“The Thrill of the Hunt” at Pavel Zoubok Gallery

11 October-10 November 2012

Barton Lidicé Beneš used collage as a form of satirical social commentary, confronting issues of HIV, celebrity, money, mortality, and disposable culture. His material pallet included discarded celebrity objects, shredded currencies from various countries, AIDS paraphernalia, and recycled historical materials. Beneš was actively involved in AIDS awareness, using his art as a discursive platform to address his own struggles with the epidemic as well as being featured in a number of documentaries about art, AIDS, and gay history. Pavel Zoubok Gallery presents a memorial exhibition celebrating Beneš’ life and work. The exhibition includes collage and sculpture pieces from the series “Botanica”, currency collages inspired by nature, “Museums”, and others.

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Pavel Zoubok Gallery
533 West 23rd Street
New York, New York 10011


Sticks & Stones
by Barton Lidicé Beneš
mixed media assemblage

Image courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Gallery