Philip Kelleher

  • picks February 09, 2018

    Bruce Nauman

    Quietude governs “Parameters,” an exhibition of five videos made by Bruce Nauman between 1968 and 1969 that are shown on monitors delicately tucked into the various rooms of architect Luis Barragán’s understated house. This subtlety allows the artworks and architecture to interact, rather than compete for attention. Walking with Contrapposto, 1968, provides the most successful layering of the artist’s body, the medium, and the domestic interior. The video is positioned opposite the entryway of a modestly sized afternoon room, so that the hallway within the video extends the perspectival depth