Lie Like a Rug, 2000-01
18,000 Letraset marker caps on flexible canvas, rubber edging
63" x 99" x 4"

Lie Like a Rug: studio view
Convex Mirror: Lie Like a Rug, installation view HEREArt, NYC

Lie Like a Rug: detail view

Lie Like a Rug: studio view

Exhibition History

Manuf®actured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects, Museum of Contemporary Craft, co-curated by Mara and Steven Holt Slov, Portland, OR, August 28, 2008- January 4, 2009 (catalogue/book)

Floored, Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC, January 21 – April 1, 2007

Bi-Focal, solo exhibition, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, September 8th- October 6th, 2006

Over + Over: Passion As Process, group exhibition (catalogue)
Austin Museum of Art, May 13 through August 6, 2006
Katonah Art Museum, Katonah, NY, October 2, 2005 through January 1, 2006
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, April 29- July 31, 2005
Krannert Art Museum,Urbana-Champaign, IL. January, 2005

Formed to Function?, group exhibition, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2003

Sense Data, four-person exhibition, The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA, 2002

Building Supplies, four-person exhibition, Spaces, Cleveland, OH, 2002

Faster than the Eye, four-person exhibition, Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco, CA, 2002

Alterations, group exhibition, James Graham & Sons Gallery, New York City, 2001

POST-DIGITAL: 800 lbs. of pixels, solo exhibition, HEREArt, Soho, NY (catalogue)

"Sperber's Visual Trickery is the Highlight of Cameron's 'Floored'"
by Isabel Heblich
January 25, 2007

The New York Times
"Making Something Out of Nothing"
by Benjamin Genocchio
October 30, 2005

The Boston Globe
"Repetition makes the ordinary sublime"
by Christine Temin
July 20, 2005

The New York Times
"Devorah Sperber-- HEREArt"
by Ken Johnson
March 23, 2001

Sculpture Magazine
"Devorah Sperber--HEREArt"
by Joel Silverstein
December, 2001

The New Yorker

July 30, August 6, 2001

New York Magaine
"Talent: The Textile Business"
by Edith Newhall
July 9, 2001

Time Out New York
by Sarah Schmerler
July 19-26, 2001

Artist Statement back to Kohler installation views

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