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Grass Grows by Itself: A Group Exhibition Opens at Marlborough in Chelsea

NEW YORK, NY.- Marlborough Gallery presents a group exhibition titled Grass Grows by Itself, curated by Sima Familant, with works by Chakaia Booker, Mark Bradford, Dale Chihuly, Wade Guyton, David Hammons, Carmen Herrera, Jim Hodges, Wolfgang Laib, Cameron Martin, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Molly McIver, Virginia Overton, George Rickey, Leigh Ruple, Kianja Strobert, Richard Tuttle, Charlene von Heyl, and Robert Žungu, on view from July 15th to September 9th, 2010. The exhibition includes artworks from both emerging and established artists in an effort to present a multigenerational dialectic of varying methodologies and disciplines. The title of the show, appropriated from a Zen proverb, offers the viewer an opportunity to “sit quietly, doing nothing, as when spring comes, the grass grows by itself…”. The exhibition echoes the proverb’s underlying sensibility by aligning artworks that reflect entro