Psychedelic Still Lifes
Daniel Gordon’s solo show Screen Selections and Still Lifes, on view at Wallspace (New York, NY), features the artist’s still lifes, in addition to Screen Selections—an entirely new body of “abstract compositions that appear divorced from time, place or context.” Closes December 20.
Deconstructed Sugar Sphinx
Kara Walker elaborates on her sugar sphinx sculpture, A Subtlety, or the marvelous Sugar Baby, in her upcoming show at Sikkema Jenkins (New York, NY). Afterword features, among other objects, the severed left fist of the sphinx. Opens November 21.
Souped–Up Car Parts
Ancient methods of casting and gilding manifest in Matthew Barney’s vehicle derived sculptures (based on motifs in his six-hour film River of Fundament) at Sadie Coles (London, UK). Crown Zinc closes December 13.
For Guy Fawk’s Day in London, Kalup Linzy and Dan Colen appeared in a billboard-size image naked and kissing in front of the Statue of Liberty. “We feel it is our birthright to love without oppression or racism,” they said, “things that have historically separated us.”
The Autoconstrucción Suites—a traveling exhibition of Abraham Cruzvillegas’s sculptural work—is on view at Museo Jumex (Mexico City). The artist’s recent experiments in video and performance are also included. Closes February 8, 2015.