New York


12 May - 1 July 2023
Installation view of Torn at Luxembourg + Co., New York. Photo: Joseph Jagos.

On May 12, 2023, Luxembourg + Co., New York, will open Torn, an exhibition exploring the radical uses of torn paper within the context of art since the turn of the twentieth century. The exhibition features works from the 1930s to the present day, from Jean Arp’s first experiments with torn paper collages, to Raymond Hain’s large-scale tearing of billboard ads in the 1950s; from Marcel Duchamp’s hand-torn self-portraits in silhouette to Daniel Buren’s film of torn sheets. Other artists on view will include Lee Krasner and Ellsworth Kelly as well as contemporary explorations of the torn edge by Christian Marclay and Piotr Uklanski.