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Julian Hoeber at Harris Lieberman
"The centerpiece of the exhibition will be DH#2, a free-standing structure based on the architecture of “gravitational mystery spots”, a kind of American roadside attraction. Mystery spots usually lay claim to being sites of supernatural power or geological anomaly to explain a severe effect of disorientation and vertigo for the visitor, when in truth these effects are the result of an architectural trick. Hoeber’s version uses the same crooked structure as the roadside attraction, but reveals the device behind the hoax, while never diminishing the effect. DH#2 is a variation on Demon Hill, Hoeber’s outdoor sculpture made for the Hammer Museum in 2010.”

Julian Hoeber at Harris Lieberman

"The centerpiece of the exhibition will be DH#2, a free-standing structure based on the architecture of “gravitational mystery spots”, a kind of American roadside attraction. Mystery spots usually lay claim to being sites of supernatural power or geological anomaly to explain a severe effect of disorientation and vertigo for the visitor, when in truth these effects are the result of an architectural trick. Hoeber’s version uses the same crooked structure as the roadside attraction, but reveals the device behind the hoax, while never diminishing the effect. DH#2 is a variation on Demon Hill, Hoeber’s outdoor sculpture made for the Hammer Museum in 2010.”

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