“For Are You Rea (1964-68), the artist treated magazine pages as negatives, in essence, developing them so as to allow each side of the original page to bleed through to the other. The unexpected combinations that arose—surprising for their aesthetic and sociological revelations alike—inaugurated Heinecken’s adoption of juxtaposition and layering as key elements to his artistic process.”

Robert Heinecken: Object Matter closes on January 18.