Art F City
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Elizabeth LeCompte & Ken Kobland’s reconstruction of Rumstick Road paints a morbid, but illuminating picture of the mental illness that ran through Spalding Gray’s family, and afflicted his mother.
In which we discuss Jennifer Meanley at SECCA and Nancy Rubins at The Weatherspoon.
What’s on view: Dollnados, shirt canopies, shoe canopies, ballgown rooms, party rooms, freaky war rooms, hollowed-out TVs, fabric caves, alternative economies, karaoke nights, bouncy ball instruments…et cetera.
Charlie Rose asks whether this year’s biennial will help us understand what contemporary art is. It won’t, because in the view of its curators, contemporary art doesn’t exist.
Can art effectively question identity if it reinforces rather than questions stereotypes? Probably not, which makes any media attention for Sean Fader’s ‘SUP?’ a little grating.
We saw provisional painting, photos of detritus, and lots and lots of homorerotica.
Art F City editors Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch tackle the subtleties of art and food in this “We Went to” edition.
For a recent example of art that’s salable but lacks much of a message, take a look at NUD NOB, Sarah Lucas’s solo show at Gladstone Gallery’s 24th street location.
We head to the Upper East Side to take a look at Adam Baumgold Gallery, Wright Gallery, and Venus Over Manhattan.
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