The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art

January 27 — March 9, 1996

Ubu Gallery presented works of art by a diverse group of modern and contemporary artists, in which the image of the gun was incorporated. The media shown in this exhibition included objects, collages, assemblages, paintings, drawings, prints and photographs. The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art explored the role of this ‘loaded’ icon, as its cultural role and presence has influenced its visual significan

ARTISTS
Berenice Abbott, Arman, Joan Barker, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Douglas Beube, Gary Brotmeyer, Jonathan Borofsky, William S. Burroughs & John Giorno, Buster Cleveland, Oscar Dominguez, Elliot Erwitt, Andreas Feininger, Charles Henri Ford, Gilles Gheerbrant, Al Hansen, Geoffrey Hendricks, George Herms, Rebecca Horn, Georges Hugnet, William Klein, Steven Kroninger, Roy Lichtenstein, Susan Lipper, Donald Lipski, Helmut Löhr, Marcel Mariën, Robert Mapplethorpe, Larry Miller, Helmut Newton, Yoko Ono, Tom Otterness, Ed Paschke, Sharon Pettus, James Prez, Man Ray, Carl Frederik Reutersward, Tom Sachs, Nikki de Saint-Phalle, Jindřich Štyrský, Donald Sultan, Robert The, Arthur Tress, Ted Victoria, Jacques Villeglé, Andy Warhol, Robert Watts, Weegee, Joyce Weiner, H.C. Westermann, David Wojnarowicz, Holly Wright

PRESS
Time Out New York / Reviews / February 14–21, 1996 / Tim Griffin / 1 reproduction
New York Magazine / Art: On View / February 19, 1996 / 1 reproduction

Press Release

Announcement edition ubu #7