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Faurschou Foundation / New York / Art

Having opened exhibition spaces in Copenhagen, Beijing, and Venice, Danish art dealer-turned-philanthropist Jens Faurschou now debuts his New York space, located in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood. The exhibition of nearly 20 contemporary works, which takes its name from a Chinese Tang Dynasty poem, highlights Faurschou’s strong connection to China and its art: two major pieces by Cai Guo-Qiang and Ai Weiwei find their place among works by Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin, Anselm Kiefer, Yoko Ono, and others. It also includes large-scale installations (a 1985 work by Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, The Ozymandias Parade, nearly takes up a whole room of the new space). “I like that they take you completely in,” Faurschou recently said of the bigger works. “You become part of the piece.” —J.V.

Faurschou Foundation 148 Green St., Brooklyn, NY 11222, United States
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