“CLIPPED” Installation Now at Le Salon D’Art

Posted on: July 5th, 2011 at 6:18 am by

The hair salon-cum-gallery Le Salon d’Art at 90 Stanton Street is gearing up for its next exhibition. Entitled “CLIPPED” (a play on words for sure), the month-long showcase promises to display “appropriated material from the streets of New York City.” A group of six local artists – Andrew Matsumoto, Michael Serafino, Jeremy Penn, Flip Skip, Ari Lankin and Borbay – is transforming found materials into a completely new context.

Here is the official industry babble description:

“CLIPPED” refers to the link these artists share using printed paper as their most common found material. These works embody and perpetuate our fractured reality by literally fracturing it even further. Materials, words, and images are clipped from their original context and reborn in new situations. The end result enables the viewer to slip into an infinite realm of the past, the present, and the future.

While the requisite launch party is not until July 14, the installation is still open for public viewing. “CLIPPED” will be on display until the end of July.


Exhibition Preview: CLIPPED, at Le Salon d' Art… by Borbay

Recent Stories

hanksy-memorial-day-2
Hanksy Gets Real with Series of Memorial Day Pieces [PHOTOS]

In a departure from the usual, prolific street artist Hanksy held the pun and got real with a series of four wheat-paste posters this holiday weekend. All were glued around the Lower East Side. The overall theme with these is essentially about how Memorial Day has become about barbecues, vacations, fashions, and the unofficial start […]

19easthouston-drilling-1
Drilling Begins Ahead of 6-Story Commercial Development at 19 East Houston Street

It’s a narrow tract of SoHo land currently underutilized and certainly overpriced, so why not re-develop it? The city’s Economic Development Corporation, the previous owner, ultimately decided to sell the 6,190 square-foot parcel (address is 19 East Houston) in 2013 to Madison Capital for $26 million. However, the deal didn’t actually go through until two weeks ago, […]

bisous-ciao-closed-1
Bisous Ciao Macaron Bakery on Stanton Street Closes, Consolidates with Bleecker Location

Local macaron bakery, Bisous Ciao, just pulled the plug on its original Lower East Side outpost. Security gate is drawn, and a handwritten note pasted to the window bids farewell to Hell Square. First on the scene in September 2010, Bisous Ciao spent nearly six years at 101 Stanton Street. This flagship brick-and-mortar was an […]

Rendering composite of Ben Shaoul and 196 Orchard St, Photo: Real Deal
More About that 3-Level Equinox Gym Coming to Ben Shaoul’s Orchard Street Development

It’s old news that hated developer-landlord Ben Shaoul attracted Equinox gym to his new ten-story condo project beside Katz’s Deli. But it’s not yet a done deal. More red tape. The city, vis-a-vis the Board of Standards and Appeals, must first approve a special permit to operate a “physical culture establishment” under current zoning restrictions […]

71clinton-whales-1
Cursed 71 Clinton Street Space Reboots with ‘The Whales’ this Week

Down, but still not out, one Clinton Street bar-owner is apparently trying again. Those keeping track know full well that 71 Clinton Street is no stranger to turnover. It’s a perennially hexed property. Every restaurant in this spot since the eviction of Fat Hippo six years ago has been from the same principle – Patate […]