Kayne Griffin Corcoran presents Accidental Menagerie, an exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Max Hooper Schneider. Installed in the south gallery, Schneider presents new large-scale sculptural projects. Initially studying landscape architecture, Schneider’s artistic practice is derivative of his interest in biological constructs. His works combine a multiplicity of objects, forms, and sources, often marked by a non-hierarchical treatment of materials. Drawing from pre-Enlightenment philosophy, each object is treated as having agency and life unto itself even if inanimate or inorganic. Through this approach to material, Schneider seeks to shift the viewer from their assumed position of centrality and superiority as knower and actor into a more investigative and experiential role. Following on from recent works that have explored living systems and specimen

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