Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Marepe at Max Hetzler


Awkward sculpture and its attendant vernacular methods, what Peter Eeley called Marepe's "workaday ingenuity" loaded with Brazilian references whose"neo-Concretist intimacy" elides the "opaque mirrors" of cultural difference, here attempted to be smoothed by a PR's explication of symbols. Instead the press's hermeneutic attachmenting only underscores the bricolage, its endearing clumsiness. Performing all the necessary jury rigging to make functional an object with what's at hand.

See too: “The Crack-Up” at Room East (B. Wurtz) , Robert Grosvenor at Karma