Envelope-pushing Nippertown artist-sculptor-inventor Abraham Ferraro presents his latest art event, “Art Course,” on Friday evening at the MarketPlace Gallery in Albany. The performance is slated to begin at 9pm.
Part obstacle course, part performance art and part adrenaline-induced smashing, kicking and punching, “Art Course” is based on Ferraro’s 20-plus years of pursuing his unique brand of sculpture, installation and performance art.
The first obstacle in “Art Course” begins with Ferraro kicking and smashing his way out of a four-by-four-foot solid drywall cube. The course continues with him climbing and breaking through a series of walls, jumping through barb wire hoops, descending ladders and taking several “Art Course”-induced face punches. The performance climaxes with Ferraro pushing a giant, oversized button revealing the true meaning of his work.