Josef Strau

Don't Climb the Pyramids

June 23 – August 1, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids, Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids

Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids, Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids

Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Reading Lamp, 2006, mixed media lamp, 49 x 9 x 9 inches (124.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)

Reading Lamp, 2006

mixed media lamp

49 x 9 x 9 inches (124.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)

The (non-profit) Idiot, 2006, mixed media lamp, 58 x 10 x 10 inches

The (non-profit) Idiot, 2006

mixed media lamp

58 x 10 x 10 inches

The (non-profit) Idiot, 2006 (detail), mixed media lamp, 58 x 10 x 10 inches

The (non-profit) Idiot, 2006 (detail)

mixed media lamp

58 x 10 x 10 inches

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids, Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids

Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids, Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids

Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids, Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

Installation view, Don't Climb the Pyramids

Greene Naftali, New York, 2006

JS, 2006, mixed media lamp, 51 x 17 x 16 inches

JS, 2006

mixed media lamp

51 x 17 x 16 inches

Portfolio Lamp, 2006, mixed media lamp, 18 x 14 x 14 inches

Portfolio Lamp, 2006

mixed media lamp

18 x 14 x 14 inches

The Teapot, 2006, lamp with glassine, wire, and sound, 14 x 54 x 24 inches (35.6 x 137.2 x 61 cm)

The Teapot, 2006

lamp with glassine, wire, and sound

14 x 54 x 24 inches (35.6 x 137.2 x 61 cm)

J and S, 2006, mixed media lamp, 64 x 38 x 16 inches

J and S, 2006

mixed media lamp

64 x 38 x 16 inches

The Dependent Lamp, 2006, mixed media lamps, 59 x 36 x 20 inches (149.9 x 91.4 x 50.8 cm)

The Dependent Lamp, 2006

mixed media lamps

59 x 36 x 20 inches (149.9 x 91.4 x 50.8 cm)

The Betrayal Lamp, 2006, mixed media lamp, 57 x 17 x 23 inches (144.8 x 43.2 x 58.4 cm)

The Betrayal Lamp, 2006

mixed media lamp

57 x 17 x 23 inches (144.8 x 43.2 x 58.4 cm)

Blueprint for Chapter 4 Lamp, 2006, mixed media lamp, 60 x 18 x 24 inches (152.4 x 45.7 x 61 cm)

Blueprint for Chapter 4 Lamp, 2006

mixed media lamp

60 x 18 x 24 inches (152.4 x 45.7 x 61 cm)