First Solo Exhibition by Yoram Wolberge at Benrimon Contemporary

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NEW YORK, NY.- Benrimon Contemporary presents the first solo exhibition of San Francisco based artist, Yoram Wolberger. The show consists of works from his Cowboys & Indians series, including two life size cowboy sculptures, one life size Indian sculpture, and the full set of related prints. Wolberger’s art manipulates and challenges perceptions of the familiar through a variety of sculptural interventions. He often chooses to work with everyday, culturally iconic, objects to which we attach deep-seated and often unconscious meanings. Transformed beyond their original context, these objects suggest new associations and provoke fresh insights into their larger societal relevance and influence. Cowboys & Indians is based on the widely familiar toy figurines with which Wolberger played during his youth, and invites viewers to consider the manufacturing of common cultural stereotypes. Faithfully reproducing the seemingly