The works included in Psychological Abstraction are neither abstract nor representational. They are contemporary visual objects which express, in miscellaneous ways, the influences of the new electronic technology, the effects of consumer products through the constant rhythms of their promotion, and the visual experiences created by the mass media. The new conditions dictated by this new input which has been added to our lives, invoke images from our memory and our life experiences in a concrete way, creating various mental sequences. The new visual phenomena have so modified the terms of our ability to perceive and have brought about so many changes in our way of thinking and behaving, that we are only able to approach these works through criteria different from those previously established. The works which make up the exhibition pose these problems indirectly and allow observers the freedom to provide their own interpretation according to their own psychological and intellectual dispositions. Psychological Abstraction refers to the inventions created by the works of art in question.

The exhibition includes works by the following artists: John Armleder, Nicos Baikas, Alan Belcher, Gretchen Bender, Mary Carlson, Grenville Davey, Marcel Duchamp, Nancy Dwyer, Fischli & Weiss, Gunther Forg, Robert Gober, Joe Goode, Thomas Grunfeld, Peter Halley, Christina Iglesias, Harold Klingelholler, Jeff Koons, George Lappas, Annette Lemieux, Man Ray, Piero Manzoni, Juan Munoz, Rob Scholte, Thomas Schutte, Mark Stahl, Philip Taaffe, Kathleen Thomas, Ti Shan Hsu, Rosemaria Trockel, Mayer Vaisman, Jan Vercruysse, Wallace & Donahue.

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English - Greek / Paperback / 29,5 x 21 cm / 56 pages / 35 color / 5 b&w