637 West 27th Street, Suite B, 212-630-0722
January 10 – February 16, 2008
Opening: Thursday, January 10, 6 – 8PM
Even if the intent behind all the work in Schroeder Romero’s exhibition Caucus, isn’t political, David Wojnarowicz’s photograph capturing buffalo falling off a cliff certainly takes on a few of these qualities, particularly in light of the primaries. A well known painter and photographer working in the 80’s and early 90’s, Wojnarowicz work as a writer and activist, takes on an equally sad poetic tone. DiVA TV hosts an mp3 from his Reading series well worth the listen.
I suspect some of the other work in the show may lack Wojnarowicz’s sophistication; William Powhida’s website documenting the artworld’s allies and enemies as identified by you, for example, feels a little shallow for my tastes, but I guess we’ll see how that piece turned out tonight. Much like a mixed tape, very few group exhibitions present work that pleases everyone equally.