Author: Sharon Mizota
Article MentionsAuthor, Sharon Mizota
Mentioned, David Kordansky
Mentioned, Art Review
Mentioned, David Kordansky Gallery
The best part of Pietro Roccasalvas U.S. solo debut at David Kordansky Gallery is the first piece one sees: a neon sign that reads You never look at me from the place I see you. The paraphrase from French philosopher Jacques Lacan is doubled and arranged in a Mbius strip, illustrating its own paradoxical message: The act of looking establishes a relationship between you and me that is constantly shuttling between our incommensurable points of view. The rest of the show explores this idea in the context of art history. In the center of the room is a giant still life, including, among other things, a deflated hot air balloon, a bunch of grapes (delightfully made of purple balloons) and a wooden boat resembling a lute. sphereit end...(read more)
... The best part of Pietro Roccasalvas U.S. solo debut at David Kordansky ...