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THE BOW TIE COLLECTION: FEBRUARY 8, 2011 - DECEMBER 13, 2011

BOW TIE #1

THE EXHIBITIONS:

image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #1. Assembled February 2011. Guitar picks, wooden hanger, super glue. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #2

THE BENEFIT:

image credit: Bow Tie #2. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Legos, super glue. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #3

THE EXHIBITIONS:

image credit: Bow Tie #3. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Wine and champagne corks, finishing nails, super glue. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #4

THE EXHIBITION:

image credit: Bow Tie #4. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Aluminum can, hot glue, super glue. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #5

THE BENEFIT:

Party in the Garden 2011

image credit: Bow Tie #5. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Chandelier crystals, metal wire. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #6

THE EXHIBITION: 

Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects

image credit: Bow Tie #6. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled July 2011. Computer parts (wiring, cords, and circuit boards), metal wiring, super glue, cork, and paper card stock. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #7

THE EXHIBITION:

de Kooning: A Retrospective

image credit: Bow Tie #7. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled September 2011. Newspaper, water, all-purpose flour, school glue, hot glue, acrylic paint, spray paint, wire hanger, water bottle cap, and scrabble tile. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #8

THE EXHIBITION: 

Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art

image credit: Bow Tie #8. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled October/November 2011. Wire cloth, sand ceramic caulk, wall plaster, wire hanger, spray enamel, acrylic paint. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #9

THE BENEFIT:

image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #9. Assembled October/November 2011. Film negatives, MTA MetroCard, super glue. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #10

THE EXHIBITIONS:

Contemporary Galleries: 1980-Now

Projects 96: Haris Epaminonda

New Photography 2011

image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #10. Assembled November 2011. Acetaminophen pills, multiple adhesives, plastic knife. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

BOW TIE #11

THE EXHIBITION:

 Sanja Iveković: Sweet Violence

image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #11. Assembled December 2011. Nylon stockings, spray acrylic, spray metallic, metal scissor, twine, metal wiring, women's vintage brooch. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.


[source: MoMA.org]