Tom Burr / New Haven

14 May 2017 – 5 November 2017
450 Sargent Dr, New Haven, CT
By Appointment Only

"BODY /BUILDING" took place in a Marcel Breuer-designed Brutalist building owned by IKEA in the artist’s hometown. Burr created this project in response to the Breuer’s architecture, local building and fires codes, mapping his own artistic development onto the history of the city and the building.

Phase 1: Pre-Existing Conditions

Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
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Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works
Tom Burr / New Haven Other Works

Phase 3: Always Already Happening

Project Notes

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Texts/Press

Tom Burr, “A Questionnaire on Monuments,” October 165, Summer 2018

Elena Platonova, “Pre-Existing Conditions in New Haven,” Art Market Monitor, October 13, 2017

Evan Moffitt, “Tom Burr,” Frieze, October 4, 2017

Sheri Pasquarella, “Panorama Interview with Artist Tom Burr,” PIN-UP, Spring/Summer 2017

Sarah Fritchey, “Placing Pieces of Local History in an Empty Marcel Breuer Building,” Hyperallergic, August 10, 2017

Matthew Jeffrey Abrams, “Tom Burr | New Haven | Bortolami,” Four on the Floor, July 21, 2017

Courtney Maum, “Tom Burr’s Latest Project is Inspired by Iconic Building in New Haven,” Norfolk Now, April 1, 2017

“Body/Building,” Yes and No Magazine, April 2017

“500 Words: Tom Burr,” Artforum, February 2017

Tom Burr, Body/Building, December 2016

Alan Feuer, “Art Dealers Move Out of the Gallery and Into a Taco Bell,” The New York Times, October 2016