For her first solo exhibition in New York, Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes will present a new body of site-specific works in the New Museum’s Lobby Gallery. Antunes creates sculptures that reflect the environment that surrounds them and make reference to the work of lesser-known figures from the history of twentieth century architecture and design. Her interest in craft and handwork shines through in her use of wood, bamboo, leather, brass, rope, and string; these materials often find sculptural form as vertical or horizontal demarcations in space or as woven, transparent nets and grids. “Leonor Antunes: I Stand Like A Mirror Before You” reflects Antunes’s investment in a group of female artists and architects for whom New York became an important place for the production and presentation of their work. Working from measurements and proportions specific to the New

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