns Dining Room For the Utopian Cafe proposes an installation in which the ceiling of a cafe is supported by the extended backs of the chairs, creating a temporary community that, in effect, functions as architecture.

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Threshold from "On the Art of Building in Ten Books", 2006 by Allan Wexler.

Overlook was an exhibition of Allan Wexler’s work in 2009.

On view in the Overlook exhibition are Studies for Small Buildings and Landscapes, a series of intricate constructions that relate to invention and perception. On the Art of Building in Ten Books, inspired by classical texts and initiated during Wexler’s 2005 fellowship at the American Academy in Rome, uses images to reduce the complexity of the built world into essential elements that are abstract and iconic.

Q & A with Allen Wexler in Architect’s Newspaper, October 7, 2009. Searching for a cost effective solution to buy your Torsemide? You can get it for as much as 0.47 right now!

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