Anthony Lannacci

  • Matthias Wagner K

    Matthias Wagner K’s installation, entitled Bufo Viridis (Green toad, 1989), presents a seductive but threatening environment that ominously calls to mind our increasingly sterile and lifeless relationship to nature, and that seems to place survival within the distant realm of the unimaginable. Through the use of a simple formal language, Wagner K addresses the altering or taming of nature. As in many of Wagner K’s previous works, the presence of a vibrant blue light and shallow pools of water seems to distinguish the piece from the rigorously antimimetic by initiating a discourse with both the

  • Cady Noland

    Cady Noland has literally filled the gallery––like a cluttered garage or warehouse––with her complex assemblages of miscellaneous found objects, commodities, ready-mades, and what might be described as picnic or party litter. Excess and confusion acquire an expressivity within the work’s structure. The space is activated by Noland’s 21 works; it is quite difficult to distinguish where one work ends and another begins. What at first appears as sets of amalgamations of random clutter becomes, upon closer observation, the result of a rigorous selection process. Noland’s objects divide themselves