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Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks

Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks

July 22 – September 23, 2006

Large-scale installation created by Southern California artist Joan Tanner, curated by Meg Linton, Director of the Ben Maltz Gallery. Using raw 
Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks

Large-scale installation created by Southern California artist Joan Tanner, curated by Meg Linton, Director of the Ben Maltz Gallery. Using raw materials like Blister-Pac, corrugated plastic paneling, galvanized metal, air-duct filters, plywood, industrialized coating, light and video, Tanner assembles a precarious environment to tackle the visual paradox of architectonic order and disintegration—ordering to achieve perfection and humankind’s inability to escape imperfection. www.joantanner.com


About the Exhibition

Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks (2006)


Joan Tanner Catalogue

Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks
 (2006) / $20/ Available on Amazon.com and in Gallery
Softcover / 53 pages / 48 color plates / 10 x 7.5 inches / ISBN 0-930209-12-5
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title.
Exhibition curator: Meg Linton
Foreward by: Meg Linton
Essay by: Michael Darling / Interview with artist by: Julien Robson
Description: Solo exhibition comprised of large-scale installation created by Southern California artist Joan Tanner. Using raw materials like Blister-Pac, corrugated plastic paneling, galvanized metal, air-duct filters, plywood, industrialized coating, light and video, Tanner assembles a precarious environment to tackle the visual paradox of architectonic order and disintegration—ordering to achieve perfection and humankind’s inability to escape imperfection.