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Robert Longo, Untitled (X Ray of A Bar at the Folies Bergère, 1882 after Manet), 2017. Charcoal on mounted paper, 243,8 x 330,8 cm. Courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac London · Paris · Salzburg. Photo: Artist Studio.



Robert Longo
15 September - 11 November 2017
37 Dover Street, London

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac London is pleased to present Let the Frame of Things Disjoint, the first solo exhibition in London by the American artist Robert Longo, taking place from 15 September until 11 November 2017. A catalogue with a text by Tim Griffin will accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition will feature over twenty new charcoal works exploring the volatility of today's contemporary climate through the lens of Macbeth's famed line: 'let the frame of things disjoint'. Uttered by the treacherous king in admission of his intense guilt, declaring that he would sooner die than live with the consequences of his misdeeds, the passage is understood by Longo as depicting a moment in which the world has already begun to come apart. It is through this 'disjoint' that the artist asks viewers to consider our contemporary climate and its chaotic state of flux.

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For more information, please contact:
Julia Schouten,, +44 (0)20 7183 3577 

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