Matthew Shen Goodman

  • Artie Vierkant, Air filter and method of constructing same 34, 2014, US Patent 8118919 B1, aluminum, print on charcoal fiberglass mesh, print on organza, wood, 50 x 80 x 25".
    picks December 10, 2014

    Artie Vierkant

    With someone as Internet ubiquitous as Artie Vierkant, it’s always pleasant to see the work in person. His latest exhibition, “A Model Release,” begins with the two-screen video piece Antoine Office, Antoine Casual, 2014, where Vierkant uses stock motion-capture data to animate a 3-D scan of a man. Rendered by turns in business attire and in a yellow T-shirt and flip-flops, Antoine gesticulates wildly against single-color backdrops and at one point his own flattened face.

    The gallery’s back room is taken over by the second iteration of Vierkant’s ongoing series “Exploits.” In 2013, the artist