Conner Reed

  • View of “Bill Albertini: Hands Off,” 2022.
    picks October 28, 2022

    Bill Albertini

    “Hands Off,” Bill Albertini’s latest show here, combines video art, stainless steel, aluminum prints, and robot-whittled wood to highlight modern technology’s generative potential with such elegance, it could make a believer out of the most stubborn Luddite.

    One wall is dedicated to Albertini’s ongoing “Save As” sculpture series, which he’s been chipping away at since 2019. At the center of the arrangement sits a compact prototype designed by the artist in an Oculus Rift VR headset, which was given life via bronze-infused steel by an industrial metallurgy company. Variations on that work flank