Jonathan Prince makes his mark on Madison Avenue with new body of work "states of matter"

NEW YORK, NY.- Cynthia-Reeves Projects presents new work by sculptor Jonathan Prince at 535 Madison Avenue, in conjunction with Christie’s and Park Tower Group. Two of Prince’s new sculptures, one which continue his exploration of ‘torn steel’, and a second, which debuts his new body of work ‘states of matter’, will be on view from Friday, February 10 through Friday, March 30, 2012. Known for his work in African and Cambrian black granite, Prince has, over the past two years, broadened his visual inquiry through a vanguard technique of “tearing steel.” He begins by reducing the steel to its most elemental state: the more basic the shape, in his words, “the more past and future seem indistinguishable.” In the Torn Steel series, represented in this exhibition by Prince’s “Bore Block,” the tears are laboriously hand-