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Jorge Pardo’s Newest Installation Transforms Friedrich Petzel Gallery into a Labyrinth

NEW YORK, NY.- Friedrich Petzel Gallery presents the eighth solo exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Jorge Pardo. Jorge Pardo’s newest installation transforms the gallery space into a labyrinth of interlocking structures. Like a three-dimensional library, the images, which are amassed from the internet, depict unlimited categorical scenes of nature and culture. Pardo views art largely through the perspective of design and architecture, making no hierarchical distinctions between his paintings, sculptures, installations, buildings or lamps. This work continues Pardo’s interest in appropriating domestic architectural elements that are alluring, practical, and continuously question the viewer’s definition and expectation of what one may consider traditional fine art. Jorge Pardo is among the first generation of artists to utilize fully the advancement in computer technologies to explore virtual spaces, utopias and the