Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled (Oppenheim Press Release), 1974-1976; photocopy on letterhead, 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006
-ust 1 – Aug. 28)
From New York City, is a prolific
-experiments in video projects
-have made him one of the most
-”new artists”. At Artpark the
-eim and his son will be stretched
-awing 1000 ft across the park’s
-Using a dark pliable liquid,
-v each of the lines from the
-ctly on the earth, creating an immense
-be most clearly visible from the highway
-addition to his work on the spoils pile,
-heim will create three fireworks displays, scheduled opening night, July 4 and Midsummer Night’s Ever on
–ugust 7. These works will be carefully designed both to create forms and to spell out words in the night sky.
Born in Mason City, Washington in 1938, Oppenheim has exhibited his works throughout North America and Europe. He is the recipient of a Guggeheim Fellowship for sculpture in 1972 and a grant from the National Endowment of Arts in 1974.