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Matthew Barney’s “Facility of DECLINE”

GLADSTONE GALLERY, New York

View of Matthew Barney's "Facility of DECLINE," Gladstone Gallery, New York, 2016.
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Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

“Facility of DECLINE” at Gladstone Gallery, New York, “mirrors but does not reproduce” Matthew Barney’s iconic 1991 exhibition of the same name at the gallery’s SoHo space.(1) Immediately upon entering, one is immersed in Barney’s now familiar yet ever fantastic world of petroleum jelly, mythic characters, seductive hermeticism, and ever-revelatory... continue reading
Jean-Luc Mylayne’s “Chaos”

GLADSTONE GALLERY, New York

View of Jean-Luc Mylayne’s “Chaos”, Gladstone Gallery, New York, 2014.
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Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

Our contemporary ontology is one of acceleration and mania. Along with the logic of global and cognitive capitalism, we look to our iPhones and the internet as the source for these intensified temporalities. Indeed, walk out on any street and hundreds of individuals are engaged in locating their sense of... continue reading
Damián Ortega

GLADSTONE GALLERY, New York

Damián Ortega, Harvest, 2013.
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Arnaud Gerspacher

If language is a tool then two things follow: there was a time before the tool was useful, hanging in a pre-anthropological state of potential, and there may come a time when it once again becomes useless. Similarly, if the sign is arbitrary, then there was a time before it... continue reading
“The Unfinished Film”

GLADSTONE GALLERY, New York

View of, "The Unfinished Film", Gladstone Gallery, New York, 2011.
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Media Farzin

“Am I going haywire? Seriously. Am I going to finish the goddamn thing?” Hollis Frampton was frequently anxious about his monumental Magellan film project. “If you don’t finish an epic poem it is a more or less magnificent ruin,” he said. “This I probably have got to finish or I... continue reading
Kai Althoff's, "Punkt, Absatz, Blümli" (period, paragraph, Blümli), at Gladstone Gallery, New York
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Paddy Johnson

There’s something slightly strange about walking into an installation designed to look like a homemade living room in every way but the lighting. In the case of Kai Althoff at Gladstone Gallery, the cement floor painted bright yellow doesn’t exactly scream domesticity either, but the artist has integrated enough interior design elements that the florescent lights hanging from the lowered ceiling is disconcerting. Why arrange a raised nappy rug, a series of paintings... continue reading

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