Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf: Adel Abdessemed’s second solo exhibition on view at David Zwirner

NEW YORK, NY.- David Zwirner presents an exhibition of new works by Adel Abdessemed. Spanning both of the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street spaces, Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf is Abdessemed’s second solo exhibition since he joined the gallery in 2008. Across a wide range of media, Abdessemed transforms well-known materials and imagery into charged artistic declarations. The artist pulls freely from myriad sources—personal, historical, social, and political—to create a visual language that is simultaneously rich and economical, sensitive and controversial, radical and mundane. The exhibition brings together recent works that revolve around the themes of war, violence, and spectatorship. The 525 gallery space presents