Robert Irwin, Double Blind, Exhibition view, Secession 2013, Photo: Philipp Scholz Rittermann

Robert Irwin

Double Blind

July 5 – September 1, 2013

The US artist Robert Irwin will present his new installation Double Blind in the Secession’s main gallery. The work is a response to the properties of the space, a way of working for which the artist has coined the term “site-conditioned.” Double Blind is one of only a few site-conditioned installations that Irwin has realized in Europe and the most recent opus in the artist’s long-term engagement with the themes of perception and experience, with light, aesthetics, and questions of reality and illusion.

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Robert Irwin, born in Long Beach, California, in 1928, lives and works in San Diego, California.