Doug Aitken, 100 Yrs Part 2

photography Spencer Ostrander

coordination Claudia Vitarelli

11 April 2013

Doug Aitken destroyed 303 Gallery in a five day destruction performance.

The gallery was first turned into a humid, dark, cavernous enclave for Part 1 of the exhibition 100 YRS. For Part 2 Aitken orchestrated a crew of percussionists to—sometimes rhythmically—break down and dismantle the gallery, turning a planned demolition into theater. 

303 doug aitken_1

303 doug aitken_2

303 doug aitken_3

303 doug aitken_4

303 doug aitken_5

303 doug aitken_6

303 doug aitken_7

303 doug aitken_8

303 doug aitken_9

303 Gallery has relocated to 507 W 24th Street.

More from GREY

Maison Martin Margiela S/S 2014 - Menswear
Sophie Theallet S/S 2014
Thoughts on GREY X, Part 2
Quantum Present