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Marvin Touré
,
the blood is the water.
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Catalina Schliebener Muñoz
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Deep, Deep Woods
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Isla Hansen
,
How to Get to Make Believe
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Andrea Peña
,
States of Transmutation
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Asim Waqif
,
Assume the Risk
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The Mattress Factory is an artist-centered museum, international residency program and renowned producer and presenter of installation art. We say “yes” to artists, offering time and space to dream and realize projects in our hometown, Pittsburgh, PA. We invite audiences from around the world and around the corner to step inside, immerse and connect with the artistic process.

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Two Works

Linn Meyers

Artist Studio

Lonnie Graham

The artist has chosen to live in this space for the duration of the show.

Reward Yourself with Free Gasoline

Paul Bowden

Male and female spiders coexisting on a precarious web.

Studio Portrait of the Artist

Dennis Bergevin

Fall

Tom Bedger

The artist creates the atmosphere of Fall in the rooms normally occupied by visiting artists to the Mattress Factory.

Portrait of the Artist as a Museum

Robert Ziller

Remembering a drawing by Man Ray in which a woman's face was represented with reflective eyes, the artist has installed mirrored glass in the two windows on the upper floor of the façade of 1414 Monterey.

A Walk through Destiny's Plaything -- a play by David Sedaris

John Smith

Workplace

Harry Schwalb

With zen-like concision, the artist outlines the fastidious process of his art and introduces hints of autobiography.

Hi, I've Got Two Minutes

Michele de la Reza & Peter Kope

Appropriating three discarded booths from a popular North Side bar and installing them at 1414 Monterey, the artists have set up memory games and small video sequences on the tables.

Strata

Karen Page

A video shows hands gradually teasing out wool.

Stream

Dutch MacDonald

This installation explores the practice of video and the possibilities of the three-dimensional.

Prescience 97'

Jane Haskell

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Linn Meyers

Two Works
2001

Lonnie Graham

Artist Studio
2001

Paul Bowden

Reward Yourself with Free Gasoline
2001

Dennis Bergevin

Studio Portrait of the Artist
2001

Tom Bedger

Fall
2001

Robert Ziller

Portrait of the Artist as a Museum
2002

John Smith

A Walk through Destiny's Plaything -- a play by David Sedaris
2002

Harry Schwalb

Workplace
2002

Michele de la Reza & Peter Kope

Hi, I've Got Two Minutes
2002

Karen Page

Strata
2002

Dutch MacDonald

Stream
2002

Jane Haskell

Prescience 97'
2002

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