Sunday, June 14, 2015

“No Joke” at Tanya Leighton


Humor as Trojan delivery vehicle, its content entering us sub-defenses allowing incongruity recognized to bubble forth in laughter, put forth as palliative to the surrealist contemporary, and cartoons which act as Icons for the human dispossessed of their reality's physicality, this show could be thought of as more than just a list of Kantarovsky's references.

See too:  Sanya Kantarovsky at Marc Foxx, "Puddle, pothole, portal" at Sculpture Center, Allison Katz at BFA Boatos, Sean Landers at Friedrich Petzel, Pentti Monkkonen at High Art+Jonathan Viner