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Yui Kugimiya and Fabienne Lasserre: Foreign Object
7/17/2010- 8/21/2010


Shunning the familiar and embracing the alien, Yui Kugimiya and Fabienne Lasserre dissect bodily conventions - human, animal and other. Kugimiya's small paintings erupt with string and fur. They straddle the space between abjection and abstraction, exuding a delicate ooze that occasionally makes room for a cat to poke through. The contorted tentacles and rough surfaces of Lasserre's polyrhythmic sculptures are layered with handmade-felt, paint, and paper; interweaving a tactile attention to material with a radical evisceration of the intuitive process.


Press:

The Art of Quiet: Dead-of-summer art lineup for your weekend
TimeOut New York

Report from Brooklyn: Regina Rex Gallery
the artblog: Emmy Thelander

Regina Rex Rises in Ridgewood, Queens
Hyperallergic.com: Stephen Truax

The Curatorial Knife: Artist Collective Regina Rex
BushwickBK.com: Stephen Truax



Texts:

FOREIGN OBJECTS by Yevgeniya Traps

ALWAYS by Roger Van Voorhees


Installation view


Foreground: Fabienne Lasserre
Looped
2009
Linen, acrylic polymer, pigment and acrylic
38 x 38 x 25.5 in.

Background: Yui Kugimiya
Untitled (On a Cloudy Day) and Untitled (In a Forrest)
2010
Acrylic and yarn on canvas
9 x 12 in.

Foreground:
Fabienne Lasserre
Simple Shout
2010
Linen, acrylic polymer, enamel, wire, and strips of polymer
46 x 70 x 16 in.

Background:
Yui Kugimiya
Untitled (Summer Bathing)
Acrylic and yarn on canvas
9 x 12 in.

Installation view


Installation view


Installation view


Installation view


Fabienne Lasserre
Looped
2009
Linen, acrylic polymer,pigment and acrylic
38 x 38 x 25.5 in.

Fabienne Lasserre
Untitled
2009
Hair, plaster and wood
33 x 19 x 25.5 in.

Fabienne Lasserre
Arbitrary, Decorative and Untrustworthy
2009
Linen, acrylic polymer, pigment, acrylic paint, aluminum, steel, strips of polymer
53 x 30 x 31 in.

Yui Kugimiya
Untitled (Vertigo)
2010
Acrylic and yarn on canvas
9 x 12 in.

Yui Kugimiya
Untitled (In a Forrest)
2010
Acrylic and yarn on canvas
9 x 12 in.


Yui Kugimiya
Untitled (Square Face)
2010
Acrylic and yarn on canvas
11 x 14 in.

Fabienne Lasserre
Borderer
2009
Linen, acrylic polymer, and acrylic paint
22.5 x 11 x 23.5 in.

Fabienne Lasserre
Borderer
2009
Linen, acrylic polymer, and acrylic paint
22.5 x 11 x 23.5 in.

Installation view