July 01, 2012 - November 30, 2012
Sponsored by Akio Tagawa, USA
Mono Schwarz-Kogelnik explores issues of perception and phenomenology within visual art. He investigates these issues through a variety of media including sculpture and drawing. Schwarz-Kogelnik questions the different values that art institutions and the art market place on works and analyzes how viewers relate to them. His work is a meditation on the values of uniqueness, authorship, originality, objecthood and labor within art, probing the differences between experiencing art directly and through mediated reproductions.
Mono Schwarz-Kogelnik (born 1967, London) currently lives and works in New York City. He studied philosophy at the University of Chicago and Kings College, London, holds an M.Arch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts.