Sam Benezra

  • picks May 14, 2019

    Milena Rossignoli

    “Tendø,” the title of Milena Rossignoli’s latest exhibition, brings together the Latin verb tendere, meaning “to stretch” or “to extend,” and the mathematical symbol for an empty set, here referencing the concept of “the void.” The nonce word is an apt descriptor for the forces at play—the sculptural mainstays of tension, space, light, gravity, time—and the delicate balance Rossignoli achieves between them. The thirteen sculptures here, all created in situ, imbue the room with reticent energy, comprising an airy architecture of absence.

    Three heavy, hanging sheets of gray, nylon-coated fabric (