Exhibition of new work by Blane De St. Croix opens at Fredericks & Freiser

Fredericks & Freiser presents an exhibition of new work by Blane De St. Croix. The exhibition will include a massive sculpture that fills the entire gallery space. Additionally on view will be several drawings/collages. De St. Croix investigates the human relationship to the contemporary landscape and its conflicts with ecology and geopolitics. This will be his first one- person gallery exhibition in New York. Dead Ice is based on De St. Croix's extensive field research in the Svalbard Archipelago in the Arctic Circle. After travels on an ice breaker ship, ground site visits, photographic documentation, aerial flyovers, zodiac excursions to glaciers, explorations of abandoned mining towns, as well as numerous interviews, De St. Croix's sculptural and drawing practice focuses on the iconic landscape with metaphorical roots in the region's complex history. The scientific term "dead

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