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Can You Have an Art Exhibition Without Art? Triple Candie Under Oath


Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
1 – 3pm
Admission: Free (Suggested $5 museum donation)

Who, or what, is Triple Candie? What does it do, and why does it exist? How can it curate art exhibitions without artists and their artworks, but rather with copies of an artist’s oeuvre? Do the two co-founders, Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett, work under this non-conceptual art strategy called Triple Candie as a disguise, creating a protective veil? And if so, protection from whom, or from what? Ethical and legal conundrums, perhaps? Now comes Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, artist and arts lawyer. On April 19, Sarmiento will interrogate Triple Candie to inquire as to its curatorial exhibitions and art historical facilitations and obstructions in order to assess the legal, ethical, and moral repercussions of its performative practices.

RSVP here.

Please join me if you’re in town.


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