Lehmann Maupin announces its first exhibition of works by Belgian artist Patrick Van Caeckenbergh. A voracious reader and collector of knowledge, Van Caeckenbergh coalesces bits of information—from scientific diagrams to fairytales—into unified ideas that are brought to life in his artwork. He is constantly organizing and classifying his research to make sense of it, and often mixing this information with his personal ideas and imagination to create a new narrative. Van Caeckenbergh’s conceptual work represents the visual articulation of complex webs of interconnected information that he is constantly collecting. The sculptural installation at the center of Van Caeckenbergh’s exhibition at Lehmann Maupin, THE PICTURESQUE HISTORY OF EMPTINESS, Les

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