The X Initiative’s Amateur Encore

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Published February 4, 2010

PHOTO BY AIMEE WALLESTON

Last night, a group of artists showed their work at a prestigious Chelsea art space. For 24 hours beginning the morning of February 3 at 11 AM, any and all artists were invited to show art at the X Initiative in its last show. The result was a Relational Aesthetic mini-masterpiece, inspired by curator Walter Hopps’ infamous 1978 event “36 Hours,” and a fitting conclusion to a year of improvised but accomplished programming that added a dose of beneficent, renegade energy to an art world undone by bubbles and bursts. SEE THE FULL SLIDESHOW